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VIDEO: Great Lakes Roadtrip

2 Countries 5 Great Lakes 2,500 miles 10 Days

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Victoria Falls vs. Iguazu Falls

There’s something about waterfalls that captivates the human mind. Like gazing into a campfire, it’s easy to become mesmerized by a little falling water. Victoria Falls and Iguazu Falls have established themselves as two of the world’s most impressive natural … Continue reading

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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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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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5 American Stereotypes That Aren’t Terrible

American travelers are all used to encountering stereotypes while abroad. We’re all fat, loud, gun-slinging, ignorant racists. Right? While many people choose to focus on the negative aspects of the USA, there are plenty of positive (or hilarious) generalizations that you may … 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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