9 Reasons to Travel by Train

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The experience of traveling by train really has a charm of its own. As opposed to airplane travel, the means of transportation preferred by Americans, train travel presents quite a few advantages, from financial, ecological and recreational points of view. Choosing trains to reach your destinations will offer you a memorable experience every time, while turning you into an authentic traveler instead of just a mere tourist. This is why we have decided to stack up our favorite 9 reasons to travel … [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...]

Crash Course for the Impulse Traveler – Decide / Fly / Stay / See

Crash Course for the Impulse Traveler

Modern travel offers a plethora of options, especially for those who have time and money to spare. There are so many beautiful things that we have to see in this world. We are not only talking about the crowded streets of Paris, Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon or other renowned places. We are also taking about corners of the world that are off the beaten track. Every country and culture has something unique that is definitely worth seeing. But how do you decide on a place to visit, and once you … [Read more...]

International Travel Tips Packing: Unusual Tricks for Traveling Light

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The point of traveling isn't about carrying as much useless stuff around you as you can, but about having just enough items to feel comfortable and have fun. The importance of packing light cannot be overemphasized, and there's nothing worse than dragging an oversized baggage around with you all day. The best international travel site will always tell you to pack wisely. Nobody will ever brag about how much stuff he/she managed to stuff in their bags, but about how much fun they had. Modern age … [Read more...]

Overseas Travel Checklist: What You Need Before Embarking on your Adventure

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Embarking on a journey across the world can be the adventure of a life-time, but it can quickly turn into a nightmare if you are not prepared to deal with unexpected situations. As much as we enjoy traveling, getting organized can be a pretty daunting task. While it may be possible to survive without your favorite T-Shirt or underwear, there is nothing more frustrating than forgetting your passport, or papers at home. This is exactly why it is vital to prepare a list of necessary items well in … [Read more...]

10 Essential Clothes Packing Tips for the Hopelessly Disorganized

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The hopelessly disorganized seem to be a species all their own: on the one hand, much like anyone else, they do enjoy traveling; on the other, though, their chronic inability to get organized often causes them to freeze up and/or fly off into a panic. If you belong in this very special category, check out our list of twenty vital clothes packing tips, which are guaranteed to bring order even into the lives of the most desperately messy travelers out there. Getting started: Method-focused … [Read more...]

Tips for Traveling Alone in Europe – For All Types of Travelers

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So you’re finally making your life-long dream of seeing Europe come true. Only you’re going it alone. That may put a damper on how excited you are about the trip, but it really shouldn’t. In order to make sure that you have the best possible trip across the Old World, we’ve scoured the Internet high and low. We looked at advice dispensed by the best travel bloggers out there. We asked friends with experience in this field. And for all those planning to travel around the world, we put together a l … [Read more...]

The Ultimate List of Traveling Alone Tips

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There used to be quite the massive stigma attached to solo travel. However, as socially accepted coupling patterns and other social norms change, so is people’s attitude toward traveling alone. According to the U.S. Travel Association, 2009 alone saw 22.2 million Americans (out of a total of 170 million) take a trip by themselves for leisure purposes. There are numerous travel companies and tour operators out there who have caught on to this shift in attitudes and are trying to cater to this r … [Read more...]

Your First Trip Overseas: Honing the Right Mindset in 7 Easy Steps

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Excited about your first trip across the border? You should be, because it’s going to be the kind of experience you remember for the rest of your life. However, you should bear in mind that there’s a right and a wrong way to travel abroad and it’s all about your mindset. Lucky for you, we’re here with tips on how to achieve the right attitude while traveling. 1. Things are nothing like at home This bears repeating into infinity: your first time traveling overseas is going to cause culture shoc … [Read more...]