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How to Save Up Money for Travel: You Don’t Need to Stop Drinking $5 Lattes

How to Save Up Money for Travel: You Don't Need to Stop Drinking $5 Lattes

I’m not going to tell you how to save up as much money for travel as you can in the fastest time possible. If you follow this guide, you’ll be able to put away a higher-than-average amount on a long-term, consistent basis, and save up money for travel every month. If you read any blog post out there with money […]

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30 Things to Do in 30 Countries Before You’re 30

30 Things to Do Before You're 30

I let my 30th birthday slip by pretty quietly. It’s been one hell of a journey thus far, and turning 30 seemed like the last thing I needed to be celebrating. After all, milestones aren’t measured in years—they’re measured by the journey. Coincidentally, my 30th year (which just passed on the 30th of last month!) took place […]

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The Balkans Might Be the Strangest, Most Beautiful Place I’ve Ever Traveled

Church of St. John at Kaneo. Ohrid, Macedonia.

It was a long summer of travel, fraught with a multitude of highs and lows, new cultures, immense growth, and even ill-fated love. Four months went by, and slowly, it seems. It wasn’t one of those summers that disappears in an instant. No, these four months took their time. Not that I’m complaining, of course. Travel always bestows […]

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How to Travel the World with Carry-On Luggage Only

How to Travel the World with Carry-On Luggage Only

Take a look around your house real quick. Seriously, go look. Look at all your stuff. It’s okay, I’ll wait. How does all your STUFF make you feel? Individual items might improve one’s life, but when you look at the collective whole of things that you own, does all that stuff make you feel happy? Enlightened? […]

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Why You Should Travel and Go Completely Broke

Vang Vieng, Laos

There were times when I was forced to travel with no money. Through these experiences, and through the hardship of learning how to get by and how to make something from nothing, I discovered a silver lining. There’s just something about being broke in a new city. Not broke in the sense that bills are piling […]

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Naked Bungee Jumping in Queenstown, New Zealand

NAKED Bungee Jumping in Queenstown, New Zealand

Stepping onto the ledge, looking down beyond my naked body, a yellow raft eagerly awaited my descent. 43 meters below, the Kawarau River glared back at me, seemingly taunting my nerves. I wore only a pair of socks and my New Balance trainers; the towel had been removed from my waist, baring all, and a […]

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