Climbing Pachatusan, and Taking Refuge in a Quechua Home in Peru

The plan is a 2-day trek up mount Pachatusan in Peru; the reality is an adventure we could never have imagined, and a completely unique experience.

Climbing Pachatusan, and Taking Refuge in a Quechua Home in Peru Climbing Pachatusan, and Taking Refuge in a Quechua Home in Peru

How to Become Fluent in Spanish (and Other Languages)

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.

How to Become Fluent in Spanish (and Other Languages) How to Become Fluent in Spanish (and Other Languages)

Financially Sustainable Travel: My 2013 Income

Financially sustainable travel is a delicate balancing act between managing income and expenses on the road. Here is an explanation of my 2013 income.

Financially Sustainable Travel: My 2013 Income Financially Sustainable Travel: My 2013 Income

How to Become Fluent in Spanish (and Other Languages)

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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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A Week-In-The-Life of Derek Freal: Locked Up Abroad!

10 | 20 Week-In-The-Life Series

An intense week-in-the-life of Derek locked up abroad in Indonesia, facing deportation for a Tweet that caught the attention of the Indonesian government.

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Canon Travel Camera Giveaway

10 | 16 links

Here’s a nifty little Canon travel camera giveaway so you can take some awesome snaps while seeing your corner of the world!

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Attending a Peruvian Wedding

10 | 13 Peru

Attending a Peruvian wedding was a cultural boon and valuable insight into Latin American culture. Here’s what happened:

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Financial Travel Tip #121: Eating Locally, Withlocals

10 | 09 Financial Travel Tips

Withlocals is a website that connects travelers looking for a local experience with locals in Southeast Asia offering home-cooked meals and more.

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A Week-In-The-Life of Kirsty, Living in Rwanda

10 | 06 Week-In-The-Life Series

Ever wonder what daily life in Rwanda is like? Here’s a week-in-the-life of Kirsty of Nerdy Nomad, living, working, and volunteering in Rwanda!

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Cutting Your Losses: Why I’m Losing in Order to Win

10 | 03 Life as a full-time traveler

This is a tale of an ugly insurance claim and its detrimental effects – and why I’m now losing in order to win this case. Also, some awesome travel content.

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Financially Sustainable Travel: My 2013 Income

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Financially sustainable travel is a delicate balancing act between managing income and expenses on the road. Here is an explanation of my 2013 income.

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

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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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