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Why It’s Not Crazy for Working Professionals to Quit Their Jobs and Travel the World

By: Adam Seper Graduate high school Go to college Start your career Get married Buy a house Have children Watch them grow up Send them off to college, then to start their careers Become a grandparent Retire, travel, and enjoy … Continue reading

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Six Travel Types You Love to Loathe

By: Lucy Corne Travel is all about meeting people: locals, fellow wanderers, enthusiastic tour guides, con men and perhaps even your soul mate. You might set out as a solo traveler, but it’s impossible to stay alone for long. Of … Continue reading

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Video : Working Abroad with SWAP

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Ancient Voyages (from the director of SWAP)

So, I’m the Director of SWAP and I have been for almost 30 years so I hope you don’t find it odd that we have a youth program here being run by some old fart. When such criticism arises, I … Continue reading

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How to Travel With Your Partner (& Still Come Home as a Couple)

Solo travel has so many bonuses – you can go where you want, when you want without worrying about asking or even informing anyone else. But it can also be hellishly lonely and while the transient travel companions you meet … Continue reading

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9 Ways To Customize Your Backpack

Photo above by akeg For slow travelers, it’s very likely that you and your backpack are going to be involved in a long term, intimate relationship so you might as well invest time in customizing your backpack and making it … Continue reading

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7 Things You do Backpacking That You Should Do At Home

Eventually most of us need to settle somewhere for work and make a home for ourselves. Your travels become memories shared with our family and friends about the journey you had. Then comes the full time work, bills, and other … Continue reading

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10 Things Backpackers Do But Don’t Often Talk About

Backpackers aren’t always the world’s most ethical travelers. Having little money, and being in places where no one knows them, they get away with quite a bit. For the most part, it’s nothing terrible, just a few misdemeanors. Here are … Continue reading

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If You Have To Rent A Cell Phone While Abroad…

This past summer, our cell phone provider wouldn’t unlock our phone so we could get a SIM card?which made us incommunicado during our month-long trip to Italy. Sure, we tried using phone cards, but they aren’t so easy to come … Continue reading

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The Top Five Aussie Foods To Try Down Under

· Vegemite: This sticky black yeast extract is the salty stuff that Aussies love to spread on their toast – and taunt foreigners with. Expect the worst and it’ll slightly exceed your expectations. But eat it every day of your … Continue reading

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Bad Traveller: Suitcases Likely to Attract Attention

If you ever want to get on airplane, you should probably not carry around these suitcases. more>

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