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Kayak Reveals The Cheapest Month To Book Your Flight
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Kayak Reveals The Cheapest Month To Book Your Flight

You’d think the people over at Kayak would have less to worry about than saving money on airfare given their recent sale to Priceline for a cool $1.8 billion. But lucky for us, they don’t, and with the vast amount of airfare data in their possession, along with the help […]

The 10 Cheapest Cities To Visit In Europe For 2013
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The 10 Cheapest Cities To Visit In Europe For 2013

For the third year in a row, Priceoftravel.com has released their European Backpacker Index (yes, you read that right economics majors), a list that ranks European cities by their cheapness. The list includes such variables as hostel bunk prices, local transportation costs, budget meals, attraction rates and, of course, local […]

Your Guide To Traveling Long Term On The Cheap
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Your Guide To Traveling Long Term On The Cheap

It seems every lush jungle, outcrop of volcanoes or tropical coastline has its own special version of the hostel life, an ex-pat community sucked into post-colonial lounging, Cuba Libras and Bob Marley tunes. If you are anything like me, you’ve always looked at the barefoot receptionist or the beach bum […]

Your High-Tech Way To Battle Jet Lag
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Your High-Tech Way To Battle Jet Lag

A little ways back, I wrote about the different ways you can avoid jet lag, some of which included such high-tech tips such as putting your sunglasses on at night (to trick your body into thinking it was your destination’s nighttime already), and making sure you quickly adapt to your […]

Top 5 Things To Do In Berlin (Besides Beer, Sausage And Techno)
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Top 5 Things To Do In Berlin (Besides Beer, Sausage And Techno)

Deterred from visiting the German capital because you think it’s just for those who like beer, sausages and techno? I’ll admit it: I was “That Person.” I remember a few years ago a work colleague, about to move to Berlin, excitedly summed up the city to me with those three […]

5 Essential Tips For Freelance Travel Writers
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5 Essential Tips For Freelance Travel Writers

I was recently invited to speak at the Contently.com headquarters here in New York City as part of a two-person panel discussion for their monthly Freelance Writers Meetup, an honor in it of itself, but even more so since I got to sit next to and speak along with the […]

5 Reasons To Include Lyon On Your Next Trip To France
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5 Reasons To Include Lyon On Your Next Trip To France

Maybe it’s because the lights of Paris burn so brightly, but travelers often forget there are other cities in France. I suspect smaller French cities get skipped over on the way to the countryside, where people seek life-affirming epiphanies in a quaint, Provençal setting or for suntans on the southern […]

Pack The Pants James Bond Would Wear If He Were A Backpacker
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Pack The Pants James Bond Would Wear If He Were A Backpacker

Everyday, people all over the world wake up and put on pants. With their britches donned, they dash off to class, their tractors, their grocery stores, the nearest mall or to their offices where they will spend their day in trousers sitting in cubicles, compulsively checking their Facebook status and […]

Top 5 Coastal Towns In Morocco
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Top 5 Coastal Towns In Morocco

Spain still has the monopoly on coastlines blighted by ruinous tourism development, but Morocco, just a ferry-ride away, is still largely untouched. Aside from Agadir and its package holiday resorts, Morocco’s coastline harbors many intriguing settlements. Some of these have long been on the independent traveler’s radar, but some have […]

Why Touring Buenos Aires By Camera Is The Best Way To See The City
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Why Touring Buenos Aires By Camera Is The Best Way To See The City

With its grandiose architecture, beautiful people and downright gritty street scenes where all these elements come together, Buenos Aires is a city made for photography, and according to the founders of Foto-Ruta, there is no better way to tour Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital, than to do it through the lens […]

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