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Guest Blogs & Traveler Interviews

There are literally hundreds and thousands of travel bloggers out there on the internet and we are just but one! “Travel” is a huge topic – and there’s no way for any one person/blog to be the expert on everything.  

As such here you will find guest posts and inspiring traveler interviews from a range of different travel bloggers covering a wide variety of different travel niches! 

The Best Places to Take Amazing Photos in Amsterdam

Posted by on 10:44 pm in Blog, Photo Posts, The Netherlands - Page Needed, Travel Tips, World, Writers | 2 comments

The Best Places to Take Amazing Photos in Amsterdam

The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a beautiful city with an amazing variety of things to see and do. And if you love travel photography, getting the perfect shot will most likely be at the top of your list.

From it’s seventeenth-century buildings and canals, to impressive museums and joint-smoking alien sculptures, few cities meld history with modern urban flair like Amsterdam, and this is a fantastic place to be a photographer.
Best known as the home of Anne Frank, this home of 2,431,000 friendly residents invites you to visit the city that takes its name from its famous canals built on the Amstel River. The following are great photography locations for shooting throughout Amsterdam. Head here if you’re looking to travel like a photographer and not a tourist.

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The Best Places to Photograph the Eiffel Tower (or Catch an Amazing View)

Posted by on 1:37 am in Blog, France, Photo Posts, Romantic Journey, Travel Tips, World, Writers | 10 comments

The Best Places to Photograph the Eiffel Tower (or Catch an Amazing View)

The Eiffel Tower truly is one of the most iconic, most visited and most photographed landmarks in France, and if you love travel photography, getting the perfect shot will most likely be at the top of your list.

Situated in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, whether you’re cruising past it on the Seine, climbing to the roof of a nearby Cathedral, or standing directly below it, there are a million ways to get a shot of the Eiffel Tower, and it’s quite easy to take a great photo here. Though this is one of the most photographed landmarks in the world, so what’s not always easy is taking an interesting one. As a tourist, it’s difficult to capture a unique angle which the world hasn’t already seen.

The following are great photography locations for shooting the Eiffel Tower. Head here if you’re looking to travel like a photographer and not a tourist.

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Tibet

Posted by on 8:36 am in Blog, China, World, Writers | 12 comments

How to Spend 48 Hours in Tibet

Tibet is a beautiful area within China* that is home to its own unique culture, style, and landscape. This fascinating place is the perfect destination for adventurers and travelers of all kinds! You’ll find ancient history, beautiful surroundings, and religiously-inclined locals who are happy and kind.

*Tibetans say their country is an independent nation: the Chinese government says it is part of China. Read more about the Tibetan sovereignty debate.

Here’s how you can visit the highlights of Tibet in 48 hours.

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Rise of the Digital Nomad: How to Generate Income Using Ecommerce

Posted by on 1:16 am in Blog, Expat Life, Writers | 6 comments

Rise of the Digital Nomad: How to Generate Income Using Ecommerce

The lifestyle of a digital nomad is highly coveted, especially among Millennials. Many of us identify with its appeal: escaping the 9-5, becoming our own boss, living and working wherever we want – provided there is Wi-Fi of course!

This revolution has proven that it’s possible to have a much more flexible work-life balance, with the aid of just a computer screen and the power of the internet. But becoming a digital nomad is not just an easy way out of doing any real work. As with anything in life, there are pros and cons.

But if you’re still keen to go for it, Ecommerce is a great choice for building a steady income online, and done right it can be very rewarding both for merchant and customer.

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Illegal Ink – 11 Countries Where Showing Your Tattoos Could Get You Kicked Out!

Posted by on 2:45 pm in Blog, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Travel Tips, Writers | 35 comments

Illegal Ink – 11 Countries Where Showing Your Tattoos Could Get You Kicked Out!

To much of the developed world, especially in recent years, tattoos are seen as beautiful/trendy additions to one’s personality, with many tattoos succeeding in telling interesting stories about a person’s past.

But in some countries, tattoos are still seen as extremely taboo. Exposed tattoos in such countries can commonly result in arrests, and where a traveler is concerned, sometimes deportation.

So the following is a list of countries where you should be extra careful about flaunting your ink – otherwise you may end up in more trouble than previously thought!

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6 Tips for Packing Light for a Trek

Posted by on 9:58 am in Blog, Hiking, Travel Tips, Writers | 18 comments

6 Tips for Packing Light for a Trek

When it comes to luggage, my preference is to travel with a suitcase, with enough clothing options to satisfy my whim. So when the opportunity arose for a week long trek through the Dolomite Mountains, my first thought was: “Oh crap. I’m not going to be able to pack much.”

I dove into hiking blogs to figure out exactly how I was supposed to pack a 40-liter Deuter backpack with everything I would need. Here’s what I learned on the trail. May it help you!

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Your Guide to Dining Out in Paris

Posted by on 10:39 am in Blog, Food, France, Travel Tips, World, Writers | 18 comments

Your Guide to Dining Out in Paris

Entering into a restaurant in Paris can be a formidable experience for uninitiated travelers. Not only do they have to contend with trying to make their wishes understood by a waiter who may or may not speak their language, but they must learn quickly how to adapt to local dining customs.

The Paris dining scene can be bewildering for those first time travelers who have no idea where to start, though if you’re confused about the difference between a bistrot and a brasserie, or if you feel intimidated by the prospect of going into any French restaurant and ordering a meal, then you’ve come to the right place!

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Things to Do in San Diego on a Budget

Posted by on 11:16 am in Blog, Budget Travel, Travel Talk, United States, World, Writers | 24 comments

Things to Do in San Diego on a Budget

Best known for its beautiful beaches and parks and its near-perfect weather, San Diego is a popular destination along the southern Californian coast. With opportunities for wildlife viewing as well as a range of cultural, natural, and historic attractions available, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do.

There are many incredible experiences in San Diego for those with a large budget, from hot air ballooning with an ocean view to incredibly delicious and innovative dining scene. However this is a fantastic destination for the budget traveler too, and there are just as many incredible experiences for those who don’t want to spend their life savings.

The following is a budget guide to San Diego from my local point of view; things to do that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, while still getting the full San Diego experience.

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7 Spots for an Amazing Australian Adventure

Posted by on 3:04 pm in Australia, World, Writers | 26 comments

7 Spots for an Amazing Australian Adventure

Gorgeous landscapes, exotic wildlife and awesome food are the things that drew me back to Australia.

My first visit was during a backpacking trip across this beautiful country right after graduating high-school. This time, I went with my wife who was quite awestruck with all the spectacular destinations we explored.

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10 Tips For Traveling With One Backpack

Posted by on 11:35 pm in Blog, Equipment Reviews, Travel Tips, Writers | 23 comments

10 Tips For Traveling With One Backpack

Traveling with one backpack is a skill to be learned and perfected. Even the most seasoned travelers fight the urge to over pack, and most will likely admit to throwing extra items into their bag last minute. Though practice makes perfect, and over time I’ve managed to hone my packing skills to the point where everything fits into one backpack whether it be for 2 days or 2 months.

There is something liberating and exciting about being able to live out of just one piece of luggage. When you’re hauling heavy bags it’s awkward on public transport, inconvenient to drag across town, and airlines will hit you with extra fees. You’re less likely to travel off the beaten path with all that weight, and it’s difficult to find your things when and as you need.

So if your resolution for the new year is to travel lighter and pack less, consider the following rules.

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