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Around the World Travel Blog and Photos

Around the World Travel Blog and Photos

Bio “A cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk.”-The New York Times “Tim is Indiana Jones for the digital age. I’ve already used his advice to go spearfishing on remote islands and ski the best hidden slopes of Argentina. Simply put, do what he says and you can live like a millionaire.”-Albert Pope, Derivatives Trading, UBS World Headquarters Timothy Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People”, Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know,” and is the 7th “most powerful” personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index for 2012. The 4-Hour Workweek – Sold into 35+ languages, #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller. Tim is listed as #6 in the “Top 20 Angel Investor” rankings for 2014 (see his deals here), and Newsweek calls him “the world’s best guinea pig,” which he takes a compliment. This blog is one of Inc. Tim has amassed a diverse (and certainly odd) roster of experiences: He enjoys bear claws and chocolate croissants.

Top Vacation Spots Ideas Globetrottergirls | 2 girls. 1 globe. No regrets. 30Traveler - World Travel in Your 30s. Our top five scenic European road trips Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by Dany in Destinations, Europe, Europe, Top Lists, Travel Tips Everybody loves a good road trip, and Europe has more scenic roads than you could cover in a lifetime. Majestic castles, half-timbered houses, rolling green hills and vineyards are some of the things that lift our hearts and keeps us driving! If we had to pick just five, this would be the list of our favorite road tips in Europe that we recommend: 1. The Amalfi coast in the south of Italy is the country’s most beautiful stretch of coastline, where quaint terraced villages are spread through the hillsides stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea are around every corner. Best time for a road trip: March to May, when Spring is in full bloom and the summer tourist season has not yet begun.Recommended number of days: 2 to 4 daysLevel of difficulty: It is a beautiful drive, but difficult. 2. 3. The Romantic Road in the south of Germany offers some of the most stunning scenery of the country. 4. 5.

Budget Travel Adventures : Budget Travel Adventures Five travel websites we couldn't live without Posted on 18. Nov, 2011 by Jess in Top Lists, Travel Tips A friend of ours is getting married next summer and already daydreaming about the honeymoon to far away, exotic places. Doing a search for a trip to Bali, they discovered the airfare to be far out of their price range (traveling in summer from an airport that is not a major hub). Also, with so many hotels boasting to be the best or most romantic, they were feeling planning fatigue before ever really getting started! Because we travel 365 days a year and are always trying to find the best deals on transport, tours and accommodation, we were able to help them out by looking into several different flight options and giving advice on how to find the right honeymoon hotel. That got us thinking – what travel website could we NOT live without? Maximizing our Great American Road Trip experience from New York City to New Orleans this summer was an intense undertaking.

Hither and Thither - Our Adventures At Home and Away How We Saved 75% of Our Income to Travel We saved £30,000 for our first RTW trip and it was hard. Like titanium alloy hard. Titanium alloy edged with diamonds hard. Six months after the end of our last amazing trip we were at it again. There’s a travel bug going around and we got a bad case of it. This time, we managed to save over £23,000 in just 9 months and it really wasn’t that bad. We aren’t rich by any stretch. 10 Steps to Saving for Travel 1) Record your spending – Start a spreadsheet and write down EVERYTHING you spend. 2) Create a monthly budget – Allocate money to each essential area – mortgage/rent, insurance, utilities, food and transport etc. Salary – (Essential Expenses + Fun Budget) = Savings. 3) Set up a bank transfer – Once you’ve worked out your monthly savings, set up an automatic bank transfer from your current/checking account to your savings account for the day after pay day. 4) Increase the interest on your savings – Research the best savings accounts to maximise the interest you earn on your savings.

Offbeat Travel 52 Perfect Tips Weird Funny Strange Bizarre Odd Unusual Here are 52 Offbeat things that I’ve come across my travels, or reading the adventures of others, that I’ve converted into 52 Perfect Offbeat Travel Tips. 1. Drink mielie, or maize beer straight from a rubbish bin in a Namibian village. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. This was a guest post that originally appeared on 52 Perfect Days. About Anthony The Travel Tart The Travel Tart writes about the funny, offbeat and weird aspects of world travel today. Other Silly Posts:

How We Plan to Travel Forever A year of travel was never going to be enough – too much world and not enough time. The monotonous, sedentary lifestyle that awaited us upon our return simply fuelled our desire to make travelling a permanent state. The question was how. Luckily for us, there are plenty of opportunities where, instead of paying in cash, we can contribute time or effort. This helps stretch the travel budget as well as offering unique and interesting experiences. We’ve tried out a few of these already and they have been incredibly rewarding, so we are looking forward to trying more this time. Couchsurfing Couchsurfing is a huge hospitality network where hosts from around the world allow travellers to stay on their couches or in their spare rooms for free. House Sitting Stay in some amazing houses all over the world rent free with house sitting. Accommodation/Work Exchange You can save huge amounts on accommodation costs by working in exchange for a room and sometimes meals. Volunteering Crewing on Yachts

How to Manage Money When Travelling It’s Travel Money Week on Never Ending Voyage to celebrate the launch of our new travel budget app Trail Wallet. You’ve been saving hard and now you have a big pot of cash to spend on travelling the world. But how on earth do you manage your money when hopping from country to country? How do you access it cheaply and safely? What if something goes wrong? We’ve put together this detailed guide to managing money when travelling to help answer these questions, using our own four years travel experience together with advice from other long term travellers from around the world. Open a Bank Account with No or Low International Fees The main way you will access your money on the road is through withdrawing money from ATM machines using a debit card. The problem is that many banks charge high fees for withdrawals abroad. For example, Lloyds TSB bank in the UK charges a fairly typical 2.99% foreign exchange fee plus a 1.5% cash withdrawal fee (minimum charge of £2). Worldwide For UK Residents 1.