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The Guide to Packing for a Study Abroad

When you’re getting ready to study abroad, packing can be a daunting challenge. Sure, you start out with valiant plans for packing light, but then you figure there’s no harm in bringing along an extra pair of shoes and then comes that shirt you haven’t worn in three years and before you know it, that […]

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An Expert Opinion on the Buying Of an Outfitter Tent

People, who have ventured out for an adventure camp, know that it is extremely important to carry a good quality tent. Since these tents are used under the most rugged and extreme conditions, the buyer has to take multiple factors into consideration before buying one in order to ensure that it lasts for an extended […]

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Top UK Restaurants for Backpackers

The concept of Backpackers arises from a history explaining them as travelers belonging to different ethnicity, regions and backgrounds. Backpackers usually travel in regions other than their homeland for variety of purposes such as pursuing education, joining any employer, spending holidays etc. Thus the students living and studying abroad, residing in hostels can also be […]

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The Pilgrimage of Camino de Santiago

For an extensive amount of time, pilgrims from a variety of faiths throughout the world have traveled to honor the late Saint James. His remains are said to be located in the Cathedral de Santiago. Even though early pilgrims embarked on their journey right from their own doorsteps, travelers today will often hike along the […]

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Exploring Colorado – A Backpackers Manual

Colorado is a backpacker’s delight, not only because of its rugged terrain and some amazing scenic beauty that it has to offer to its visitors, but also because it has some of the most fabulous trails and wide range of camping sites that any backpacker can come across. Exploring ColoradoGlyn Lowe Photoworks / Foter.com / […]

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Off the Beaten Track in Peru

Peru is one of those magical countries that boasts an almost never ending list of must-see attractions, with Machu Picchu, the Cuzco region and lake Titicaca at the very top. Here are some of the lesser known, if no less spectacular places to consider for your itinerary on a repeat visit, or if you have […]

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Get to Know the Desert in Alice Springs

Alice is kind of like Oz, a town far far away in the middle of, well, a dictionary definition of nowhere: namely the desert. A big red one, to boot. Here are a few suggestions on how to best wrap your head around this remote and fascinating part of the world. Hot-Air Balloon Ride There […]

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Making Your RV Your Permanent Home

Recreational vehicles or RVs have many of the amenities of home and are ideal for short camping trips or summer vacations. However, with some adjustments, you can use your RV for your permanent home – even through the winter. Recreational vehicles have become increasingly luxurious over the years, offering more lavish and comfortable living quarters […]

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France: Pet Sitting, Working Remotely and Lots of Cheese

This was the reply I was given when I announced that I was going to spend the next year or so living in France. Because of its proximity to the UK, where I was living at the time, going to France was not seen as travel. Someone else commented “but that’s just where you go […]

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Backpacking South Africa

South Africa is the perfect backpacking destination. It has the winning combination of stunning weather (the sun will always be shining somewhere in South Africa!), exquisite scenery, beautiful people and plenty of good times. Backpacking through this breath-taking country is a fabulous way of seeing the tourist hotspots as well as the little gems that […]