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Don’t Get Hacked Abroad: 6 Horrific Stories of Internet Fraud & Identity Theft

Someone JUST Ripped Off My Credit Card for $490.52 and It's Entirely My Own Fault

Four days ago I received $490.52 in fraudulent charges on my credit card. And it’s entirely my own fault! This is a story of what I SHOULD have done, plus five other terrifying examples of internet fraud and identity theft around the world. Icy fear clutched at my heart. The text message was…a little distressing. The […]

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Stop Overpaying for Flights: A Simple Hack for Getting Money Back

How to Save Money on Flights

Hands up if you actually pay attention when a company offers a price match deal, and says they’ll meet or beat the price offered by their competitors. A second show of hands if you even knew that this was a part of (some of) your purchase agreements. Yeah, that’s kind of what I thought. But […]

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6 Classic Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Visit to Bangkok

Birds' eye view of Bangkok

Bangkok is a city like no other. Whether you love it or hate it, you’re bound to make a few mistakes when you first visit—I sure did. If you’re new to Bangkok, these are six mistakes you don’t want to make. Sputtering tuk-tuks, the chaotic bustle of the night markets, finger-licking street food, Buddhist temples of […]

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How to Secure Your Mobile Devices When You Travel

The Essential Guide to Cybersecurity: How to Keep Your Data (and Your Identity) Safe While Traveling

When you travel, there’s no doubt that you’ll end up using random WiFi connections in cafes and hotels around the world. Unfortunately, they’re often not as secure as you think. These tools and tricks will help ensure your sensitive data stays safe. There’s an old, clichéd saying that I’m sure you’ve heard before: “Take nothing but […]

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14 Things You Should Know Before Backpacking in Australia

An east coast stop-off with friends

Planning a backpacking trip to Australia can be a big endeavor. Despite reading a guidebook from cover to cover, there are some things you just won’t find out until you’re actually on the ground. These are the 14 things I wish I knew before traveling to Australia.   When I first touched down in Australia, I […]

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How to Send Money Internationally and Pay Bills Abroad for Just 1%

How Send Money Internationally and Pay Bills Abroad for Just 1%

International money transfers are impossibly expensive. Last year I discovered TransferWise, and in this review, I’m showing you why it’s the best option for sending and receiving money all over the world (note: it’s better than PayPal and wire transfers)! Sending and receiving foreign currency used to be my biggest headache. When I was living and working in […]

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6 Booking Sites You Could Be Using Instead of Airbnb

6 Booking Sites You Could Be Using Instead of Airbnb

When searching for an Airbnb alternative, it’s hard to know which sites to trust. These six Airbnb competitors will help you find the perfect rental on your next trip or vacation. With sites like Airbnb and Uber dominating headlines in recent years, the very nature of travel is in the early stages of reform. Gone […]

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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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Digital Nomadism: How to Find a Balance Between Work and Travel

Life as a Digital Nomad: Finding a Balance Between Work and Travel

It was the overwhelming sense of boredom that finally sent me over the edge. Work wasn’t fun. Fun was always the same. I bought a one-way ticket to Australia and have since worked my way through 25 different countries. As you can imagine, my work became a little more fun, and my fun became a […]

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Travel Gear: The Best Equipment for Travel Photography

Travel Gear: The Best Equipment for Travel Photography

I wish it were as easy as keeping all of my equipment on a shelf in my room. I would have extra camera bodies, loads of lenses, and tons of camera accessories and other equipment. Unfortunately, as a travel photographer, I have to be very careful about the camera equipment I have, because the more I […]

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