Posts Tagged ‘independent travel’

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LuxuryBackpacking: Backpacking & Independent Travel

Kassim Qureshi has created a site that caters to every type of person interested in traveling. Between his own memoirs, guest articles, recommendations, tips and just some fun miscellaneous stuff, LuxuryBackpacking will definitely tickle your travel bone. It’s sort of like your “funny bone” but better because it’s about travel.

Travelling Europe: Indie Travel Guide (Review)

So you’ve got your tickets booked: you’re going to Europe! It’s your first trip to the Old World, but you’re psyched about seeing the Eiffel Tower, taking a gondola on the canals of Venice and strolling through the cobbled streets of Prague.

But the hardest part about planning a trip isn’t figuring out where you want to go – it’s the details. You need to work out how to get from place to place, how much you should budget per day, what the visa requirements are, or which airlines you should use. And that’s just the start of it.

If you’ve never planned a trip before, this can be a difficult and discouraging process. At this point, some people buy into a package vacation. It’s the easy way out. But you want to do things your way, as an independent traveller.

The Indie Travel Podcast

Since they started travelling full-time in 2007, New Zealand couple Craig and Linda have trekked through five continents. Their weekly podcast features tips on how to travel the world independently.

  • The Guy: I think Dave and Jodi raise some very valid points and they are consistent with my perceptions based on over...
  • Jay Daviot: Epic list! There are some great blogs there. Would love to see a few more blogs from photographers though...
  • John: I’ve always wanted to hitch hike across the USA.
  • Sara Wikoff: I found your post very interesting. I am just a Freshman in college and I have not decided my major yet....
  • John: Great advice, I always buy charcoal tabs in case I get an upset tummy.
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