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The HostelBookers Blog - StumbleUpon – Written by Victoria Philpott Not quite had your fill of breakfasts just yet? Check out our beautifully visual list of the 30 best breakfasts from around the world. A Classic Round the World Trip Part of what we love about indie travel is doing the abnormal. Getting outside the box of the typical one and two week vacation. In today’s article, we break down a RTW trip that hits up some of the most popular destinations for long-term travelers – South America, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, and India. Why you should take this trip

Vango Banshee 200 Tent Ideal for trekking and backpacking through any conditions, the Vango Banshee 200 is a reliable shelter with a handy porch area for cooking and storage. There are 2 versions of this tent available, the 2013 version in Green/Black and the 2014 version in 'Cactus' Green. The 2014 version has been updated with a lower silhouette and a door on each side, giving you dual access and extra storage if you need it. The tent can be pitched either all as one, or flysheet first, depending on the conditions you're in.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups Soooooo… you know that episode of Sex and the City where Miranda has to dump dish soap on top of chocolate cake just so she will stop eating it?? Uh. Yeeeeeah. These are like… of that caliber. And that totally almost happened to me.

A Year in the Life of a Full-Time Traveler You are here: Home / Blog / A Year in the Life of a Full-Time Traveler All my life, I’ve dreamed of traveling the world. And in 2011, I achieved what I once thought was impossible without winning the lottery: I became a full-time traveler. The World’s Most Underrated Destinations How popular a country is as a travel destination has as much to do with image as it has to do with how interesting a place is to visit or how accessible or affordable it is. Some simply want to go somewhere because it looks nice, while others are drawn to specific locations – whether it’s Tuscany, India, or Mauritius – as the image presented by these destinations fits their own personal aspirations. While popular tourist magnets, such as Australia or New Zealand, excel at self promotion, other equally deserving destinations fare less well in the image stakes; they may be a little of the beaten track, have suffered from poor leadership, or simply have failed to sufficiently promote their own attractions. Nevertheless, some of these less appreciated destinations have far more to offer curious independent travelers than their more adeptly promoted rivals. Planning a trip around these destinations Wanna add these underrated destinations to your trip?

Hi Gear Tibet 55 + 10 Backpack The Hi Gear Tibet 55 + 10 Litre Travel Rucksack is loaded with features, comfortable and durable - a versatile rucksack that's good for many situations. Constructed from 600D polyester with PU coating, it's tear and abrasion resistant and water resistant too, and comes with a raincover in case you get trapped in a sudden downpour. Hi Gear's 'Cool Air Design' back ventilation system, combined with the adjustable back, chest strap and hip belt with lumbar support, all means that you'll be carrying your load in comfort. The compression straps mean that the bag can be slimmed down when not full, to keep weight next to your body and ease any strain, while the 2-section bag divider helps you to spread any load evenly. A functional and stylish option for transporting your kit with you, wherever you are.

The microhydro plant My little paradise has a stream that provides enough water flow and head to run a small turbine, to provide electricity to my home. While writing this, the microhydro plant is being implemented, and here are some photos of the process. Since I usually like to start at the end, the first thing I built is the controller: The Ultimate Travel Hacking Guide - StumbleUpon Referring to this quote: "On our example, this doesn't work because we are going from the United States to England and the English Pound is worth more than the US dollar. Additionally, the Iceland Krona is not worth less than a dollar. However, if we were going the reverse way, this would work.

Top 20 free attractions in Paris City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise…Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a very cheap date. Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic French market, let yourself be seduced by our top 20 must-sees. They are all are completely gratuit, letting you save the euros for the really important stuff: wine, cheese and a flashing Eiffel Tower keyring you’ll regret the minute you return home.

How to Ethically Volunteer Anywhere in the World I’m frequently asked about volunteering overseas and unfortunately, I don’t know much about it. So today, I’m turning the blog over to friend and volunteer tourism expert Shannon O’Donnell from the blog A Little Adrift. She’s been volunteering around the world for years and recently published a book on the subject. She’s the expert, so without further ado, here’s Shannon’s advice on finding good volunteer opportunities.

40 free things to do in New York City Seeing the bulk of New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of a trip's budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $27. The Met? $25. How to Plan an Awesome, Last-Minute Vacation on the Cheap - StumbleUpon I lived in Colorado for most of my life, so when I moved to Southern California when I was 14 and my dad bought my whole family annual passes to Disney, it was the greatest thing in the world. I've purchased an annual pass every year since (been here 7 years). I love that place to death

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