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Planning a Trip To Japan? Try These Tips

Think of Japan, and you’re likely to imagine fast trains, sumptuous sushi, amazing technology and society and culture like no other. Welcome to the land of convenience where everything just seems to work, but there is more to experience than these for visitors on a trip to Japan. 

Planning a Trip To Japan? Try These Tips

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6 Things to Consider on Your First Backpacking Trip

So, you’re planning your first backpacking trip? How exciting! There is a lot to consider, and it can be difficult to plan for since you haven’t gone on a trip like this before. Preparation is very different from planning a trip where you get on a plane, stay with a friend, or spend your whole time in one place. Fear not - here are 6 things to consider before you set off on your first trip. 

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Travel Tips from the Pros: More Hacks and Tricks to Use When Traveling

There are countless travel tips and hacks you can use to make traveling, both domestically and internationally, a lot more convenient. Whether you love going on quick getaways or you enjoy extended trips overseas, knowing how to pack efficiently, how to tackle the challenges along the way, and how to make the most out of the opportunity can truly transform your travel experiences.
 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Touring Home

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Aug 07, 2017 / 0 comments
When out of town guests come to visit, do you make a list of suggested sights for them to see and recommended experiences in which they might wish to take part? Have you taken them around your neighborhood, town, city, or state, and thought, ‘I should spend more time being a tourist/traveler in my own city’? If we sit and think about it, we might remember those dioramas we created in our youth that included the weather, climate, and our town’s local establishments.
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Foodie Finds: The Definitive Guide to Where to Eat in Port Austin, Michigan

One would think that a town located on the shoreline of Lake Huron would have restaurants upon restaurants serving up fresh fish. This is not true for Port Austin, Michigan.

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Road Trip 101: Top Tips to Save Money on Your Travels

Are you planning a road trip? We’ve got a slew of excellent resources for you, including ways to save money on the road and accommodations. But here’s a list of our favorite ways to save money on other aspects of travel, from travel planning to gear to coffee to good eats. Take a look...
 
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These 5 Historical Activities Are Why You Need to Visit Kotor, Montenegro

Montenegró is one of the best kept secrets of the Balkan region. Despite being sandwiched between the summer hot spots of Greece and Croatia, it remains relatively untouched by tourism. It’s hard to see why, when Montenegró boasts 294 kilometers of breathtakingly blue Adriatic coastline, stunning limestone mountain cliffs reaching for hundreds of meters, real Eastern-European culture, and old towns with all the history and ambiance you could ask for. 

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The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Bucket List

If you were to create a bucket list, what is the one thing that you would like to do? If you are looking for inspiration, read this post and we’ll share with you some of the best things that you have to try, which are especially perfect for those who have a penchant for the outdoors. 

The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Bucket List

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

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Jul 25, 2017 / 0 comments

One of the best reasons to save money on travel is that you'll have MORE money to travel! The more travel you do, the happier you are (at least, that's the way it is for me). I am always looking to tips and tricks to save money - here are some of my best ways to save money on travel:

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

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