World Traveler Guide – How to Become More than a Tourist?

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If someone would ask you to describe yourself in two words, would those words be world traveler? Or do you consider yourself more of a tourist? More importantly, do you know the difference between the two? Join us in this expedition to finding out what differentiates a traveler from a tourist, how to become a traveler, and what are some of the best places to travel in the world if you think you fit in the first category. We hope you enjoy the ride! Are You a World Traveler or a … [Read more...]

How to travel with a cat (domestic and abroad)

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We love them because they purr, they are soft and furry, they can guess when we’re upset and generally make our lives happier. We can’t stay mad at them for more than thirty seconds and we even praise them when they break, chew or scratch something precious. Yes, I am talking about our dear feline friends. I’m going to tackle a particular subject that most cat owners dread and should be avoided, if possible: how to travel with a cat. Cats are very sensitive to the smallest changes, and, as a cons … [Read more...]

Fundamental Things to Do Before You Travel Abroad

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Flights and accommodation bookings are indeed the most important aspects of travel planning. But if you want to fully enjoy your trip, you should take a look at our essential list of tasks to consider before you travel abroad. Getting Ready to Travel Abroad: Essential Things to Do Before You Leave Your Home Manage Your Finances As you cannot travel abroad for free (unless you are the lucky recipient of academic travel abroad programs such as travel abroad scholarships), you should first take … [Read more...]

When and Where to Hire a Tour Guide: International Travel Tips

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Why would you need a tour guide when traveling abroad if there are so many travel guide books, audios and tour guide app options you can use for a self-guided tour? In this post, we will discuss the usefulness of hiring a tour guide during your international travels. We will provide answers to the following questions: What does a tour guide do? Are tour guide jobs threaten to disappear?   What is the difference between guided tours and self-guided tours? What are the must-visit places … [Read more...]

Poshtels: 10 Luxury Hostels in Europe

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Are you spontaneous, outgoing and adventurous? Then backpacking through Europe is what you should plan this summer! Besides seeing some of the most beautiful countries the world has to offer, a Euro trip will leave you with unforgettable memories of partying all night long, meeting locals and other travelers and discovering the incredible history of the continent. If you’re looking to hit more than one country, then accommodation can get quite expensive. If you’re not into couch surfing, we war … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Traveling in Europe on a Budget

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We all share the same common dream deep down in our hearts of traveling all across Europe one day. The continent is world-famous for its rich culture, hospitality, breath-taking landscapes and tendencies to party like there’s no tomorrow. Literature, cinematography and the internet in general have rightfully made us fall in love with all of the romantic countries in Europe and yearn for the trip of a lifetime. Unfortunately, not all of us can afford an all-inclusive vacation in Europe, throwing E … [Read more...]

Travel Tips For Women Over 50 Years Traveling Alone

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You have to have patience. Even if you are an experienced solo traveler, every time you go on a new trip it is normal to take your time to adjust to the solo travel and get rid of those initial nerves, that you are out in the world alone and you have to handle everything by yourself. This is why, information is primordial. Read the following travel tips for women over 50 years traveling alone. Safety Measures Plan everything ahead before you travel and choose your destination based on solid … [Read more...]

15 Ways To Overcome The Language Barriers

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Traveling around the world is a fun experience, as long as you accept the multitude of challenges that come with the joy of travelling. One of the most frustrating challenges for an international traveler, has to be the language barrier, and some might make a really big issue out of it. Still, it is not that big of a problem, and it can be overcome, but for this to happen you have to understand precisely how to handle it. Read below, the 15 ways to overcome the language barriers. # 1. Always … [Read more...]

US Seniors Travel Insurance: How to Stay Safe Overseas, at 65+ Years Old

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“Life is like wine – it gets better with age.” That’s a popular old adage that certainly applies to international travel. Senior citizens nowadays are definitely living up to it, by embarking upon cruises, taking that long postponed trip of a lifetime, going on second honeymoons and generally exploring parts of the world that they always wished they could visit. In essence, not only is there nothing wrong with this, but it’s actually recommended. After all, with retirement comes more time to spar … [Read more...]

Medical Insurance for Travel Abroad: Best Deals for UK Senior Holidaymakers

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Whoever said that older people shouldn't embark on international journeys has definitely never met a savvy senior traveler before. One of the major trends of today's society is for seniors to buy plane tickets and explore the world. If you think about it for a second, it makes perfect sense to invest in something worthwhile when you have so much free time. As many senior travelers love to say, “Age matters only if you're a cheese”, and apparently, travel is the fountain of you … [Read more...]