What Men Should Pack For A Trip Around The World

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Men's Pack For A Trip Around The World

What to pack for a trip around the world? A popular question we get is what pack for a trip around the world. So, let’s get into it. Since we’ve started I’ve tossed, picked up, and sent back items I felt we’re necessary or unnecessary. Which means my packing mistakes are for your benefit. When it comes to packing we’ve both put lots of thought, research, testing, purchasing, and even returning into what we carry as we take a trip around world. It isn’t easy considering we pack for just about every climate and activity around the world we can. Even with all … Read More

Why You Should Study Abroad At Least Once

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10 Reasons to Study Abroad at Least Once

Breathing in the unfamiliar air, staring at the ocean from a completely different vantage point. The world around me had just opened up, and I felt small. I was 21 the first time I traveled abroad alone.  A dream of mine was to study abroad like my mother, and nailing down a country to do it in was the hardest part. After months of deliberation, I landed on Australia, to this day I still don’t know exactly why.  My school (UNCW – Go Seahawks!) participated with a number of international schools, and it was easy to do a semester exchange … Read More

The Best Travel Movies To Inspire Wanderlust

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The Best Travel Movies of all time

The best travel movies to ignite your wanderlust. We’re big time cinefiles and have a love for all varieties of films. We love watching movies and escaping into another world. It’s one of the first things we do when getting ready before we travel to a new destination. Not only that when we were living in New York City and needed to escape from the craziness of the city we found ourselves dreaming of traveling while watching a few of these films. Want to know what we think the greatest films to get your wanderlust on? Best Travel Movies Here … Read More

Rail Pass: To Buy or Not to Buy

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Should you get a rail pass?

The million dollar question.  There is no yes or no answer when people ask if they should purchase a rail pass for the countries they are traveling.  Personally, I have traveled with a Japan Rail Pass and also with a Eurail Pass, which I will touch on later. Before I go on, the number one thing I want to stress is a rail pass is what you make of it. I have seen more places than I would have originally because I had the rail pass.  Knowing that I could travel anywhere within the network for “free” (because I already … Read More

Best Apps for Backpackers: Traveler to Gadget Geek

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The Very Best Travel Apps For Backpackers

As interesting as it would be to travel like our parents did it’s hard to ignore the new digital age. It is important to always have the best information readily available when needed.  Here are some of our favorite and best apps for backpackers to make life a little easier.     The Best Apps for Backpackers We use Skyscanner to book almost all of our flights.  The key to using this app is flexibility.  Skyscanner lets you search for flights in terms of days, weeks, months, and even the whole year! I love that you can type “everywhere” into the destination … Read More

Eight of the Best Ways to Access Money Overseas

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Getting Currency Abroad

I get a lot of questions about the best way to access cash abroad.  As much as I love using credit cards and racking in the miles, the local Thai man with the pad thai cart is probably not going to accept my Visa. Travelers checks are a thing of the past, but there are other ways to access your money abroad.  I find these ways the cheapest, easiest, and safest options to keep my hard earned cash close to me. So here are my tips for the best ways to access money overseas.   The Best Ways to Access Money Overseas … Read More

World Trip Planning: Immunization Recommendations for Travel

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Immunizations to get for your trip around the world

Getting the correct vaccinations for your travels can eat up a lot of time and money. There are so many immunization recommendations for travel and there is no cost graver than contracting a disease in the midst of your travels. Choosing which vaccinations to receive ultimately depends on your frame of mind. I am a hypochondriac and once was convinced there were bugs inside my brain while backpacking Thailand because of this article. If you like to live life more on the edge you may not feel the need to get any vaccines before your trip. For my first RTW … Read More

Best Credit Card for Travel Benefits

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The Best Travel Credit Cards

Everyone should have a credit card that garners some sort of reward! If you’re just using cash or debit cards then you aren’t cashing in on the many free offers and rewards that are offered to you! It may be tough to pick the right credit card.  First you want to identify your needs and the right rewards for you.  Here are some of our personal recommendations for top travel credit cards. Best Credit Card for Travel Benefits Capital One Venture Reward This is Tasha’s all time favorite card.  She has had it for years! The sign on bonus is … Read More