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Slow Down!

Slow Down!

With your map unrolled on the dining room table, it’s tempting to keep adding dots to your itinerary. After all, you don’t want to miss anything! Grab a glass of wine and sit down with Jenn Miller as she explains why they’ve learned to travel slower, and see the benefits of a less hectic pace for long-term travel.

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Why You Should Forgo the American Dream

Why You Should Forgo the American Dream

Too many people unquestioningly pursue the path that society has prescribed – school, career, mortgage, retirement. Rachel Denning will convince you that travel provides a more satisfying alternative.

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One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel

One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel

Seven years into open-ended world travel, Jenn Miller shares a secret: She never meant to travel long-term. Jenn shares the plans, hard work, and serendipities that transformed their one year journey into an epic adventure of a lifetime.

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28 Ways to Save Money for Your Big Trip

28 Ways to Save Money for Your Big Trip

Saving up funds for a big trip can be challenging, yet people who are serious about traveling are always pulling it off. Katie Hammel has collected 28 expert ideas, and even doing just a few of these will go a long way.

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Latest Traveler Articles

Enigmatic, Beautiful, Mysterious: Hawaii Island’s Petroglyphs

Enigmatic, Beautiful, Mysterious: Hawaii Island’s Petroglyphs

A thousand years before the birth of Columbus, the Polynesians routinely made voyages across the entire Pacific Basin that made the European Age of Discovery seem trivial by comparison. They left the tales of these adventures carved in the island’s stones — the enigmatic, beautiful and mysterious petroglyphs of Hawaii Island.

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Negotiating for Change in Fez

Negotiating for Change in Fez

As a swell of political dominoes sweeps North Africa and the Middle East, travel in the region has been difficult. Amy Siqveland takes a closer look at Fez, Morocco and examines how visitors are greatly influencing the environmental and cultural preservation of this area.

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The Intelligent Sea Turtles of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The Intelligent Sea Turtles of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Picture yourself sitting in one of the many beachfront restaurants sipping a margarita after watching a glorious sunset as the main attraction, the highlight of the evening, begins; a handful of huge lumbering female sea turtles literally emerge from the water and crawl up the beach in front of your eyes in search for their nesting location.

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Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia

Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia

Dave Stocking recently returned from a trip to the Banda Islands, also known as the Spice Islands. This article is about the journey – and what a journey it turned out to be.

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Independent Travel Tips for Tokyo

Japan isn’t nearly as expensive as it used to be. Despite the lower prices, it can still be quite confusing and enigmatic. Everything is the same but different – which is also part of what makes Tokyo such a fun and interesting place to visit.

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#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

Travelers Building Change is raffling off over $30,000 in awesome prizes to those that donate as little as $20 to their #JustOneRhino campaign – which is raising money for Rhinos Without Borders and helping save the critically endangered rhino population.

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Author Bio: Ying Tey

Ying Tey is a Malaysian freelance writer. She enjoys pursuing adventures in strange towns and far-flung lands: so far, she’s chalked up 68 countries and plenty of misadventures in between. She’d previously funded her travels by teaching English on Costa Cruise Ships (yes–including the one that sank!), by making caffe lattes in London and Melbourne, […]

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HSP and World Travel

HSP and World Travel

Do you feel overwhelmed by crowds, noise, and instability? Are you jumpy and a worrier? Kelly O’Laughlin shares tips on how you can travel the world successfully when you are highly sensitive to your surroundings.

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Older Featured Articles

Deciding Where to Go

Deciding Where to Go

Now that you’ve made the decision to go on a RTW trip, what’s next? The planning seems overwhelming at times, so that’s why Adam Seper is here to give you tips on how to choose your destinations and route.

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15 of the Weirdest Roadside Attractions in America

15 of the Weirdest Roadside Attractions in America

Giant condiments, buildings in the shape of animals, and cars arranged to mimic ancient ruins. Val Bromann shows you some of the weirdest roadside attractions America has to offer.

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Round the World Travel Budgets Revealed: The Real Costs of 10 Real Trips

Round the World Travel Budgets Revealed: The Real Costs of 10 Real Trips

Instead of just telling you that RTW travel can be for anyone, it’s now time to show you. We gathered 11 RTW travelers and asked them the ins and outs of their budget. We have exact numbers for you that show where people went, how they traveled, how long they were gone, and most importantly, how much they spent.

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5 Road Schooling Ideas

5 Road Schooling Ideas

One important aspect of long term travel with kids that must be considered is education. Jenn Miller has home schooled her kids since birth and is in her eighth year of road schooling them as they adventure. Read along and think through your philosophy, curriculum options, and hands on ideas for how to make it happen as you hit the road.

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11 Traditional Breakfasts From Around the World

11 Traditional Breakfasts From Around the World

You’re going to want breakfast on that round the world trip, so Esha Samajpati gets you acquainted with eleven traditional ones from around the world.

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12 Tips to Haggle Like a Pro

12 Tips to Haggle Like a Pro

Buying gifts and souvenirs on the road can be fun, but also a good way to get ripped off. Here are 12 tips that should help you get better deals with confidence.

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Indie Travel in Hong Kong for $60 Per Day

Indie Travel in Hong Kong for $60 Per Day

Some call it the world city of Asia, and Hong Kong has something for everyone. In the morning you can get lost in the city, taking in its international culture, and in the afternoon you can hike in the forest or lounge on the beach. And you can do it all for under $60 a day.

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The South Caucasus: Europe’s Forgotten Frontier

The South Caucasus: Europe’s Forgotten Frontier

The South Caucasus is Europe’s Eastern frontier. From the rugged, wild Caucasus Mountains on the border with the volatile Russian states of Chechnya and Dagestan, down to the flaming mountainsides on the shores of the Caspian Sea, traveling the South Caucasus is an adventure. Jennifer Walker gives you a lowdown on traveling Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.

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