Tags archives: travel-preparation

12 Alternative Ways to Choose Your Next Travel Destination

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I’m the kind of traveller who enjoys a well planned trip as much as a spontaneous and, at times, a recklessly disorganised one. I take enjoyment from approaching my decision-making differently each time I go away, revelling in being open to different influences and inspiration before I book. But with a travel bucket list constantly overflowing with potent[...]

How to keep your home safe when you travel

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Spending over a third of the year traveling, I am often away from home for weeks and months at a time. I feel lucky that so far nothing bad has ever happened, but every once in a while I hear stories from friends and acquaintances about robberies and those stories are usually pretty scary. So far I have had to rely on my own optimism and trust that everythin[...]

10 good tips for traveling to the Maldives

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Ah.... the Maldives. "Ah" is literally always the word on my mind when I think about this stunning piece of land in the Indian Ocean. The first time a plane flew me over this incredible archipelago I knew I had found my favorite part of the world and to this day it remains my number one choice in all my bucket list recommendations. If you thought the [...]

How to cope with being Sick when you Travel

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Being sick at home is bad enough, but what happens when you come down with a sudden cold or stomach bug while you’re away? If you’ve travelled much in your lifetime, chances are you’ve been under the weather at some point in your journey, and you’ll no doubt recall how miserable it can be. I was recently exploring some incredible Canadian cities when I was h[...]

30 questions that made me quit my job and start traveling

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Every time I step into a plane, there’s a part of me that hesitates at the meaning of an upcoming adventure. Was it the right decision to buy an expensive plane ticket again, am I going to be safe, is this guy really worth it? I’m a grateful female solo traveler who quit her job in order to travel. Traveling has been my greatest accomplishment and a life [...]

A Survival Guide for High Altitude

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  Pristine blue skies contrasting with the pure whiteness of salt deserts; vertiginous roads cutting through rainbow-coloured mountains; proud llamas strolling the high plateaus of the altiplano: the wild landscapes of the Andes range will take your breath away. Quite literally so, actually: above 2 500 or 3 000 meters, you might start experiencing w[...]

Useful Travel Apps for your Iphone

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Last year Nina documented some of the best ways to get your iPhone ready for travel, as well as a few recommended apps, a post that got lots of great feedback from readersm making it obvious that the right apps are still a hot topic among travelers. Some time has passed and the moment is here to follow up with eight more apps and travel resources that hel[...]

10 reasons to travel with olive oil

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I found the perfect travel partner who never fails to fix my hair when in need, repair my stuck zipper, cure me when I’m sick, and shine my shoes. It’s never in my way and hails from the Mediterranean. Olive oil, you’re the best! Okay, maybe s/he isn’t a real person, but yes, I take olive oil with me wherever I go. Olive oil has been used for medicines, s[...]

Voulez-vous party avec moi?

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Travel time is party time. You're on vacation, goddammit, have yourself some jolly good fun. Usually, when you're traveling through various cities and countries you won't know what the good places are to go to. This is the one time when checking your guide book probably is not of much help, especially if your taste in bars or clubs doesn't correspond to a[...]

To Do List for India

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Monday morning. It's august 3rd. In 19 hours I will board the plane that is to take me to India and although I'm able to write up these lines in a calm and composed manner I'm actually panicking. I am freaking out. It's the last day of getting things done and I have an endless list of stuff I need to do.Ii'm still pretty new to the whole "having a career thi[...]

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