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Archive for July, 2013
 

 
People play on Bondi Beach in Australia while taking a break from working in Australia.

An Insider’s Guide to Working in Australia [Guest Post]

Intended for individuals between the ages of 18 and 30, the Australian “working holiday” scheme is popular amongst backpackers and other travelers since it allows them to travel to the far end of the earth and legally work ...
by a Guest Contributor
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The view from the van window right before it broke down.

6 Tips for Surviving a Bus Trip in South America [Guest Post]

My head knocked against the windowpane as the bus hit a bump in the road. I woke up and saw nothing but darkness and a single road in front of me, teeming with cars, leading to a small building with siding that looked like it h...
by a Guest Contributor
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The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville is one of the country's premier music venues.

The 5 Best Things to Do in Nashville, Tennessee

When you think of Nashville, what comes to mind? Country music? Cowboys? If that’s all, then you are really missing out. While Nashville is heavily influenced by its music scene, the city has so much more to offer. Here i...
by Jim Cheney
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Located in the capital of Vientiane, Pha That Luang is the national symbol of Laos.

Laos: The Perfect Destination for Budget Travelers

There’s something special about Laos. Despite being the most bombed country per capita in history, the people of this often-overlooked country are full of smiles and eager to greet travelers to their beautiful country. Du...
by Jim Cheney
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Discuss: How Much Travel Planning is Too Much?

Nothing divides travelers quite like the issue of planning. Some like to wing everything, barely even knowing where they’ll be tomorrow night. On the other end of the extreme are people who like to plan out every second o...
by Jim Cheney
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The beautiful Alps near Meiringen, Switzerland.

Photo of the Week: High in the Swiss Alps

Back in 2006, I went to Europe on my first backpacking trip. My wife and I spent 6.5 weeks touring through the continent at what can only be described as a blistering pace. However, we did slow things down a bit to visit some f...
by Jim Cheney
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