Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life. If you were to visit each of these places before turning 30, you would be pretty darn well in touch with yourself and pretty equipped to take on real, adult existence. Check out -- and check off! 30 Epic Places You Must Go Before 30
By Matthew Kepnes
When I was younger, I wanted to travel like Patrick Leigh Fermor, who famously spent 1934 walking from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul. I envisioned myself sporting leather satchels and lace-up boots, doffing Panama hats, spouting demotic Greek. I fantasized about riding horses through the Caucasus and letting falcons loose upon the Black Sea, about “living up in the mountains, dressed as a shepherd,” as Fermor had done. It was a fantasy cobbled together from all the books of all the travel writers I loved — the great writer-scholars of a certain generation, who saw the whole world as raw material: shifting, uncertain geography for them to shape and create anew in their words. Then I turned 15, and traveled alone for the first time to Paris, a city I had once lived in, and which I knew well. I laid out maps. Dangers of traveling while female
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Ibiza Town Arriving at the airport, head straight for the bus stop outside – taxis are pricey and you can queue for an hour in peak season. Bus No 10 makes the 10km route every 15 minutes in summer ( ibizabus.com for winter schedules) and drops you right in the port (don't get off at the bus station, as it's quite far from the centre). How to do Ibiza on a budget | Travel | The Guardian
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Five years is a long time to be on the road. Five years spent living out of your backpack , with no permanent home or address. I never thought I was going to travel this long. 18 Lessons from 5 Years Around the World - Nomadic Matt's Travel Site - StumbleUpon
Backpacking is one of the most fun adventures to go on. College students for years and years have enjoyed grabbing their gear, some good friends, a map, and setting out onto an unknown place.
Happy New Year! For the last five years, I've been traveling the world full-time, and for less money than I've ever spent (and I'd wager less money than most people would spend) to live in one place. My worldly possessions fit into one bag (just larger than carry-on size) and a backpack containing my laptop and computer gear.
Traveling the way most people do it isn’t enough. Saving all year long at a job for just two weeks a year won’t let you see the world the way you want to see it. So you find someone to take care of your stuff while you travel the world.
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Update : Visit the 2012 version of The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet I hope that everyone who attended my SXSW Core Conversation panel on How to Make Money Traveling Around the World enjoyed the presentation.
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