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Why You Need To Get Yourself To An All Inclusive Resort in Mexico
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Why You Need To Get Yourself To An All Inclusive Resort in Mexico

  We are taking a break from our regularly scheduled budget backpacking program to bring you this urgent announcement: Get yourself to an all inclusive resort in Mexico. Now!     Yes, we know, it’s a big jump from our normal articles about pinching your pennies. You may be wondering why we budget so thoroughly if we’re just going to blow it all on one ridiculous week of over-indulgence at a flashy resort. Because dear friends, why the hell not? […]

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Quit Your Job and Go Travel
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Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Quit Your Job and Go Travel

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Quit Your Job and Go Travel So you want to quit your job and go travel? You want to escape the paralyzing constraints of the 9-5 world, but you’re worried about the ‘what if’ scenarios. What if I can’t get another job? What if it all goes wrong? What if I regret it? Well how about I give you one more ‘what if’ to consider. What if you sit on your butt your whole life, […]

Choosing the Best Travel Companion: Solo, Couple or Group?
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Choosing the Best Travel Companion: Solo, Couple or Group?

 Choosing the Best Travel Companion Among the many topics of conversation that backpackers have on the road, this is by far one of the most interestingly debated. What’s the secret to choosing the best travel companion? Travelling by yourself, travelling with your partner or travelling with friends? Each brings their own advantages and flaws to the dsicussion, but ultimately it comes down to what you want to get out of your trip, and a lot of personal preference. We take a look […]

Dream Life: Quinn & Jonathon from Life Out Of The Box
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Dream Life: Quinn & Jonathon from Life Out Of The Box

Life Out Of The Box Dream Life: Quinn & Jonathon from LOOTB • This story is part of our new series: Dream Life where we interview travelers that bucked the norm and created a dream life for themselves on the road. We’ll find out exactly how they were able to escape the rat race and their advice for all of us sitting at home, wishing we were in their shoes. *   For many people, us included, a dream job […]

Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Brazil
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Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Brazil

Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Brazil This weeks Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Brazil is brought to you by our South American backpacking buddy Emily from Emily Luxton Travel Blog.  Brazil, with it’s stunning coastline, breathtaking natural beauty and air of constant party, is an amazing place to backpack. The people are full of passion and joy (you just need to watch a football game with them to see how much!), the food is delicious, and there is so much […]

The One Thing I Wish I’d Known Before Backpacking Solo
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The One Thing I Wish I’d Known Before Backpacking Solo

Backpacking Solo The internet is filled with tips for first time backpackers. Bring this, ditch that, roll your clothes, pack bottom heavy. Tips and tricks for making your first trip backpacking solo as smooth and worry free as possible. But the number one thing I wish I’d known before taking my first solo trip is this: You’re not alone! Sure, I’d read Lonely Planet forums reassuring first timers like myself that we’d meet plenty of other travelers. But I still […]

Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Costa Rica
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Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Costa Rica

Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Costa Rica This weeks Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Costa Rica is brought to you by our friends Samantha and Yeison from the amazing travel blog Mytanfeet. Although both of us have traveled to Costa Rica, we couldn’t go past these two experts when it comes to Costa Rica backpacking! Enjoy! It’s no surprise that when backpackers start planning their trip around Central America, Costa Rica is high on their list. As someone who has lived there […]

Our Bed Bucketlist: 7 Of The Most Amazing Places To Sleep In The World
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Our Bed Bucketlist: 7 Of The Most Amazing Places To Sleep In The World

Our Bed Bucketlist: 7 of the Most Amazing Places to Sleep in the World So far our travels have seen us sleeping in many dirty hostels, a couple couches and even an airport floor. Our backpacker’s budget doesn’t stretch far enough to cover any of these amazing places but someday we might just find ourselves knocking these off our bucketlist. Until then, a girl can dream!   { via } International Highline Meeting- Italy Not quite a hotel, but an undeniably […]