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11 Things That Make Traveling in Europe Different

As an American who just finished a ten month trip around the world, this might sound weird, but one of the biggest culture shocks I experienced happened when I arrived in Europe. After seven months backpacking in Asia and another 9 months living in South Korea, being back in the

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Trip

I really believe that traveling abroad, however it's done, is better than not traveling at all with the exception of all inclusive resorts. While that kind of trip is great for relaxing, it doesn't challenge a person and, therefore, doesn't help them develop, learn or grow the way real travel

10 Travel Tips for Backpackers

1. Don’t Over Plan – This one is easy for me because I’m lazy and hate to commit to things, but there are a lot of go-getters out there who want to make the most of every second they have on a trip. Obviously you have to figure out things

Put it on Your Back: Why and How to Travel

    Without trying to get all Eat, Pray, Love on you about traveling, I will say that with just one trip, one real international trip, you’ll be given the opportunity to see everything you’re familiar and comfortable with–your own culture–from an outsider’s perspective. Traveling gives you a chance to reevaluate your