"And then I realized that the best way to learn was through adventure..*" Leave Your Daily Hell – Travel blog, travel tips, travel photography. Chasing Glitter. MY SEVERAL WORLDS - Travel Asia with Me! Travel Archives. The Wandering Samaritan - Enabling international travelers to create random acts of kindness along their journey. Telling Stories Through Food : Legal Nomads. Dirtyvagrant.com - Empty wallets; full suitcases. Candace Rose Rardon Candace Rose Rardon - Writer, Sketch Artist, Illustrator. Untitled. Be My Travel Muse. Greg Goodman. Travel Photographer & Storyteller.
Blog - The Budget-Minded Traveler. Home - Caroline in the City Travel Blog. Adventure, culture, and luxury travel – are you Bitten by the Travel Bug? — Adventure, culture, and luxury travel – are you Bitten by the Travel Bug? The Lost Girls - Lost Girls - Lost Girls World. Around the World in 80 Jobs: Find Your Work, Find Your Muse. No possessions. No plans. Just travel. How I Saved Enough to Travel the World for Five Years. Inspiring travel for the young at heart. You Should Travel Anywhere and Everywhere After College Graduation. I graduated from college less than three weeks ago, closing the book on yet another chapter of my life.
Two days later I was on a plane to Bangkok with nothing but a suitcase and a vague sense of what the next nine months would offer. Yet I am comfortable with my decision to momentarily put my life on hold, to keep at bay the demands of a conventional lifestyle for just a while longer because my life, to date, has been nothing but conventional. Arguably, the same can be said for many of the nearly 3.5 million young Americans that graduated this spring because the plan was clear from an early age: go to school, get into college, graduate, secure a good job, work, start a family, work some more and then retire.
It is, after all, the American dream. However, while in the throes of pursuing that prefabricated dream, I found myself questioning the familiar platitudes of how one’s life should seemingly go. Life After College. Where To Go After College? Whether You Travel Or Work Abroad After College, It's Up To You! There is no time like now if you’re an explorer at heart!
Where to go after college is one of the many difficult decisions you may face after graduation. Twenty-Something Travel: Why wait to see the world? One is Company: Choosing to Travel Solo. Christine has been a long time reader and commenter on this site, so I was really excited when she asked to write a blog post.
As a big proponent of solo travel myself, I really like how Christine honestly weighs the pros and cons of deciding to go it alone.
How to make money while travelling - Converge. Do you love to travel?
I donʼt mean going to Mexico for a week, thatʼs a vacation, I mean travel. Pull up your roots, get on a plane and live somewhere else for a few weeks or more. I am a nomad at heart and have been lucky to do a lot of travelling and see many great places. Sometimes you just want to get away for a holiday you may ﬁnd it frustrating when you canʼt get away because of student loans, car loans and other ﬁnancial obligations. Why you should travel young - Converge. As I write this, I’m flying.
It’s an incredible concept: to be suspended in the air, moving at two hundred miles an hour — while I read a magazine. Amazing, isn’t it? I woke up at three a.m. this morning. Long before the sun rose, thirty people loaded up three conversion vans and drove two hours to the San Juan airport. Our trip was finished. Mindfully wandering the world. How To Save Money for Travel (Part 2) It’s been four months now since my return to New York from my extended travels abroad.
I landed at JFK with a broken left wrist and less than zero dollars in the bank. Since then I’ve recovered from surgery, completed physical therapy, got a part-time job, started paying back my student loans, and managed to save about $2,000 towards travel. My commitments in New York to my job and yoga teacher training last through June, so I’ve got five more months to go before I’m free to roam the world. This feels agonizingly long, and it’s a huge challenge for me to peacefully stay put. I still don’t know where the next stop is (and feel it’s much too early to decide) but my latest ideas include Costa Rica and Spain. I believe entirely and advocate for the individual’s potential to adventurously live and travel without money, but I also agree that having money is more convenient. How To Save Money for Travel. “It’s too expensive,” is my least favorite excuse why people don’t travel.
I can only think of one good reason not to travel overseas, and that would be the environmental damage caused by air travel. I met a girl in Australia who told me she only travels by boat for this reason. Whether you sail or fly, traveling doesn’t have to be expensive. How I Can Afford My Life Of Constant Travel.
How I Can Afford My Life Of Constant Travel. Journeywoman, travel magazine for women. Travel 101: A College Student's Guide to Traveling the World. Today, I’m featuring guest blogger Emily Sussell from Fly Away World.
She is a recent college graduate who is pursuing her dreams of travel and blogging. In February 2012, during her college years, she began studying abroad in Australia. Afterwards she wandered around Australia and Thailand for four months. Learning about the world through photography. - Living Bueno - How to Live Anywhere in the World for&Free. Skeptical Face Travel for free?
This dudes crazy right? Today is part two of what I am calling the "Knowledgeable Nomads" series, in which I will be teaching my readers how they can travel the world while ballooning their savings accounts rather than draining them dry. In the first part of this series I discussed general topics such as how to figure out what you want, devising your own getaway plan, quitting your job, creating a mobile income and taking the leap.
All of these topics will be expanded on in upcoming posts, however today I will be covering a more specific topic, instructing my fellow nomadic souls on how they to can travel the world for FREE. Possibly the most common excuse I hear when urging others to travel and see the world, is the financial barrier that is separating them from partaking in such a journey. 19 Epic Adventures by Travel Bloggers in 2011. 19 Epic Adventures by Travel Bloggers in 2011 As the end of 2011 fast approaches, waves of year-end reviews have been circulating the travel blog community.
There have been countless adventures by hundreds of travel bloggers, each special and unique in their own way. But there were a few adventures that stood out from the rest (at least in our minds). We’ve highlighted 19 epic adventures taken by travel bloggers during the past year. Perhaps one of these adventures will inspire your travels in 2012! Photo credit – The Planet D The Mongol Rally Dave and Deb of The Planet D, Rick Griffin of Midlife Road Trip and Sherry Ott of Ottsworld formed the Social Media Syndicate and took on one of the most epic travel blogger adventures of 2011, the Mongol Rally. Budget Travel - Frugal Traveler Blog. /svc/timestopic/v1/topic.json? Flashpacker HQ. These resource pages are ongoing and come from many sources including online searches, word of mouth recommendations, books, pamphlets, brochures, and my own travel experiences.
If you have anything to add, would like something removed, or something isn’t working correctly, please let me know. The flags below are meant to give you an idea of which nationalities the link is for or where the company is located. Common sense should tell you if you’re able to use a given link from another country. Just Wanderlust - I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. DeliciousBaby Journal. Blog — Camels & Chocolate: Tales from a Travel Addict. Europe Travel Blog, Guide and Community. Around the World Travel Blog and Photos. Travel + writing + baby (?)
The Cheapest Destinations Blog. Hotel Belle - Annie Fitzsimmons - Hotel Belle Blog. Go BIG or Go Home. Travel advice, tips, and stories. The Town With No Roads. How to Pack for a 1 Year, Round the World Trip - Powered by Tofu. Packing light is one of the top questions I get about my RTW career break. We all know that person who drags a mammoth rolling suitcase on vacation and many of us have encountered the smelly guy who brags about only carrying a daypack. I like to think that there’s a happy medium that anyone can accomplish. Packing Tips:Backpack size is important. People often comment on how small my pack is (Marmot Diva 35 2,100 cu in and a $70 backpack to boot!) , but they forget that I’m 5′ 3″ and 125 pounds. The Ultimate Packing List Clothes/Shoes:Diesel tennis shoes (or running shoes) Havaianas flip flops jeans North Face hiking pants cargo khakis 3 pairs shorts (2 short, 1 long)Helly Hansen Fleece or hoodie Columbia Packable Windbreaker with hood 7 tank tops 3 tees 1 skirt 2 long sleeve shirts 1 button-up camp shirt 2 bikinis 2 bras 10 undies 4 pairs of socks leggings Pashmina scarf The following items didn’t make the cut, after my first 4 months on the road packing list:
The Traveller’s Medicine Cabinet: 5 Essential Drugs for the Road. While out roving you aren’t always (or even often) anywhere near a hospital or pharmacy. But, if you pack these nutritional supplements and natural medications wherever you go, you’ll be able to cope just fine. #1: Kratom The Situation You’re hiking the Appalachian trail in the dead of winter. It’s freezing cold, the terrain is rough, and you’ve got another four hours of trudging through the snow before you reach your destination for the night. Suddenly the worst happens; your boot gets caught between two rocks, you lose your footing and tumble to the ground, wrenching your ankle in the process. 29 life lessons learned in travelling the world for 8 years straight. Ottsworld Travel Experiences.