Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

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The Travel Belles

Margo Millure aspired to be a ballerina at an early age. Over time, and having been able to live abroad for several years, travel replaced her desire to dance. She has also raised a family. Now, the travel bug has bitten again and The Travel Belles has been a way to “scratch that itch”. Margo, [...]

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LandLopers: Experiencing the World On a Budget

Though some may argue the point, “travel” does not revolve solely around backpacking. On the contrary, and Matt Long has proof. He enjoys hotels, resorts, not making his own bed, lounging by the pool and a few other “cushy” amenities. He also does it on a budget. LandLopers is a great place for “how it’s [...]

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off-track backpacking

In 2005, while backpacking through Europe, Tanya and Nara met. In the “blink of a cosmic eye”, they became instant friends and now both contribute to off-track backpacking. Their site is a journal of their travels, both together and separately. The entries and two distinctively different writing styles definitely make this blog worthwhile.

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Vagobond: World Travel, World Citizen, World Vagabond

Vago has hitchhiked across Canada, has lounged on the beaches of Tahiti and has (almost) been robbed by a tricky Macaque on Gibraltar. Most recently, he has experienced an Saharan Nomad Wedding – his own! Now the big question is “Where do they go from here?”

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An American Stranger

Kevin Kravitz had a thing about blogging, or should we say not blogging. But, after keeping a journal while backpacking around Europe, Kevin changed his mind. An American Stranger is the reconstruction of his journal entries into blog form and a welcome addition to the blogging world.

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Craigorio Does Italia

It was just about family when Craig Cisero made his way to Italy on a six month pilgrimage. Little did he know what would really transpire… From harvesting grapes to teaching English, Craigorio Does Italia tells Craig’s tale of tracing his roots and finding much more along the way. (The story isn’t over yet.)

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Well, I guess I said I wanted an Adventure….

The thought of having to settle for the typical American “work-a-day” world gave Dana Newman the heebie-jeebies. Her cure: packed belongings and a one-way ticket to the Czech Republic (her ancestral homeland). Her adventure: finding living quarters, employment and exploring the world around her. It appears Dana has gotten what she asked for… So far…

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The Jetpacker

Bret and Jackie are not your typical traveling couple. They are two friends who enjoy each other’s company as they share adventures together. Their blog, The Jetpacker, is not only informative but filled with wry humor, entertaining commentary and just plain fun to read. So, strap on that jetpack!

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Travel With Julie

For a great mix of travel experiences, recipes, photographs and good advice, “Travel with Julie” by Julie Gilley is a wonderful site to visit. She will take you on a tour of Italy that you were not expecting. Have your wine glass ready… Oh, and your fork.

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Todd’s Wanderings

Following Todd Wassel through his journeys as a development/human rights/conflict resolution worker and as “Todd the Traveler” is an adventure. His blog blends his work life with his personal life the way great cooks do an excellent soup. Season it with travel tips and you’ve got a perfect recipe.

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