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Which fictional places would you like to visit some time?

If you could visit ANY fictional place that only exists in literature or video games, which would you like to visit? Don't worry, anything is possible!

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Make a living in China and Taiwan, teaching English

A notice a few of you have gone or are planning to go to Korea or Japan to teach English. What about China or Taiwan?

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Two Australian tourists killed after resisting robbery in Mexico

Any tips on travel safety or related stories?

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I'm a Korean-Canadian, moving to Dubai, what can I expect?

Hey guys, i'd like some help please. I'll be moving to Dubai in a month or two, what can I expect? >Korean-Canadian >25

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The top five places and cities to go in Germany in the winter

Travelling from Brussels all the way through Germany in Winter. I have about 10 days. So my question is: what are your top 5 places (not necessarily ci...

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Unique fast food restaurant experiences you can have overseas

What are some unique fast food restaurants youve been to overseas? For example when I was in Tokyo they do Shake fries and give you 20+ different spices to...

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If you could return to one place in the world that you've visited right now, where would it be?

If you could return to one place in the world that you've visited right now, where would it be? For me, it would be the Himalayas, particularly the Tibe...

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If you had 2 years to travel anywhere in the world with as much funds as needed where would you go?

If you had 2 years to travel anywhere in the world with as much funds as needed where would you go?

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How do you feel about women pilots flying?

>goodmorning ladys and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking

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How does traveling make you a better person?

Does travel make you a better person? How?

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Is it possible to just take off to somewhere with a tropical climate?

Is it possible to just take off to somewhere with a tropical climate? I dream of kicking down coconuts from a tree and eating fruit picked straight from a ...

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How open are most girls in Japan to hanging out with a guy they just met?

I just have an easy question, how open are most local girls in Japan to hanging out with a guy they just met?

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How old is too old to backpack around the world, staying in hostels?

How old is too old to backpack around the world, staying in hostels, etc?

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What's the weirdest place you've slept in while travelling?

What's the weirdest place you've slept in while travelling? Mid-day nap also counts. Mine are: - road maintenance shed, - hotel room, - culvert un...

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As a first time tourist, would it be worth visiting Amsterdam during Kingsday?

As a first time tourist, would it be worth visiting Amsterdam during kingsday? While I'm sure it'd be a wild time, I get the feeling it might impede see...

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Share your cultural shocks, funny and unusual things that happend to you while traveling

A thing that happend to me today after I tipped the waiter he asked if I was sure I didn't wan't any change and when i said no he shooked my hand and thank...

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The goal is to drink and meet as many people as i want before the long voyage towards eternal emptiness.

I've been depressed for years, and i wanted to travel somewhere to live the fullest of the remaining time of my life. The goal is to drink, take drugs and ...

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Did you go to a Japanese ramen shop?

I want you to know could go without guidance to the delicious ramen shop

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I'm 36 years old, broke, and no girlfriend. Where should I go?

>36 years old >broke >no job >no friends >no girlfriend or wife I know that I should be looking to better myself, but I've just had it at this point...

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Anyone old enough to remember life in the USSR and eastern block countries?

Anyone old enough to remember life in the USSR and eastern block countries? Born 1983 USSR ... Youngest of two others so I have memories And stories. Stuff...

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What kind of souvenirs do you buy on your travels?

So who here collects things from their travels? Money? Masks? Soil? I try to keep at least a couple of coins or something from everywhere I go, sometime...

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European people eating food in the Korean subway shamed.

oh my god Westerner people are eating ramen noodles in the subway in korea

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I walked from Michigan to Florida, living off my hands and the land

Walked from Michigan to Florida, writing a book on the experience. Questions? Headed to south Carolina in a week.

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Do people in Mexico get immune to mosquito bites?

Do people in Mexico get immune to mosquito bites? it's weird... my sisters mother in law is Mexican and she travels back to her country to see her family e...

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Diving in China and other cool experiences in South East Asia

going to china and southeast asia this summer I've been avoiding big purchases but I want to spend my money on cool experiences while I'm over there ...

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How is the life of a cruise ship crew member?

This youtube channel is showing the insides of a crew member's life! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgPD8KNnzuY_-P3jOsSVFWb57gHFeDWuR

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Why does everybody complain about the space on airplanes?

You might think this is obvious but why does everyone complain about the space on airplanes? I feel like there's plenty of room and the seats are usually c...

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Have you ever visited somewhere considered 'dangerous'?

Have you ever visited somewhere considered 'dangerous'?

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Can you really trust Airfare Websites?

I looked in the travel sticky and saw these websites listed under airfare (see pic). Can you really trust those, though? And why do airlines hide the pr...

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Ask a baggage handler anything about lost or delayed bags!

So I've been working extra as a baggage handler for about a year now. If you have any questions about lost bags, delayed bags, how the process works or the...

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Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore Which would you choose?

Imagine you have only $5,000 total to spend for travel and during visit to one of the following places: Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore Which wou...

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What's the worst thing that ever happened to you on your travels

Ever been assaulted? Ever been robbed? Lost something? Got lost? Missed a flight or had one cancelled on you last minute? How did it change your travel...

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If you could visit anyplace in america right now, where would you go?

If you could visit anyplace in america right now, where would you go?

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What are your experiences with EF College Break?

Anyone ever heard of this/done this? its basically a internationally travel agency for students so its "hip and fun". Literally every review is a 5-star ...

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I want to spend a year as a monk.

What would be the best place for an australian to spend a year training as a monk?

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What do you guys do in life to travel that much, and how do you take the time to do so?

What do you guys do in life to travel that much, and how do you take the time to do so? I'd love to travel and do exciting things like you guys but >money...

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Stereotypes of the common travelers to various world destinations.

Post stereotypes of the common travelers to various world destinations. - Japan: nerds - Thailand: sex tourists and entry-level Real Travelers

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After the earthquake I have decided that i'm going on a mission trip next summer to Nepal.

After the earthquake I have decided that i'm going on a mission trip next summer to Nepal. I have also been planning on going to Japan and i've decided tha...

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What student life is like in Sacramento.

I'm from the UK and may have the chance to study at CSU Sacramento next year as a part of my degree and was just wondering what student life is like there ...

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Moving from Scotland to Norway

How hard is it as a British citizen to move to Norway? Let's assume I know Norwegian at a good level too, (though I'm not fluent, but I understand and can ...

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How much does Manila really suck?

How much does Manila really suck? I live in Singapore and maybe want to go there for 2-3 days, but all of my colleagues keep warning me that it's really ba...

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Seeing the Real America, not just the stuff they put on for tourists

My wife and I are going to New York this summer and hope to see the Real America while we are there. Not just the stuff they put on for tourists but the re...

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Does anyone have any odd goals in their bucket-lists?

Does anyone have any bucket-lists? Mine its to visit the 60 busiest airports in the USA. I flying to Florida a lot for cruises, and I live in California...

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Brits, what's the best english city?

I'd like to move to England but I don't know where to go. I've already established that London would be too expensive for me. What's your favourite city...

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The best jobs for traveling, getting to know other cultures and enriching your knowledge of history

What is, in your opinion, a good job for traveling, getting to know other cultures and different kinds of people, as well as perhaps also enriching your kn...

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I've got about 5 years left to live, what is the one place to see before you die.

I've got about 5 years left to live, and rather than sit in my room crying about it I want to get out there and see things I've never seen. If you could...

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Anyone tried Coca Cola Life yet?

Anyone tried this yet? Just bought a bottle. You can definitely tell it's not as sweet as normal coke. Not as horrid tasting as coke zero/diet co...

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What is the most bizarre natural place you've visited?

What is the most bizarre natural place you've visited?

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What are the chances that you crash with a plane?

I was wondering what the chances are that you would crash with a plane compared to other chances that you would die in traffic. I've seen a lot of differen...

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Is anyone kind of interested in visiting depressing places?

Is anyone kind of interested in visiting depressing places? Not necessarily impoverished and/or dangerous, but something like Norilsk, Russia (which is clo...

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Partake in a marathon in Palestine in favor of peace.

For a long time I have been seriously considering going to Iran for a few weeks, and lately I discovered that I can get return tickets for as little as 200...

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Doing the Everest base camp trek without a Sherpa

Im interested in doing the Everest base camp trek but i would preferably like to do it without a formal tour group sort of thing. Ive read that this is...

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I started hopping freight trains when I was 17 I'm 25 now and things are pretty good. Ask me anything!

I was here back in 2012 and held an AMA about train hopping/backpacking in general It's been 3 years since I was last here and a lot's happened so. My n...

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What it's like to work as a hotel receptionist

Anyone know what it's like to work as a hotel receptionist? Seen as I can't get a job traveling and don't live near an airport, I suppose I'll look at t...

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I knew a girl who went on a working holiday to Ireland and her boss yelled at her for pronouncing her "H"s a certain way...

I'm an Australian wanting to travel to Ireland in order to escape this foul heat. I knew a girl who went on a working holiday to Ireland and her boss yelle...

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So the euro and dollar are almost 1:1, what does this mean for americans abroad in euro this summer?

hello, so the euro and dollar are almost 1:1, what does this mean for americans abroad in euro this summer? do we get bro deals or are prices just gonna be...

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Uncreative Wanderlust

Anyone else love the idea of travel, travel for the first time, fall in love with that first place you travel to, and lose interest in traveling to anywher...

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How to get time off from work for travelling

How are you guys able to get time off from work for travelling? Or do you even work? If so what do you do that allows you to travel so much?

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How to travel the world while blogging to make extra money

Hi, angsty teen here. I've read a few travel blogs lately, and most of the bloggers quit their jobs and now make all their money from blogging. That seemed...

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The best way to get internet access while camping

What's the best way to get internet access while camping?

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Terrible things to do as a tourist

Trying to order a pizza with pineapple, in Italy.

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Do you take more videos or photos when you travel overseas?

Do you take more videos or photos when you travel overseas?

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Travel by train from Alaska to Russia

There is this idea that has been kicking around for a while, connecting Alaska and Russia with a rail line like how England and France have a train going u...

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I literally live in traveling hell.

I literally live in traveling hell. I live rural as hell and the closest airport is a really really small one with kind of expensive tickets and no taxi or...

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I'm going across Africa in a school bus that I'm living in.

Say I wanted to go across Africa in a school bus that I'm living in. What kinds of legal things would I have to consider in regards to crossing boarders...

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Is $500 enough to just leave and follow the wind?

Is $500 enough to just leave and follow the wind? I hate where I live and I feel like every day I wake up and just die again. Are there portable tents for ...

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Anyone had experience/knowledge of selling or exchanging frequent flyer miles?

So I have over 350k frequent flier miles with British Airways that I'm really never expecting to spend. Anyone had experience/knowledge of selling or e...

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Paying double for an identical room but with a "nice view"

paying double for an identical room but with a "nice view"

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Ask a 30 Year old American living in the Dominican Republic for 5 Years anything

I am a 30 Year old American living in the Dominican Republic for 5 Years. Ask me anything

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Top countries with spectacular nature and good options for observing wildlife.

Hello, I've always loved animals and nature and I enjoy hiking as well. When travelling, beautiful nature and wildlife is one thing I value highly. There...

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Walking the Camino trail through Europe

So I am seriously considering walking this trail this summer. I have basically from April-August to travel in Europe. I want to make smaller trips to visit...

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Getting out of Brazil with no money

How can I get out from Brazil with no money?

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The best art galleries in Europe

What are the best art galleries in Europe? And would I be correct in assuming that El Greco and Goya's major works are in the Prado in Madrid? And what abo...

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The closest you've ever come to dying while travelling

ITT: The closest you've ever come to dying while travelling Mine's not that great, but I'll put it out there to try and get the ball rolling: >Be sta...

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When can you call travelling a hobby?

How many countries do you have to travel to, before you can call travelling a hobby?

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Top places to visit in Europe in January with your Partner

I'm panning a trip with my girlfriend, we live in the UK, we want to travel to somewhere in Europe, preferably something kind of romantic, or scenic, we ar...

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I'm hitchhiking right now right about to be in Tampa

Hey this is my first post on here, just wondering if there's any other dirty kids on here? I'm hitchhiking right now right about to be in Tampa, check in w...

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Living in a monastery, living as a monk

does anyone have experience living in a monastery or living as a monk?

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Which universities in the USA provide the best environment and the most enjoyable experience?

Which universities in the USA provide the best environment and the most enjoyable experience? I'm not really talking about prestige here, simply about the ...

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Thoughts on Christopher McCandless - Into the Wild

What are outdoors's thoughts on Christopher McCandless/Into the Wild? I've been strongly considering taking a voyage similar to his for quite some time ...

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Why traveling is so rewarding

What have been your most rewarding experiences while traveling? If you haven't traveled, what do you think the most rewarding things would be? If you w...

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Ridiculous jobs women can do while traveling

Are there any ridiculous jobs that a woman can also do? I always see people posting here about working on boats, doing mining, or oil field stuff. Thi...

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Staying in a Korean love hotel

Anyone ever stay in one? I'm headed over for a week next month in order to see my girl while she's working over there for the rest of the summer. Due to ...

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A man in China buys a first class ticket, eats for free for a year

Man in China bought a first class ticket with China Eastern airlines, went to the airport every day for almost a year, ate food for free at their lounge, ...

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Tips for moving to Dubai

Moving to Dubai this upcoming July. Any recommendations for a 22 y.o. American male? Anything helps. Thanks

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I am a survivor of flight MH370

ITT: tell us your worst stories about being on an airplane here's mine >flying from Omaha to dallas, layover in St. Louis with Southwest, because i h...

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That one unbeatable trip

Just got back from quite possibly the most brilliant few days of my life in Istanbul. The people I met, the history I saw, the atmosphere of staying right ...

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I met a guy in Shanghai would made 100RMB an hour doing English conversation practice

I want to make money in China. I met a guy in Shanghai would made 100RMB an hour doing English conversation practice, but his client considered that the...

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What's the European equivalent to flyover countries?

What's the European equivalent to flyover countries?

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Airlines you should be wary of.

Are there any airlines you refuse to fly with? If so, why? Tell us your stories!

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What do you call the airline employee that calls people to board the plane?

What do you call the airline employee that calls people to board the plane at the gates, and checks your boarding pass as you enter?

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I worry I missed my chance to travel. I want to go out of country for 6 months to a year while I'm still in my 20s.

So, I'm in my mid 20s (past 25) and work a full time job in finance. Just got out of college recently too. However, I have never been out of the country. I...

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Should I just dedicate my life to travel?

Should I just dedicate my life to travel? So a little background. I'm 27 and am thinking of just spending the next however many years traveling and work...

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Will first world-middle class space travel ever be a possibility?

Will first world-middle class space travel ever be a possibility? I can't deal with this Earth-Bound stuff anymore.

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Traveling to places with a rich Buddhist influence

I would love to travel somewhere with a rich Buddhist influence, where I can visit temples, see beautiful scenery, and have an authentic experience. I o...

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I am absolutely convinced that the perfect cure for depression and loneliness is world travelling

I am absolutely convinced that the perfect cure for depression and loneliness is world travelling, and that there is a distinct connection between the two.

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Slowly losing my mind sitting around Chicago working at a crappy but somewhat comfortable office job downtown.

Hey, so I finished up my undergraduate studies last spring and am slowly losing my mind sitting around Chicago working at a crappy but somewhat comfortable...

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We hope to start in Turkey, and make or way across the middle east and asia via anything but plane

Over the course of two and a half months, we hope to start in Turkey, and make or way across the middle east and asia via anything but plane, and we're loo...

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I worked for the FBI for nearly 7 years, went to Japan on vacation, and decided I wanted to move there.

Background. I worked for the FBI for nearly 7 years, went to Japan on vacation, and decided I wanted to move there. Spent the next 2 years teaching myself ...

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When school's out this summer I'm going to hitch-hike to Callais, England where I'll hitch a ride through the channel tu...

When school's out this summer I'm going to hitch-hike to Callais, England where I'll hitch a ride through the channel tunnel to France. I plan on hitch-hik...

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Unusual Passport Stamps

For the time being I don't really have enouh money to travel the world. Any unusual places/secessionist movements to see and get my passport stamped at...

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Food travel: countries with interesting and unique cuisines

Where can I go on a food adventure? which countries would you suggest for some interesting and unique cuisines?

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Doing the star alliance around the world trip

has anyone ever done the star alliance around the world trip if so how was it? and how close was their estimate to the actual cost to fly?

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We all have our bad lucks, I wanna hear the ones from your travels.

We all have our bad lucks, I wanna hear the ones from your travels. -Name the country where it happened -Tell your story -Thats about it Starting w...

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What is the BEST place you've ever visited?

i saw a thread about the worst place you've visited. but what about the best place? what is one of your favorite experiences you've had traveling? i'll sta...

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Me and my best friend have decided to realize our dream and take a road trip down the Pacific coast to California in May...

So me and my best friend have decided to realize our dream and take a road trip down the Pacific coast to California in May after school is out. We've got ...

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I'm living on a boat as a freelance writer, island hopping and fishing every day

Anyone on here live aboard boats, part-time or full-time? If so, tell us about your boat and your setup. I spend about 4 months of the year living on m...

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Moving to the UK, more specifically Northern Ireland.

I am a U.S. citizen, always have been. However, I am looking to moving to the UK, more specifically Northern Ireland. I found the easiest way to go about g...

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Carnivale life in Brazil

Has anyone ever been to Brazil? I've got a lot of odd questions about Brazil. First off, what's the Carnivale life like in Brazil? I mean, I've heard Br...

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Where do you NOT want to travel too?

Where do you NOT want to travel too? And why? Me?, India. Not interested in the people (i date east asians), the culture or the history. Im intereste...

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Arriving somewhere you have been looking forward to staying then regretting as soon as you arrive?

arrived in wales cold,damp,constant drizzle people are yokel and weird thought it would be a good stop over for a week or two doing my UK tour what ...

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Problems with Quaint and Tourist Places

Anyone ever been to Jim Thorpe, PA? How about New Hope, PA/Lambertville, NJ? Jim Thorpe feels similar to New Hope to me, but it's like the severely-...

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The best music festivals in Europe

Hey, wondering what I could expect from Spain in July. Hoping to get in a summer program my university has in Spain. From what I heard there is a lot of mu...

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30 days to live and $10,000 to your name, where do you go and what do you do?

hypothetical time: 30 days to live and $10,000 to your name where do you go and what do you do?

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Being independent and travelling around the world

ever since I finished school I'm looking for an opportunity to get away with the goal of becoming independent and making a living for myself. However, I ha...

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