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Making a Difference: Green Tips for Travel

Making a Difference: Green Tips for Travel

The smallest decisions make the greatest impact and the same goes with green living but making green decisions doesn’t stop when you travel. Every individual is responsible for helping sustain mother earth, conserving natural resources and eliminating waste, whether at home or on the road. Here are five green travel tips to lighten your global […]

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11 Sexy Suitcase Essentials for Every Trip

11 Sexy Suitcase Essentials for Every Trip

Guest Post by Darcie Connell: It’s no secret, every woman wants to look sexy but when it comes to travel, most women pack with only two questions in mind: Is it comfortable? Do I really want to bring my favorite shoes that cause severe pain after five minutes? Is that new wool sweater going to […]

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Are We There Yet? Traveling With Kids Without Electronics!

Are We There Yet? Traveling With Kids Without Electronics!

Most travel lovers started traveling early with the family, from road trips to visiting new and different countries. Back in the old days, we had no iPads or fancy electronics other than a Walkman and a couple of old tapes. Entertainment came in the form of cards, Boggle, Battleship and tic-tac-toe.   Kids now-a-days, it’s […]

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Driving in Australia - Tips To Consider


Driving in Australia – Tips To Consider


Australian drivers enjoy the same clear, concise driving rules and publicly posted directions like most countries of the world. Driving in any new city or country is always a challenge, even more when you need to drive on the “wrong” side of the road! The key is in knowing the basics, keeping the rules in […]

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Promoting Adventurous Spirit at a Young Age

Promoting Adventurous Spirit at a Young Age

How young were you when you realized you had a thirst for adventure? The average age of a traveller seems to be getting younger with each passing year and people are craving adventure at an increasingly earlier age.   Research indicates that a child must taste food at least 10 times before he or she […]

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Gap Year Money Management Tips

Gap Year Money Management Tips

A great gap year will result in new friendships and life-long memories, so having a good financial plan and money management skills will help you to fully enjoy the experience. Worrying about running out of money or having your money stolen is no way to spend a trip — follow these tips to prevent financial […]

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Full-Time Traveling - RV Style

Full-Time Traveling – RV Style

Full-Time Traveling, RV Style Do you ever dream about traveling full-time? Getting a job you can do from the road and then never getting off it? Then maybe it’s time to join the legions of people living in RVs and seeing the world. We’ve already written about the benefits of leisurely driving over stressful air […]

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Tips for Stress Free Air Travel

Tips for Stress Free Air Travel

When going on a trip or on vacation, you always have a lot to organize and to remember. This applies to all methods of travel – car journeys, bus trips and train rides – but there’s nothing more stressful than flying. With the check-in, strict hand luggage requirements, security checks, passport control, navigating the airport […]

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First Time Backpackers

Safety Tips For First Time Backpackers is Important to Stay Safe

Whether you’re spending your summer holidays inter-railing around Europe, your gap year volunteering in South East Asia or you’ve taken a year off work for a round-the-world trip, it’s important to stay safe whilst travelling For First Time Backpackers. Here are 5 safety tips for first time backpackers … Don’t Flash Your Cash. Although most places […]

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Travel Insurance Is Not A Luxury, It's Essential!

Travel Insurance Is Not A Luxury, It’s Essential!

While they say the best way to learn a lesson is to learn from your own mistakes, we have a tendency to forget what we learn over a period of time. Sometimes, that’s a good thing – for example when we forget just how much a broken heart hurts, and throw ourselves right back in […]

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