What to Pack for Hitchhiking

It is very important to remember that whatever you pack for hitchhiking will be carried upon your back at all times. And when you are hitchhiking, it is not uncommon to have to walk for large distances if you have been left in a bad place.

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Peterson Bay, Alaska

Our children chatter with excitement as we walk along the dock in the crisp Alaskan morning air. Climbing aboard the boat, we busy ourselves putting on life jackets and exploring the deck. In a few minutes we’re ready and the captain turns on the motor.

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An Afternoon on Udo Island

Just 3.5 kilometers off the eastern coast of Jeju, South Korea sits the tiny island of Udo.  Named after its geographical appearance (a cow lying down), Udo is a lovely place for a day trip while visiting Jeju Island.  Originally, this island was a government-owned ranch utilized for managing horses. ...

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What to Pack on a Long Distance Bicycle Trip

When going on a long distance cycling trip, it is vitally important to remember that everything you pack, is extra weight that you have to carry. I therefore advise packing very carefully. If your bike (and its luggage) are too heavy, you will no longer enjoy your trip.

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Stupidly Obvious Yet Honest Mistakes

Whether you have travelled once or countless amounts of times, I’m certain you have created your own ideas and tips for yourself to share with others of what to do and more importantly what not to do when taking the next trip.

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A Weekend in Prague

I’d long been dreaming of traveling to Prague, and while hitchhiking through Central Europe, I was presented with the perfect opportunity.  After catching a not-so-quick ride out of Vienna, I headed north to the Czech Republic.  I’ll never forget the final leg into the outskirts of the city: a genuinely...

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7 Lucky but Unlikely Things Every Backpacker Should Pack

Rain, hail or shine there are a few essential things that every backpacker should make sure they have thrown in their bag before leaving. There’s something different and exciting and unique about backpacking. It’s a certain kind of travelling; for the brave, for the free-spirited, and, I’m afraid to say,...

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Sharjah, Dubai's Lesser Known Sister

Sharjah is the third largest of the Emirates and right next door to the more famous Dubai. There are no border controls or passport checks between the two. You can easily travel from one to the other by taxi, car or, more interesting, local bus.

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Why Choose a Bed and Breakfast Location?

Hotels of all shapes, sizes, and price ranges exist all over the world. You can have privacy, room service, an amazing array of amenities, and the convenience of never having to clean your room. Restaurants, shops, tours, transportation are all available right outside the lobby door, so why in the...

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Be Surprised by Downtown Miami

For several years I have spent part of the year in Miami, which means, that I have had a chance to explore my ‘second home town’ up, down and across. I also meet a lot of people who come to Miami for the first time and all they think about...

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