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15 ways to reduce the risk of being robbed while traveling

Nobody likes to be pickpocketed or mugged. Unfortunately, travelers are easy targets for thieves. Here are some tips to help you avoid being a victim, and to minimize your losses if you do get robbed. The world isn’t a dark scary … Continue reading

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20 Things to know before taking a Great Lakes roadtrip

1. Since 2009, travelers of all nationalities will need a passport to travel between the USA and Canada. 2. If traveling during summer, book in advance. August is high season around the Great Lakes and nearly every campground close to the lakes … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Around the World in 100 Days

14 Countries 5 Continents 18 Flights 19 Hostels 40,000+ Miles

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The Greatest Lesson I Learned From Traveling

“The world is a book, and those who don’t travel only read one page.” -Saint Augustine   Traveling is a learning experience. You meet different people, see new things, and work through new challenges. Your mind is stretched and your … Continue reading

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10 Budget Breakdowns That Will Destroy Your Wallet

You’ve done your research and you know exactly how much money you need to travel…now add 10-20% on top of that. Why? It doesn’t matter how well you budget, there will always be unforeseen budget breakdowns that you will encounter … Continue reading

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39 Observations from a 105 Day RTW Trip

1. Most people don’t cheese as hard as Americans when taking pictures. 2. A lot of South Americans really don’t like that we call ourselves Americans instead of United Statians like they do in Spanish. 3. Your network is way … Continue reading

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How Much Does a Round-the-World Trip Cost?

The myth that travel is inherently expensive is finally nearing extinction. Travel is within your reach. Many people have no idea how much money they are spending on rent, gas, and groceries just living their normal life. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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