travel planning

The Day My Purse Was Stolen, and Lessons Learned

12 | 18 Featured

In Cusco, my purse was stolen, with everything in it. Here’s what happened, what I gained from being prepared, and what mistakes I made along the way.

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How Travel Rewards You For Being Impulsive

11 | 19 Life as a full-time traveler

Here are eight ways you can be impulsive on the road (as well as at home for that matter) to expand your horizons and get the most out of travel (and life):

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How to Travel Safely, Move Abroad, and Get Free Accommodation With Your Blog

11 | 10 book reviews

Here are 3 books for the budding traveler; about moving abroad to save money, using your travel blog to get free accommodation, and traveling safely.

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How I Gave US Airways $1700 for Nothing, Not Even Flights

11 | 06 Life as a full-time traveler

Traveling with frequent flyer miles isn’t always easy. Here’s a sordid story of dealing with US Airways, with some rules for navigating frequent flyer miles.

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How to Become Fluent in Spanish (and Other Languages)

10 | 23 Featured

I’m determined to become fluent in Spanish, and I’m close. Here’s how I’m doing it, with some useful tools and resources.

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Financially Sustainable Travel: My Cost of Full-Time Travel in 2013

09 | 25 Featured

Here’s my full uncensored cost of full-time travel in 2013 – an expensive and rough year for me; testament to life happening we’re while busy making plans.

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Financial Travel Tip #120: Travel Hacking for Canadians

09 | 11 book reviews

The book Travel Hacking for Canadians is a useful resource on frequent flyer mile strategies and programs, hotels, car rentals, cruising, and more.

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Solo Travelers Make Better Bloggers….or Do They?

08 | 04 Life as a full-time traveler

Do solo travelers make better bloggers? Here’s a debate encompassing time management, location independent issues, and digital crack – all food for thought.

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How Tourists Cripple Local Economies

07 | 31 Featured

It’s done with the best intentions, but can have the most catastrophic outcomes. Here’s how tourists cripple local economies, and how to avoid it happening.

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