Backpacking​​

The People You See When You Drive
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The People You See When You Drive

The only problem with mass public transit is the immediacy of arrival. Although I find trains romantic, planes quick and comfortable, buses affordable, you do see a lot more when you travel by car. Such […]

Your Best Meal In Saigon Is Made By This Woman
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Your Best Meal In Saigon Is Made By This Woman

Meet Nguyen Thi Thanh, or better known in these parts as the “lunch lady.” Due to the relentless coverage of television (Bourdain visited her last year on No Reservations) and the blogosphere, Saigon’s own Nguyen […]

Kerala: Transported To A Different India
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Kerala: Transported To A Different India

Vehicles — whether plane, train or bus — move your body to a new place. You hop on board, you take your seat, you watch the world move from your window. You arrive, either excited […]

The Top 5 Rules For CouchSurfing
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The Top 5 Rules For CouchSurfing

By Matt Stabile During a recent road trip to Montreal, it came up in conversation that one of the riders in the car was going to be CouchSurfing for the first time at an apartment […]

Another Phuket? This One In The Philippines
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Another Phuket? This One In The Philippines

Is it me or does it seem like every time a new tiki bar or hotel opens up on a Southeast Asian island, the inevitable, “The next Phuket” tag seems to creep in? Which begs […]

Beating The Travel Blues When You Are Alone
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Beating The Travel Blues When You Are Alone

Traveling solo can be daunting and, often times, exhausting. It pushes you mentally, emotionally and physically. Not only can you have a cerebral malfunction due to a cultural overload, but you have to learn to […]

Road Trip: Lonely Planet Style
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Road Trip: Lonely Planet Style

Summertime means road trip time, and Lonely Planet is helping you out by giving away free — one every week — PDF copies of their themed itineraries ahead of the release of their book, USA’s […]

Video: Laos By Boat
Video: Laos By Boat

Video: Laos By Boat

Yves Schiepek took a pretty epic trip throughout Southeast Asia, including stops in Vietnam, Laos, Singapore and Malaysia, documenting most of the trip here on his Vimeo page. The above video is taken from the […]

Ask An Expert: How To Travel Cheap
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Ask An Expert: How To Travel Cheap

GoMad Nomad recently introduced a new “Ask GoMad Nomad” feature on their site (à la the seemingly defunct “Ask Rolf” series on World Hum). In its inaugural post, GoMad tackles a very familiar question that […]

World Cup Dispatch: Part Six (Every Match Must Have An End)
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World Cup Dispatch: Part Six (Every Match Must Have An End)

Contributor Andrew Post is traveling in the U.K and Ireland for the next two weeks covering the World Cup and his trip for TheExpeditioner.com. This week he’s in North East England before heading to Dublin, […]



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