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Travel Around the World and Back in 15 Travel Books

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Henry David Thoreau once said, “A written word is… more intimate with us and more universal than any other work of art.”

When we read books about traveling the world, we gain insight into cultures, landscapes, natural wonders, ancient

Travel at All Costs! How to Save Money for a Trip

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Do you long to hike up to Machu Picchu?

Take a slow boat down the Amazon River?

Eat a chocolate filled croissant in the park in front of the Eiffel Tower?

Don’t let money stand in the

Digital Nomad Gear: 16 Items to Carry with You Around the World

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Imagine if your entire office could fit in a backpack. You could pick up that bag and go wherever your heart so desired.

Imagine having the freedom to roam the globe at will while also making a living and …

Travel, Shoot and Sell: How to Become a Travel Photographer


Do you view life through a wide angle, telescopic, fixed or fish-eye lens?

Are your index fingers and thumbs always framing what is in front of your face?

Do you want to capture a moment in time that will never …

Write Around the World: 18 Steps to Becoming a Travel Writer


Imagine being whisked off to a faraway country on someone else’s dime. Your only responsibility is to write a captivating and panoramic portrayal of that place.

Your loose instructions are to write in such a way that the reader feels …

Pack Like a True Tico! What to Pack for Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is so hot right now!

It seems like we all know someone who has been to, is going back to or is moving to Costa Rica. Sandwiched between Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica is an ecotourism and

29 International Travel Tips for Globetrotting Like a Boss

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You may be familiar with St. Augustine’s famous quote, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

Before you open that symbolic book and fill the pages with your travels, make sure you’re