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Camino de Santiago: best trip ever

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Walking on your holiday, that doesn’t sound like fun! The truth is that it is actually the best trip ever. After I graduated a few years ago I had no idea what I wanted to do and I was in doubt about basically everything. When I only had a month or so left before graduating I heard about the Camino de Santiago.  For the readers who have never heard of this the Camino de Santiago is a pilgrimage that has …

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How to survive a night at the airport?!

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Are you crazy? Sleeping at an airport? I’ve heard it so many times. Well, the truth is: sleeping at an airport can be an incredible adventure and can save a lot of money. It always seems like a good idea until the next day when you’re too tired to do anything. If you have a layover or an early flight sleeping at an airport can be a good solution to not have to stress about catching your flight. It is probably …

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How to Find Work in Rural Australia

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Are you not afraid to get your hands dirty and want to get to know rural Australia better? Working on the land is a great way to have new experiences and earn some money at the same time. Sometimes finding work can be tough but other times it can be incredibly easy. A little luck always comes in handy but if you look for work the right way it shouldn’t be too hard. Good luck! Types of jobs Almost all …

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Tips on how to Hitchhike through the Balkans

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So you want to hitchhike through the Balkans? You don’t need to be an experienced hitchhiker to cross this beautiful part of South Eastern Europe. It easy to hitchhike in this part of the world and great to learn the tips and tricks of hitchhiking. The basics are easy, stick out your thumb and hope for someone to stop. It is as easy as that but there are a few things you should know before you start hitchhiking through the Balkans. …

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A backpackers’ guide to visiting Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Angkor Wat is by far the best place I have seen in South East Asia. If you’re backpacking through this part of the world it’s a must-see! Angkor Wat is not just one temple but it is an archeological park. There are more than 45 temples spread out over 400 square kilometers. For every traveler this is heaven. 1. How to get to Siem Reap? Road From Phnom Phen: Siem Reap is situated in the North West of Cambodia near …

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Choosing the right backpack for your world trip!

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So you’re planning on taking a trip? Not sure which backpack to take? Backpacks are amazing, I love them. Of course they remind me of traveling and they give me the incredible feeling of freedom. Backpacking is freedom in many ways. When I am on the road I share everything with my backpack in a way. If my backpack could speak it would tell many stories of hitchhiking through the Balkans, walking through Spain, bus and train rides trough Asia …

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How I survived 5 days in a Monastery in Bangkok

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Thailand is a perfect country to learn about Buddhist meditation practices. There are many monasteries so a lot of choice and the climate is comfortable to meditate in. I always wanted to stay in a monastery to experience Buddhist life. So when I was travelling on my own and had time I decided to try it. I went into a monastery for 5 days in Bangkok. I will tell you about my experience, explain how it works and give some …

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16 things you should know before traveling to Myanmar (Burma)

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Now is the time to visit the beautiful country of Myanmar before it becomes too crowded by tourists. Myanmar is a beautiful country west of Thailand that opened its doors to tourists a few years ago. It has an interesting history and beautiful places to visit. Burmese people are wonderful and make you feel welcome to their country. A few months ago I decided to go on a jouney to discover Myanmar. It is a unique country in many ways but …

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How to find cheap accommodation all over the world

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Do you wonder how people can afford to travel the world for months or even years in a row without spending a fortune? Keep in mind that traveling is only expensive when you make it expensive. Accommodation is usually one of the biggest expenses when taking a trip. There are plenty of great places to stay all over the world for nothing or just a little bit whether you are going to take a short trip or an amazing journey around the …