How to Hostel
Aug05

How to Hostel

Hostels have a reputation for attracting budget backpackers on gap year looking to have one last hoorah before heading into “the real world.” While I’d argue each hostel has its own unique personality, I understand what my late 20s-30s friends mean when they say they feel too old for the hostel scene.

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Take the Ride : A Comprehensive Guide to Bike Touring
Aug05

Take the Ride : A Comprehensive Guide to Bike Touring

Cycling. It’s one of the greenest, most cost efficient ways to travel, and also one of the most liberating. So why not kick things up a bit and take a road trip not by car but by bike? Venture outside your neighborhood or your usual route to work. Explore bike camping, or maybe cruise across a few states or even the whole country. Interested? Check out this comprehensive guide to bike touring.

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Urban Camping in Japan
Aug04

Urban Camping in Japan

Going to Japan on a Shoestring Budget? Consider Urban camping. Japan is usually perceived as a very expensive country to visit; however, it is actually very possible to travel in Japan on a very tight budget. Perhaps the biggest way of massively cutting down your expenses is to do urban camping. Coupled with hitchhiking, you can effectively reduce your travel costs to food and admission fees...

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Tackling Solo Travel
Aug04

Tackling Solo Travel

Real talk: the internet is full of articles that read as though travelling alone is something shameful, or a last resort for people who couldn’t wrangle a friend or partner to join a trip. “Don’t Worry!” the headlines scream, “You TOO Can Do This.” Or “here is how to fit in at a restaurant so people won’t even know you’re by yourself!” There is even a Google autocomplete for “how to travel and not be...

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