Category Archives: Guest Posts

Portugal: An Affordable Way To Get Your European Travel Fix

Today we have a guest post from a good friend of ours and fellow traveler, Adriana Sibaja. She and her husband, Edgar, recently took an amazing trip to Morocco and Portugal, and in this post Adriana tells us how they … Continue reading

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Travel Free by Camping the World

Today we share a guest post from husband and wife duo Tiffany Soukup and Chris Brader, of Vagabond Way. Tiffany and Chris camp a lot on their travels around the world, and because this can be a great way to … Continue reading

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Tripping.com – A great new travel resource from Wandering Educators

Recently I learned about Tripping.com from Wandering Educators, the global community of educators sharing travel experiences. Tripping is a global travel hosting community, where people can connect in over 175 countries for travel tips, shared cups of coffee, rideshares and homestays. … Continue reading

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How to Win Giveaways – Start with These!

As we discuss in the book, How to Travel for Free (or pretty damn near it!), entering contests and giveaways is a great way to get free travel. I have won several trips over the years, and here at How … Continue reading

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The Roses Travel Throughout North America On The Cheap!

Today we have a guest post from my friend, Greg Rose. He and his wife, Angie, are in the midst of an amazing trip throughout many of the most beautiful places in North America. And they are doing it very inexpensively! … Continue reading

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How Language Can Unlock your Travels

Today’s guest post is from Aaron Myers, of The Everyday Language Learner’s Guide to Getting Started. Keith and I are going to Nicaragua in January, and I am currently starting Aaron’s guide to learn Spanish before the trip. He has … Continue reading

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Gap Year Travelers on a Budget

Taking a “gap year” is a big part of the entry into adulthood and careers for many people around the world. Gap Daemon is a U.K.-based website that is all about all things gap year related. Shelley contributes to Gap … Continue reading

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How To Volunteer Overseas Without Paying An Expensive Agency

Today we have a guest post from Sarah who started a great website called The Ethical Volunteer, a site dedicated to accessing information on how to volunteer overseas without having to go through an expensive agency, and which addresses both … Continue reading

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Getting Paid While Traveling: The Low Down on Teaching English Abroad

Today’s article is a guest post from Danielle Koffler, who has taught English in northeastern Thailand, worked in eco-tourism on an island in Thailand, and backpacked solo around Asia. She is currently teaching English in Seoul, South Korea. Danielle is also the author of Wake Up and Dance, and today she shares her experiences teaching English in Thailand and South Korea. Continue reading

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