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Insider’s Guide to Traveling Brazil: Rio to Iguazu

  Back in October of 2007 I spent 3 weeks traveling around Brazil, and I would have stayed a lot longer if my visa would have allowed it. During that time I somehow managed to keep a pretty detailed journal in between the steady flow of Caipirinha’s and when it was all said and done […]

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20 Tips for Keeping Money in Your Pocket

Travel expenses add up quick. Unless you’re one of lucky few with a trust fund backing your travel expenditures you’ll probably be on a budget like the rest of us. Along my travels I’ve learned a few lessons about saving money and trimming the fat. This article has a few useful tips that might help […]

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How to Pack for a Six Month Trip

  One of the most challenging decisions we’re forced to make before we depart on a trip for longer than a few weeks is how to pack.There’s a lot to consider when deciding what you’ll need to sustain you’re daily existence while on the road. Understandably everyone’s different when it comes to what they’ll need, […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Backpack

The most important tool in backpacking is as you might have guessed… your backpack. So it’s no wonder that many people find the process of choosing the right backpack to be a tedious task. It’s an important decision since over the following weeks, months and possibly years; your backpack will be your home away from […]

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How to Keep Your Gear Safe

Are you a member of the new age flashpacking demographic that travels with high ticket travel gear? If you find yourself constantly worrying about the threat of someone ransacking your backpack when you step away, this article might be your solution. Consider using a PacSafe, eXomesh backpack and bag protector. The PacSafe is an adjustable […]

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15 Tips for Safe Travel

[twitter, style=”horizontal”] [fbshare, type=”button_count”] State of Peace (excluding recent changes in Egypt and Libya) Probably the most common question I get asked when people inquire about my travel experience is, “Have you ever have anything bad happen to you?” Fortunately, in this department my vault of horror stories is pretty inconsequential. For some reason the […]

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