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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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How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel: 8 Options

Proof of onward travel is becoming a common and annoying travel requirement. An increasing number of countries are requiring that you show a valid ticket out of the country before you’re allowed to enter or even board your flight. This proves that you intend to leave the country and not overstay your tourist visa. While …

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How to Avoid Pickpockets While Traveling

Pickpocketing is a common crime all over the world. These skilled thieves train for years to perfect their methods. They use sleight of hand, distraction, and misdirection to separate you from your money and belongings. Some work solo and some work in teams. In this guide, I explain how to avoid pickpockets while traveling and …

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The Best Debit Card and Credit Card for International Travel

After getting sick of paying bank fees, ATM withdrawal fees, and currency conversion fees, while traveling, I went shopping for the best debit card and credit card for international travel. After some trial and error, I believe I have found them. With these two cards, I have never been stranded without being able to get …

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Money Travel Tips: Banking, Saving, and Scams

One of the biggest hassles of travel is dealing with money. First, you must make sure that you can always access your money. This means dealing with banks, credit card companies, and ATMs. Next, you have to deal with money related inconveniences such as tipping, currency conversions, budgeting, and negotiating prices. Most importantly, you must …

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Backpack Vs Suitcase for Travel: Pros and Cons

Which type of luggage you choose depends on your destination and style of travel. For some trips, a backpack offers greater convenience. Sometimes a suitcase is the better option. This backpack vs suitcase pros and cons list is designed to help you decide which type of luggage is better suited for your trip. Backpack Pros …

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The Ultralight Travel Packing List for Men

By packing lightweight and quality gear with multiple uses, you can greatly reduce the weight and volume of your travel backpack. The end goal in switching to an ultralight style of travel is to pack all of your clothing and gear into a carry on-size bag without sacrificing anything in terms of functionality, comfort, fashion, …

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