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The Biggest Backpacker Budget Killers: Location, Velocity, & Distance

If you’re trying to put together a reasonable backpacker budget for a journey around the world, start with the logistics instead of the bucket list. The difference between the planning process for an experienced traveler and one planning to take off
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25 Things Travelers Couldn’t Do 25 Years Ago

Around 25 years ago, I was probably kicking back on some tropical island, staying in a $4 bungalow, wondering whether I should have rice or noodles for my next meal. I was traveling through Southeast Asia, Nepal, India, Greece, Turkey, Holland,
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6 Ways to Travel More on Your Current Income

If you really dream of traveling more, then get ready to have all your excuses removed. Too many times I hear, “I wish I could travel more, but I can’t afford it.” The thing is, I haven’t heard this common excuse
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Is Peru a Cheap Place to Travel? It Depends…

Peru travel is a bargain. Or Peru is very expensive. It all depends on how and where you travel in the country. I inhabit the strange world of travel writing where for my job I go back and forth from cheap
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Paying for Medical Care While Traveling or Living Abroad

But… what do you do about health insurance when you leave the country? What do you do when you have to go to the doctor when you’re traveling or living abroad? I get variations on these questions more than most others,