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Couchsurfing: An Essential Tool For Budget Travelers

Unless you have a ton of money, if you want to be a long-term world traveler, you have to make sacrifices. You have to forego the five start hotels, …

The Exceptional Traveler: Travel on $1200 a Month! Part II

"Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." -- Miriam Beard<p>Palma, Mallorca<p>The response to my last post, "Travel On $1200 a Month!" was enthusiastic, but I received many emails from people wondering if I could travel so cheaply …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

What We Mean When We Say Hello

The curious geography of American greetings<p>Reinvention and resilience across the nation<p>Last week I wrote about conversation starters that follow “Hello” and “How do you do.” Many dozens of you have written in and generously included your comments and interpretations of what you think people …

Go Somewhere That's NOT On Your Bucket List

For the second time in as many years, I booked a ticket to a land that never made an appearance on my bucket list and now I'm going to try and convince you to do the same.<p>In May of 2012 I spent 12 days in Bali, Indonesia soaking in the sights and sounds of a world I'd only ever seen in pictures. I …

Best Cities to Find Love and Stay in Love

Are you looking in all the right places for a relationship that lasts? In honor of Valentine’s Day, The Daily Beast crunches the numbers to find …

DIY Travel Hacks That Will Change How You Pack Forever

Packing for a trip can be a daunting task, this we know.<p>Whether you're concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the liquid toiletries, organizing all of your belongings into one spot seems like an impossible feat. What better way to hack your way to a more efficient …

Travel Writing That Matters: Part III

Last summer, in the middle of an epic five-week Grand Tour which took me the equivalent of 1.7 times around the globe, I had the great pleasure of speaking at the TBEX blogger gathering inDublin, Ireland.<p>Dublin was just as charming as the hype would have it be–every taxi driver seemed to have a …

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …

Costa Rica

Soar at Sweden's Sublime Treehotel

Whether you grew up in the open countryside or an urban apartment, there's a high chance that at some point in your life, you daydreamed of having your own tree house. The appeal of this fantasy might have resided in its exclusivity, or perhaps the rustic, handmade quality associated with these …

Top 5 Tips for Planning an Incredible Weekend Adventure

<b>1. Picking a Weekend</b><p>Sound easy? It isn't as simple as you'd initially think. Sure, you can book a trip blindly, but remember that unique cultural celebrations happen across the continent year round. It's important to be aware of these special dates and make your timing decision based on catching …