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Real travelers don't wear underwear: how to make your backpack as light as possible?

I see these backpackers with massive backpacks staying in hostels and I think what could they possibly need to bring with them that warrants lugging that o...

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What are typical little American towns like they show in the movies?

Where in US could I find that typical little American town they always show in the movies?

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I lost my job but I already paid for flight and accomodation, what should I do?

>payed for flight and accommodation >fly out in under a month >just lost my job Need serious advice on whether to go ahead on my trip or save my sp...

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Beautiful cold countries: should you visit Russia or Norway?

Im Australian wanting to go on holiday to a nice cold country, and a beautiful one. Im interested in russia and russian history, but yet Norway seems so...

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Find out the secrets of a former Check in/Gate agent

Not because you care about me, but while I hated my job at a certain point, I saw my airline screw over so many passengers and I wanna give as many tips as...

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Is it possible to enjoy backpacking solo as someone with social anxiety/lacks confidence in social situations?

Is it possible to enjoy backpacking solo as someone with social anxiety/lacks confidence in social situations?

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I would like to buy a bike in South East Asia or South America and bicycle around.

Buying a bike while traveling? What countries are bike friendly ? I would like to bicycle around in the third world but I am not a serious cyclist. I w...

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I'm writing a story (a pen and paper roleplaying story), which is based on the USA.

I'm writing a story (a pen and paper roleplaying story), which is based on the USA. The story is inside the World of Darkness, with its vampires and all, a...

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I'm flying out to Ho Chi Minh City to teach English in Vietnam.

Just got offered a job to teach English in Vietnam. I'm flying out to Ho Chi Minh City on the10th where I will take part in a two week training course and ...

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Has anyone else done the kibbutz volunteering experience?

Has anyone else done the kibbutz volunteering experience? Get in here. >where did you do it, and why? How was your experience?

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I've taken a flight one time and it terrified me, it felt like a rollercoaster.

How do I get over flight anxiety? I've taken a flight one time and it terrified me, it felt like a rollercoaster. I could feel the shift of the plane je...

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Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, which is the best "Istan" country to visit?

Lately I've been very interested in the "Istan" countries (except Pakistan and Afghanistan). Which is the best "Istan" country to visit?

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Locations in the world where money can be stretched the furthest

Looking for a cheap place to take a year off from western culture. I just cant take the ridiculous politics and feminist nonsense any longer. I need a br...

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My wife and I are seriously planning on moving out of the country and escaping America.

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What's the closest place in real-life Germany to Eichenwalde?

What's the closest place in real-life Germany to Eichenwalde?

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Entering the United States, how are the CPB officers? Is it a breeze, or will they be angry?

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What do you need to know when going to Nice, France in November

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I'm curious if anyone has recently moved to a lesser-known city recently and been pleasantly surprised?

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I'm going to be stopping in Toronto for a few days and see the Niagra Falls from there.

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How to work while going on a legendary yacht trip

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How much of a muslim country is Turkey, compared to other Arab countries?

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How to travel Hawai on a backpacker budget

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Adding hostel roomates on Facebook right before leaving, how to bridge the gap?

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I am supposed to move from Singapore to Hong Kong. What am I to expect?

I am supposed to move from Singapore to Hong Kong. What am I to expect?

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I'm a female barista at an airport Starbucks. I see some crazy stuff on the daily. Ask me anything.

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What's the best everything in Europe

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I'm feeling wanderlust kicking in at a later age

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Backpacking: is it safer to keep valuables with you or leave them in a hostel locker?

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A trip from Antananananavario to Toamasina, Madagascar by bike

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The US Virgin Islands: is it designed for romantic get-aways or is it possible to go solo?

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How to find people to travel with in India

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The best places to live entirely off of the land

Where's the best place to live almost entirely off of the land?

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What are the most obscure places you've traveled to?

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In your experience, is romance and intimacy when travelling common or is it just a lie?

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The secret about airfare price differences on websites between different countries

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What's stopping you from going on a trip from Cape Town to Sweden?

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How hard is it to get a cheap bike in cities in The Netherlands?

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I get paid to travel the world as an air courier, ask me anything!

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Always wanted to travel on the Silk Road, has anyone been to Uzbekistan?

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Do you guys hold Swiss Army Knifes in high regard?

Are Swiss Army Knifes any usefull? I was told that you guys hold them in high regard.

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What are those little holes in the windows of an airplane for?

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How to fix the destruction to historic landmarks caused by the earthquake in Nepal last year

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I have an approximately 6 hour layover in Macau, and I'm looking for something to do!

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I'm Asian and I want to impress non-Asians with learning another language.

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Which airports would be the best for living in?

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