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Portable Souvenir Ideas Every Backpacker Should Know

I've bought plenty of easy-to-carry souvenirs on my travels. I've made excellent choices and ridiculous mistakes. To give you some souvenir ideas and help...
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Don’t Suck. Know What Souvenirs to Buy

Souvenirs remind you of the places you've been, the people you've met, and experiences you've had. They also show people how cool you are...
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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...
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Don’t Miss Out on Local Food When You Travel

So you've just bought your ticket, and already you're dreaming about your vacation. There's lots to look forward to: the climate, the people, the...
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Achieve Your Travel Goals (Presentation)

Is your bucket list overloaded with travel ideas that never happen? View the embedded SlideShare presentation below; it's short, only 9 slides, and has...
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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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Smart Things to Do at Work Before Vacation

You've started the countdown and soon you'll be free of impending deadlines, long hours at the office, and rapidly expanding to-do lists. But wait! Before...
Use Travel to Discover Your Authentic Self

5 Easy Ways to Use Travel to Discover Your Authentic Self

Imagine you're free from judgement, expectations, and responsibilities, then strip away every view ever forced on you. Don't even think about how well you...
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Are You Better Off with a Package Tour or Independent Travel?

So, you've decided where you want to travel – now you have an important choice. You need to decide whether you're going to take...
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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...