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Why you should never take the trip of a lifetime

The phrase “trip of a lifetime” needs to be retired. By adding those three simple worlds to an upcoming or recently completed trip, you are giving up. If I say that my round-the-world trip was the journey of a lifetime, I’m … Continue reading

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Europe or Southeast Asia? Which is better for American backpackers?

I talk to countless people that want to travel long-term, the majority of them being (American) college students who are just months away from graduation. They usually ask about my RTW trip and then tell me how they’ve always thought about … 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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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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How to Book the Hostel That’s Right for You

For inexperienced travelers, booking budget accommodation can be intimidating. With so many choices, how do you know which one to pick? This post will focus on hostels specifically, and hopefully help you choose the one that’s right for you. A … Continue reading

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