Seeing the World Through Different Eyes

My son and I recently embarked on a road trip from our home in Colorado through Four Corners (an area of the United States where the borders of the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah all come together) and into the deep, barren desert on our way to...

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Keeping in Touch While Travelling

One objection many people have regarding long-term travel is having to move away from their social network.  Family and friends are strong emotional bonds, and the thought of not seeing them in person for an extended period causes most to simply dismiss the idea.  We often hear “Oh, I could...

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7 Packing Tips For Girls

Although for the most part, a girl's packing list will be the same as her male counterpart's, there are certain differences between the sexes that will be reflected in what goes into the backpack. And I'm not talking about high heels either - nobody should be carrying those on a...

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Five Reasons You Should Pack Light For Your Next Trip

The first few times we did any sort of traveling we packed the way most people typically pack.  We took everything but the kitchen sink, because you never know when you might *need* something.  We filled cars to the brim for weekend getaways, we lugged fifty pounds in a backpack...

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6 Travel Essentials for Visiting Indonesia

Many people’s interpretation of Indonesia is this jungly under developed country with no electricity and bare chested men and women riding around on elephants. Though some of that sounds fun, it’s not entirely true. Indonesia is a modern developing country complete with high rise buildings.

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Travel Blogging Community Rallies for New Zealand

There are sometimes when you see something and you know it is going to huge.  The blog4NZ idea spurned by New Zealand bloggers Jim McIntosh and John Reese is one such idea and something that we at Travel Generation will be getting well and truly behind.

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The Pros of Travelling by Train in Europe

Europe is the smallest continent, but it's dense with culture. An hour's travel from almost anywhere could see you in a new country, complete with a different language, different customs, and (best of all) different food. It seems a pity to fly over all this, hopping from one destination to another.

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7 Things I HATE About Travelling

I wax lyrically quite often about the great times on the road, the wonderful people I have met and the stunning scenery. There is a downside to travel; frustration and annoyance are unwelcome bedfellows on this wonderful journey and sometimes you just want to scream! Phew I feel better already.

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How To Spend 24 Hours in Medellín, Colombia

Once renowned as one of the most dangerous cities in the world, home to drug cartels, Pablo Escobar, and political kidnappings, Medellín has reinvented itself as the world's latest, coolest, chicest urban center. Start your morning off in Envigado, a small town that got swallowed by Medellín's urban expansion.

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The Things They Carried: What Travelers Take on The Road

Experts and travel sources repeatedly recommend an endless array of travel gadgets and gear to bring on your next trip. Often, it’s the latest, greatest development that makes the list of must-haves for travel in a given season.

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Top Travel Generation Writers

  1. 01. Lisa Miller Lisa Miller
  2. 02. Leah Bostwick Leah Bostwick
    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
  3. 03. Jan Ross Jan Ross
  4. 04. Jamie Bowlby-Whiting Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
    from a small village in rural England
  5. 05. Sofie Couwenbergh Sofie Couwenbergh

Top Travel Stories

  1. 01. Queenstown's Adventure Activities Queenstown's Adventure Activities
    by Lisa Miller
  2. 02. The Best Backpacker Movies The Best Backpacker Movies
    by Brucini
  3. 03. Things You Should Know Before Traveling to China for the First Time Things You Should Know Before Traveling to China for the First Time
    by Amanda Williams
  4. 04. The Gorgeous Gulf Coast of Florida The Gorgeous Gulf Coast of Florida
    by Jan Ross
  5. 05. Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga
    by Libby Woodard