Category Archives: Round the World

The Top 25 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2015

From our friends at BootsNAll Travel: The ultimate destination list for travelers who want to get the most bang for their buck, especially when considering what is typically the biggest expense — flights — and/or planning longer-term travel. Most travel … Continue reading

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Friday Travel Dreaming – 11/01/13

Happy November everyone, and welcome to this week’s Friday Travel Dreaming – our latest roundup of budget travel ideas, travel tips and travel contests to help make your travel dreams come true! Travel For Free By Camping Around The World … Continue reading

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Meet Plan Go: Stop Living in the World of “Should”

Are you blackburried? Tired of looking at your cube walls, and wondering why you put yourself through endless corporate politics, meetings, and paperwork? Are you too focused on living life the way you think it “should” be, instead of on … Continue reading

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Home Exchanging Around the World

We have written a lot about home exchange, as one of our top methods of traveling for free — and one of our favorite ways to travel, period. Exchanging homes not only lets you stay somewhere completely free (and save … Continue reading

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25 Amazing Facts about Countries Around the World

From the website List25 comes this amazing list of “25 Things you Wouldn’t Believe“ about 25 countries around the world. So fascinating we thought we would share! Depending upon your definition, and whether or not you count Taiwan, there are … Continue reading

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How to Travel the World on Zero Dollars a Day

Our book, How To Travel For Free (or pretty damn near it!) and blog are all about traveling free, or as close to free as possible. In the book we share a lot of our own personal methods that we use … Continue reading

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A Passport to a Different World

It’s literally the ticket to the whole world…but only 30% of Americans have a passport. But a passport is about so much more than travel. It’s about witnessing different ways of life than your own, experiencing different cultures and ways of thinking, meeting and interacting with people who have a completely different lifestyle than your own. We were thrilled to hear about the Passport Party Project, which aims to gift 100 young girls with their very first passports. Continue reading

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Round The World Contests, Advice & More

Today’s post is through our friends BootsnAll Travel, who have two great things worth sharing with you this week. First of all is their fantastic Around the World Travel Contest, which is also sponsored by Go Nomad, Transitions Abroad and … Continue reading

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A Classic Example Of Traveling For Free (or pretty damn near it!)

Just in case any of you are thinking that extremely cheap travel to fabulous destinations is not a reality for the average person, then you really need to read this article. There is a lot of useful information in this … Continue reading

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