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Do We Travel To Escape Reality?

My grandmother has a very specific view of people who travel a lot, especially old people. She can’t understand how they can’t just be happy with staying at home, why their souls are so restless and unhappy with their current situation. I hear and read this a lot: If you travel all the time, you’re […]

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Places to visit Before It’s Too Late

Places To Visit Before It’s Too Late

I wish I couldn’t write about this topic of Places To Visit Before It’s Too Late, but sadly enough it’s not all that hard. There are places that are reaching a point of destruction, and for different reasons they will soon be gone. As I write this post, I feel split between paradoxes. While I […]

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Fear of Flying? Overcome your fear in 3 Simple Steps

People can love traveling, but have a deep fear of flying. Some dislike it more than others, but I’m sure that we all have that thought crossing our minds that an accident could happen. For some people, the thought just passes quickly through the mind, while for others the thought won’t leave them until they […]

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Ten Things I Learned While Cycling Round the World

Alastair Humphreys contacted us a few weeks ago asking if we would like to feature him on our site. After checking out his personal blog, and seeing everything he had done with his life – we really couldn’t say no! This guy is a TRUE adventurer: traveling around the world on a bike …

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Do You Still Trust Government Travel Warnings?

Perhaps you’ve heard the story of Peter and the Wolf? It’s an old fairytale about Peter who always lies and lies – telling people that a wolf is coming – which never happens. So when the wolf finally does come, nobody believes him anymore. The outline of the story is that if you …

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Having A Hand To Hold While Traveling

Traveling as a couple has its ups and downs, and it really isn’t all a bed of roses. Something you have to be prepared for is having to cope with things you wouldn’t need to if you traveled alone. For example, when I get really hungry I’m not that fun to be around, and Nathan […]

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Backpacking Food – Cheap & Healthy Options

Spending money on food while traveling in Europe is probably one of the most difficult things to handle when it comes to budgeting. You always spend more than you had planned, and yet, it’s hard to cut down since you need it to live. However, just because you need to cut down on your food […]

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NEW: Our RTW Gear List – The 2011 Version

NEW: Our RTW Gear List – The 2011 Version – There comes a time when you need to take a look at your current travel gear, throw away the stuff you don’t need or use anymore, and swap it for something new and fresh. Now that we are on our way to travel around South East […]

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Bueno Entonces… Rosetta Stone Meets South Park? = NEW Spanish Course

REVIEW: We were recently sent a new spanish language course called: “Bueno Entonces…”, which was released by General Linguistics. With my lacking Spanish knowledge and Nathan’s zero knowledge, we were really keen to try this …

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HotelCalculator.com – The Review.

Site Review: We’ve been asked to check out, and review the hotel search engine Hotel Calculator, and share with our readers what we really think. Saving Time. What I personally like about Hotel Calculator, and what makes it different from Hotels.com, Booking.com etc. is that Hotel Calculator searches them all – they compare prices from […]

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