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My First Solo Trip Review: Backpacking Europe

In the Summer of 2011 at 18 years old, I set out on my first solo trip. For three months I backpacked around Europe through 20 countries. I traveled by train, bus, and boat. In this article, I review my first solo trip. I’ll talk about planning, packing, budgeting, my route, experiences, and more. I’ll …

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How to Visit St. Petersburg, Russia Visa Free for 72 Hours by Ferry

For many nationalities, obtaining a Russian visa is both time-consuming and expensive. I really wanted to visit but just couldn’t justify spending hundreds of dollars on a visa. This guide explains step-by-step, how to visit St. Petersburg visa free for 72 hours by ferry. I will also list the best things to do in the …

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