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5 Ways to Exploit Your Work Skills for Travel

Traveling isn't easy: transportation delays, VISA requirements, getting your bearings, and talking to strangers... Travel is intimidating, but not impossible. In fact, you already...
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Strategies for Living in a Truck as a Couple (with video)

In 2014 my wife and I lived in our Toyota Tacoma pickup to reduce costs on a five-month road trip across Canada. Yes, living...
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Your Memories Deserve Better: Make a Photobook

Why make a photobook of your vacation? One of these fates could befall the precious memories you captured in time forever: You get back from...
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Before Taking a Road Trip with Elderly Parents

Road tripping with your parents as an adult is a chance to move past your parent / child relationship. And now that you have...
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Food and Travel: Connect the World to Your Stomach

The rise of foodie culture hasn't just opened more farm-to-table restaurants or craft beer houses. Foodies are increasingly fulfilling their passion for all things...
No Apologies: How to Completely Embrace Your Travel Style

No Apologies: How to Completely Embrace Your Travel Style

Luxury vs budget, beach vs jungle, solo vs group…travel comes in all shapes, sizes, and styles. When you choose how you travel, is your...
Expand Your Travel Style

7 Ways to Expand Your Travel Style

As a flashpacker I enjoy a fusion of cheap travel and occasional comfort. Flashpacking's my preferred travel style but there are other ways to...
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Making Lasting Memories of Travel Using Mindfulness

"Think about this moment. Exactly how this feels right now." My friend and I were sitting on lounge chairs on the roof of the...
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Should I Learn a Language for Traveling? The Answer is in 5 Simple Questions

Whether going to Costa Rica for three weeks or France for three days, you need to consider learning the local language before traveling. I...
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How These 4 Mistakes Taught Me to Fully Embrace Travel

My travel style has changed since I took my first big trip, but I still love it: venturing out in the unknown, discovering new...