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March 20, 2013

My Favorite Travel Posts of the Week: March 20, 2013

The beautiful and imposing Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

I’ve decided to start a new weekly section on Tripologist.com. Aside from a few guest posts scattered here and there, I’ve never really showcased some of my favorite posts from other sites on Tripologist.  However, that’s all about the change.

Every week, I plan to showcase some of my favorite posts of the week from my favorite blogs. Some will be stories, some will be destination guides, and others will help you learn how to travel. Hopefully, though, these posts will inspire you to see the world and will help you learn how to travel on a budget.

Here are a few of my favorite articles I read this week:

Of all the places I’ve ever been, the temples of Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia are some of the most breathtaking. This article from Time Travel Turtle does a great job showcasing some fantastic pictures from the area along with a great description of how the temples have changed over the years: Exploring the Temples of Angkor

No matter how much you love to travel, we all have things that will eventually get on our nerves. This post from Wild Junket encapsulates 10 of the worst things about travel. From flight delays to visas, you’ll surely find a few things that make you angry while traveling: 10 Things We Hate About Traveling

Have you ever wanted to travel the world but been worried about how you can afford to travel long-term? Wandering Earl has 42 great suggestions on how to make money while you are traveling. Some require special skills (website design), some require luck (acting in commercials), and some require little to no skill at all (fruit picking).  No matter how skilled or unskilled you are though, you should be able to find a few things on this list that can help make your travel dreams come true: 42 Ways You Can Make Money and Travel the World.

I realize that The Onion is a satirical website, and this article isn’t an exception; however, I feel that it completely encapsulates the way that I, and likely many of you, feel about travel. Once you find what your passionate about, don’t just save it for nights, weekends, and a couple weeks of vacation every year, do whatever you can to make it your life: Find The Thing You’re Most Passionate About, Then Do It On Nights And Weekends For The Rest Of Your Life

And…from the Tripologist Archives:

Lastly, here’s one that I wrote back in November 2011. If you’re planning a trip to Europe, there is a good chance that you’ll be taking a train or two. To save money, most people end up getting a Eurail Pass. And, while getting a pass is a great first step, there are still several things that you can do to maximize the value of your pass: 5 Ways to Get the Most from Your Eurail Pass

Do you have a favorite travel related article from this week? Let us know in the comments below. Who knows, your favorite post might be featured in next week’s post.






One Comment


  1. Lisa

    Great site. I’m happy to have found it and learn a few things to take with me on my travels- thank you



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