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How to Avoid Getting Robbed While Traveling

Robbery or mugging is a common form of violent crime all over the world. Unfortunately, any traveler can fall victim. This guide explains, in a rational and honest way, how to avoid getting robbed while traveling. We can’t reduce the risk to zero but we can lower it substantially by taking some simple precautions and …

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How to Avoid Bed Bugs While Traveling

One of the worst experiences of my life was suffering through a bed bug infestation. I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy. Unfortunately, bed bugs are more common than ever. If you travel long enough, you will come into contact with these horrible creatures. This guide explains how to avoid bed bugs while traveling. …

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How to Plan a Trip Around the World

Planning a trip around the world can feel overwhelming at first. Hours of research and thought go into making a trip like this a reality. You must consider visas, your route, your budget, transportation, activities, accommodation, and on and on. This guide is designed to give you an outline to follow to help you plan …

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How To Make an Accurate Budget for Long Term Travel

When planning a trip, it is easy to underestimate your costs and go over budget. After all, there are a lot of little expenses involved that add up. In this guide, I explain how to create an accurate budget for long term travel. I’ll outline every expense that you’re likely to incur and explain how …

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How to Meet People While Traveling Alone

Solo travel gets lonely. There is no avoiding it. While traveling alone, you may spend days in transit without speaking to another individual. When you finally arrive at the hostel ready to socialize, putting yourself out there to meet fellow travelers can seem daunting. Particularly for those socially anxious. This guide outlines 19 ways to …

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How to Pack Toiletries into a Carry-On Bag

After picking out the perfect backpack, clothes, and travel gear for your trip, it’s easy to forget one of your most important travel items: your toiletry kit. After all, you must access your toiletries multiple times per day. This guide explains how to pack toiletries into a compact, organized, and carry-on friendly kit. Carry-on Toiletry …

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Winter Travel Tips For Cold Weather Destinations

Many of us have a kind of love-hate relationship with winter. Between the holidays and the cold weather, the season presents a number of challenges for travelers. In this guide, I outline some of the most important winter travel tips to help you stay warm, enjoy the holidays, and save money. The tips in this …

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