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Packing for Backpacking - What is Really Essential?

What to take on a backpacking adventure? Think carefully about your traveling needs and pack only th... When embarking on a lengthy backpacking adventure there are many things that, before the pack is bro...
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6 weeks and counting...

Leaving your home of 3 years is a strange and liberating process. From selling all your belongings t... When a countdown starts it brings strange a perspective to otherwise normal events. With only 6 week...
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Flash Packing - The New Backpacking

The competitive European hostel market is raising accommodation standards for a new breed of backpac... FORGET back packing, flash packing is the new way to see the world on a budget – and in style....
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Day 3 - Traveling in Relative Discomfort

Vancouver, Seattle, Portland - it's amazing what adventures (or should I say misadventures) you can ... So, as it turns out, the hardest thing about leaving a city after 3 years of calling it home isn't p...
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Hostels in Vancouver - Which One to Choose?

Hostels in Vancouver - where is the best place to spend your time on British Columbia's west coast?... When it comes to hostels, Vancouver (like most major cities) has a few to choose from. However, deci...
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How to Travel Europe

Planes, trains and automobiles: How to get around Europe on a budget.... Traveling Europe is a favourite pastime for young backpackers the world over. The glorious sites str...
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Day 12 - University Flashbacks, Seals, Sights and Sore Feet

Three days in San Francisco and I'm transported back in time to my university days. Apart from socia... I had been previously informed that San Francisco was an amazing city to visit, after my brother's t...
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Traveling with Technology

What technology to take with you on your next backpacking adventure: How much is too much and what d... In today's climate of ever-advancing technology, as a traveler it is tempting to take every conceiva...
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A Review of India House Hostel in New Orleans

India House Hostel, in New Orleans, is a dump masquerading as a hostel. Not for the feint-hearted, s... There is only one mug, there are four plates, there is graffiti masquerading as art on the outside w...
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