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How far can you stretch $5000 backpacking in Vietnam and Cambodia?

I have about ~$5000 saved up and plan on backpacking across Vietnam, and maybe Cambodia if I get that far. I don't plan on staying in 5 star hotels and eat...

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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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How to work while going on a legendary yacht trip

Has anyone here done the legendary yacht trip? There are some neat websites like https://www.crewseekers.net/ where you sign up and work in yachts as they ...

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

Why dont you go on this road trip travel whats stopping you??? I'm of course to young but god willing i'll do it when i graduate from university

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My dream is to fly to America and eat massive American meals like they do on YouTube.

I have a dream. My dream is to fly to America. Specifically, to eat. I've watched lot of clips on youtube of people in America eating massive meals that yo...

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I just started a new job where I will have to travel up to "80%" of the time

DEAR ESTEEMED TRAVELERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO FLY OFTEN: I just started a new job here in the US where I will have to travel up to "80%" of the time, mo...

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Teaching English with a TEFL certificate: how to survive your first day at school?

I'm thinking about getting a TEFL certificate in order to teach English abroad so I can extend my travels and get to continue enjoying foreign countries wh...

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Buying a cheap house in Naraha, Japan now that the evacuation orders have been lifted.

Please tell me more about buying a cheap house in Naraha now that the evacuation orders have been lifted.

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Find out how much airlines usually pay when a flight is oversold and they need volunteers

How much do airlines usually pay when a flight is oversold and they need volunteers? On my way back home from Colombia and just got a $1k voucher for takin...

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What's the best time to travel to Osaka and Kyoto to get that autumn feeling?

Best time to travel to Osaka & Kyoto for that autumn feeling and photography? Also other advice and tips appreciated. I'm currently planning on mid-Oct...

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How to hook up with fellow solo travellers that you met at a hostel

Post stories about the times you hooked up with someone. First time traveling solo, so I'm wondering what are the chances of that happening? I'll be go...

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Walking across the United States from coast to coast, how to do it safely

I read things online about how some people actually walk across the United States from coast to coast. This usually takes many months and they save money b...

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Taking a road trip all by yourself while sleeping in your car

Some guy posted a thread about something similar recently, so sorry if this is too much of a repost: I'll be taking a road trip by myself in September a...

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I'm hitchhiking from Brussels to Sevilla this summer, what should I not forget to pack?

Hey guys, I'm going to hitchhike this summer from Brussels to Sevilla. I looked up some hostels, brought a tent and learned some (very(very)) basic Spanish...

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Enjoying nature and bumming around outside of Europe and the Americas

EXCEPTING Europe and the Americas, what's a good country to visit if you just want to bum around and enjoy nature for several weeks? I like hiking from vil...

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How to officially become Muslim to get in Medina and Mecca.

>non muslims barred from entering medina and mecca How to officially become Muslim to show them some paper and get in?

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Walking the King's trail, Kungsleden, Sweden, is it impossible or should we try?

Hello guys! How difficult is it to do the King's trail (Kungsleden)? On average how many days it takes for the full trail? It'll possible walking fo...

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I'm seeking spooky green forest that becomes grey/black at sunset

I know this will probably be hopeless to ask, but what better place to ask than a forum of people who have traveled far more than I. I have had this pic...

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My South East Asia itinerary, do you think I can make it?

Backpacking SE Asia with friends, they have 31 nights, my girlfriend and I have 35 nights as we're booked on a later flight home. The itinerary we've come ...

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Has anyone ever been to Chernobyl and pripyat? What's it like?

Has anyone ever been to Chernobyl and pripyat? What's it like?

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Freight hopping: seeing thencountry from the perspective of a moving train.

Anyone on travel gone freight hopping? sorry if this is a common thing, but I was thinking about hopping on a line and catching a ride to some nearby small...

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Visiting ghost towns in Poland after World War 2

I've heard that the western part of Poland, from which the Germans were expelled after World War II, contains a lot of ghost towns/villages because there w...

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Motorbiking through Vietnam

anybody done it? Mate brought it up yesterday and it sounded interesting and does anybody got any stories/tips etc about their experience or experiences th...

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How impossible would it be to walk 6237km from Heilongjiang to Bhutan?

How impossible would this be to do on foot? (Starting in China, finishing in Bhutan) Also how enjoyable would it be? I really really like walking and th...

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Learn how to go on working holidays!

Working holiday thread. Where have you done one? Where are you doing one right now? Where will you go next? What jobs are good/bad for a WH? Post...

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Tips for Urban Exploring in Berlin

Hi travel! I'm going to Europe this summer and wanted to pick your brain for old abandoned structures that you recommend or know of. I did some minimal re...

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Biking Britain from North to South

I am planning to bike the length of Britain (land's end to john o'groats) at the end of the summer. I am an experienced cyclist but have never been to the ...

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How to travel the world with 1 dollar.

Can you travel the world with 1 dollar?

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I'm planning to go on a solo trip from Cape Town to Cairo.

I'm planning to go on a solo trip from Cape Town to Cairo. I just turned 18 and have always wanted to go on a trip like this. I live in California and have...

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Solo travelling in China this summer for 50 days

Solo travelling in China this summer for 50 days, here's my rough itinerary so far: >Beijing 10 days >Datong 1 day >Pingyao 2 days >Xi'an 15 days (st...

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Driving the Explorers Highway from Adelaide to Darwin via Uluru

Anyone who drove the Explorers Highway from Adelaide to Darwin via Uluru? What are do's and dont's? Are there accommodation along the way? Did you drive fo...

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Abandoned buildings, factories, bunkers, resorts, temples on Phuket Island, Thailand

Hi guys! Does anyone know of any interesting abandoned buildings, factories, bunkers, resorts, temples etc. on Phuket Island, Thailand? I'm going there nex...

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Traveling from the UK to South Africa in a car

Anyone drove from Europe to South Africa? What were the circumstances in your life that gave you the freedom to do such an endeavour? What were the financi...

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Traveling the silk road overland

I'm hoping to get some advice from anyone who is originally from or has traveled through Central Asia before. As part of my RTW trip, I'm planning on tr...

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Going to beaches with a van and overnight and sleep in it

If you go to beaches where they allow you to park a van on the sand, does that mean you can park there overnight and sleep in it and stuff? Can you just pi...

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I'm a single male in Vietnam. Good time?

Going to Vietnam for 2 weeks in April. I'm a single male. Good time?

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Traveling through the Gobi Desert in Mongolia on an ATV

I have a whole year in front of me and I want to travel somewhere unknown and feel the rush of adventure. I thought a lot about the Gobi Desert in Mongo...

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I'm riding my recumbent trike from upstate NY to Miami, anyone ever done something like this?

I want to load up a trailer of supplies and ride my recumbent trike from upstate NY to Miami. I want to do this as cheaply as possible. I've got until mid ...

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I'm looking for opportunities in the entertainment and alt-health industries

Hey so I'm 23 (male) and totally -up hence I'm planning on traveling this Fall. The thing is I don't want my travel to be just sight seeing- I'm looking fo...

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Crossing the Darien Gap on a 250cc motorcycle

>Gap's closed Any tips for crossing the Darien? How expensive would a RORO be for 2 dudes and a 250cc motorcycle? and how dangerous is crossing on ...

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Which Middle Eastern/Arabic/Muslim countries are safe for a white American to travel through alone?

Which Middle Eastern/Arabic/Muslim countries are safe for a white American to travel through alone?

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What are ways to sleep in countries for free?

What are ways to sleep in countries for free? I've heard about helpx, which lets you stay in exchange for simple work. What else is there?

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Doing a cross country trip for about 4 months while living out of a truck with a camper shell.

So me and my gf are planning on doing a cross country trip for about 4 months while living out of a truck with a camper shell. We're thinking that we'll h...

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People around me keep telling me that i have to travel to learn life and everything...

People around me keep telling me that i have to travel to learn life and everything... Is it worth it ? What could be the good country if I need a big cha...

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Learning massage in southeastern asia

So I want to learn massage in order to have a skill I could use to make a little money back home but also want to travel (otherwise I could take lessons in...

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Best countries to see big ancient ruins

best country (or countries) for big ancient ruins? castles, temples, cities, coliseums, giant stone statues/carvings, etc preferably those covered in...

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I am planning a walk across the United States

I am planning a walk from Tennessee going Northwest towards northern California and Oregon. I will be going with next to no funds. I have a car that I cann...

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That one place from Into The Wild.

So I finally got to live out an old dream and go see Slab City in person. Spent a couple weeks there living out of my pack/small tent. I am completely in l...

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I have to go around the world. I have absolutely no experience and I could probably die in doing this, but I really just...

For various reasons I won't explain here because I'll just bore you, I have to go around the world. I have absolutely no experience and I could probably di...

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Freight-hopping from Montreal

I'm very interested in doing this either alone or with 2-3 good people. I'm from Montreal and would probably be leaving from here (in the summer of course)...

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Freight train hopping in europe

Anyone who has done this before/ any advise? Looking for a unique way to travel, however i figured out it may be more riskier in terms of bulls and the ri...

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Am I the only one who ran away from home to travel the world?

Am I the only one who ran away from home to travel the world?

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How viable would taking a houseboat from Minnesota to the Virgin islands be?

I just paid off my student loans and want to take a year off. How viable would taking a houseboat from Minnesota to the Virgin islands be? I've never drive...

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Going on an adventure in the wilderness

I want to go on an adventure. The type of adventure you would here about in ancient legends. I want to journey into the wilderness with a good pair of boot...

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Finding deserted islands in Panama

my first attempt didn't go to well, so here goes again: I'm heading for Panama next week with my girl for 2 weeks. I like being outdoors and I want to sur...

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Travelling through Europe with an Interrail ticket

German here, since I want to see more of Europe and might have some time in the summer to do so I thought of using an Interrail ticket and do a 22-days cit...

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I'm going to be leaving on my first train hop alone in the next couple of weeks.

I'm going to be leaving on my first train hop alone in the next couple of weeks. I've done my fair share of research, but I still haven't been able to find...

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Train Hopping experience and stories

If i train hop alone will i eventually find a group to join? or should i find people before doing it. I have always had an interest but i got even more int...

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Traveling from Amsterdam to Istanbul

I am planning a traip from Amsterdam to istanbul. My trip will take me through hamburg, denmark and sweden, through the baltic states and then I will train...

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Hiking and backpacking the Appalachian trail

Anyone hike the Appalachian trail? I am planning to go this December when my uni has christmas break.

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Me and a friend are buying a sailboat.

So I think me and a friend are buying a sailboat. We will keep it docked in south Florida and in about 6 months i will be taking it to Maine and then perha...

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The happiest country in the world.

I have £4,000. I have no job and no commitments. I want to leave the country within the next month for as long as possible. Somebody give me an action pla...

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Traveling from Ohio to the US west

I'm traveling to the US west with my Norwegian girlfriend this coming summer. Living in Ohio, I'm curious to anyone who has made the trip from the east/...

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Crossing the border between Aqaba, Jordan and EIlat

I'm currently staying in Aqaba, Jordan for an internship. My flight home to Switzerland,i'm Swiss Citizen, will be from Tel Aviv. So i will take a bus from...

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Tips for hitch hiking

Any tips for hitch hiking? I'm about go hitchhiking on tuesday and I'm a little bit scared.

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The absolute cheapest way to get from South America to Vietnam

what would be the absolute cheapest way to get from South America (anywhere really) to Vietnam? I was thinking taking the cheapest flight from Rio to anywh...

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The top National Parks in the USA

So I just got back from Yosemite, adding it to my checklist of National Parks. I gotta be honest, outdoors, while I found it breathtaking and I understand ...

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Why do people go to the Caribbean or Mediterranean and stay on a resort the entire time?

Ignorant white girl goes to China to party with other people. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6OGQ3gC67c >In order to deal with the post-grad crisis,...

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Is long-haul trucking a good way to see the country?

I am hopelessly poor couch traveler who has barely traveled out of state yet endlessly consumes travel and cultural documentaries. I am considering, in Spr...

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Planting stuff all along the trail for people to eat later

Hey guys, why doesn't anyone go out on the Appalachian Trail early in the year and plant stuff all along the trail for people to eat later? Since most of i...

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What would you need if you were abandoned on a deserted island?

If you were abandoned on a deserted island, with no possessions, what would you need to do for live? I ask because I have been tossing around developin...

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Looking for jobs that will give me great experiences

I want to have a life that is full of experiences, i want to be one of those people you meet who have 1000 amazing stories about their lives. I can't do ...

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We are biking from Vancouver back to Reno

Next summer my friend and I are planning a trip semi-global. Our basic plan, just where we'd like to go, we haven't worked out times and dates we'd like t...

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Packing it up one day and choosing to live somewhere new

I'd like to hear about your experiences just packing it up one day and choosing to live somewhere new. What made you do it? Anything that was especially ha...

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Urban exploration in Europe

My friend is very passionate about urban exploration and while I could take it or leave it, she's convinced me to accompany her to Europe because we both a...

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I want to move to get away from my family

Recommend me a major city with excellent public transit, decent unemployment rate, and average to low rent to move to. I want to move to get away from low ...

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Taking a freight ship from the coast to Lisbon

I come to you because I cannot seem to find information anywhere else. I want to take my soon-to-be wife on a honeymoon trip to Europe. I am planning about...

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Exploring the Paris catacombs alone

How dangerous is it to explore the Paris catacombs alone? Is there a risk of attack/getting lost for weeks/drowning? I'm thinking of taking a coupl...

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Being a foreigner in an exotic land gets less and less exciting

Is anyone sad that as time goes on, being a foreigner in an exotic land gets less and less exciting? Think about what Thailand was probably like in the ...

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Anyone live in something less than a home?

any of you outlanders live in something less than a home? I'm occupying an abandoned grocery store from the 50s at the moment but it's extremely derelict ...

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Wildcamping in Germany for two weeks

for years I've had an affection for being in nature and this summer, I finally wanna make the step and go on a trip for around 2 weeks. I live in German...

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My first non-campground trip

I'm gonna go on my first non-campground trip here within the next few weeks (By that I mean not camping somewhere with electric and running water and toile...

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Have you ever found a geocache?

Any geocaching experiences?

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Undeveloped and uninhabited islands near Thailand

I'm currently in Thailand and the whole country seems like an awful tourist trap. I'm looking for an undeveloped island (maybe even uninhabited?) where I c...

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Going hiking and living off the land after having been kicked out of the house.

looks like I just got kicked out of the house. Rather than turn this experience into something more awful than it already is, I've decided to go with it an...

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Any advice or experience with beach camping?

I'm going with some friends to the French south coast and we were planning on camping in small bays of difficult access where we could sleep peacefully. ...

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I want to escape this capitalism and just go out on an adventure.

Does that sounds crazy? I just want to set out on a journey and walk around trying to meet random interesting people. Maybe crazy stuff will happen along t...

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