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5 Best Meals to Have in Thailand

5 Best Meals to Have in Thailand

Thailand has some of the best food in the world. My mouth waters thinking about the epic meals I had on Khao San Road, street stalls in Chiang Mai and Pai, and endless beach stalls in the south. If you're heading to Thailand I'm sure you're looking forward to the authentic Thai food, it's like...

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Five Quotes About Travel Fears

Five Quotes About Travel Fears

Are you scared to travel? Are you scared to leave your comfort zone and go out into the world? Are you scared to leave the country? Are you scared of scary foreign countries? I am. I have so many fears when it comes to travel. I'm scared of EVERYTHING! For example: I'm afraid to travel around...

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Disgusting Things Backpackers Do

Disgusting Things Backpackers Do

When you decide to backpack around the world you probably think about epic parties, the grandiose beaches, the iconic sunsets, the friends you'll make, and the countries you'll tick off your bucket list. You probably don't think about the shit, the puke, the garbage, the bedbugs, the rats, and he stenches that come along with...

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Why I've Never Traveled Outside of the U.S.

Why I’ve Never Traveled Outside of the U.S.

I've never traveled outside of the U.S. before. In fact, I've barely traveled IN the U.S. before either. As our 'round the world trip approaches I sometimes stop and think, "why not?" Why haven't I ever traveled abroad before? I am so excited to be traveling all around the world with Zach. But still, there...

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Why you should go into debt to travel

Why you should go into debt to travel

Everyone wants to travel the world, but a lot of people think they can't. One of the biggest excuses for not traveling is not having money. People think they need a huge savings account or a digital nomad job to travel. But that's not always true. Yes, it does help if you have a massive...

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Eight ways to hide your money when traveling.

Eight ways to hide your money when traveling.

One of my biggest travel fears is getting pickpocketed when traveling. Imagine being in a foreign country and someone stealing all your money and credit cards right off of you! I can't even begin to imagine what I'd do if that happened. There are a lot of ways to safeguard yourself from getting pickpocketed when...

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Seven Lies Backpackers Tell

Seven Lies Backpackers Tell

Everyone lies when backpacking. Pretty much no one tells the truth 100% of the time when on the road. Whether you're trying to impress other backpackers, one-up a fellow traveler, score with some foreign chick, or get a deal, lies are just part of the job. And the lies backpackers tell range from innocent white...

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How do you deal with your period when traveling?

How do you deal with your period when traveling?

There's one thing every female traveler has to deal with on her travels. Well, at least every YOUNG female traveler. Her period. But, how do you deal with your period when traveling? It's annoying. It's messy. I usually ruin at least one pair of underwear during my cycle and I can only pack so much...

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QUIZ: What digital nomad Job should you have?

QUIZ: What digital nomad job should you have?

So you want to be a digital nomad? You want the ability to travel the world for free. You want the ability to make money no matter where you travel in the world. You want to work from your laptop on the beach.   Yeah, you and everyone else.   If you want to be location independent and work...

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Valentines for Travel Bloggers

Valentines for Travel Bloggers

It's almost February 14, so Valentine's Day is fast approaching. What did you get your travel blogger girlfriend/boyfriend/husband/wife/secret crush for the most romantic day of the year? If you're still trying to think of the best way to show your feelings for that person who has nothing, why not send them an e-card? (You could...

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