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

After I stay at a hostel, I added roomates on Facebook right before leaving. Found out one shares common interests as me only after looking at his Facebook...

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What's the best everything in Europe

Post your favorite region in Europe for each of these categories: >Best nature >Best history >Best food >Nicest people >Best overall

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The most friendly country for hunting animals, hare, raccoons, boar, deer, pheasant in europe

What is the most friendly country for hunters to move to in europe. (Also the most gun friendly.) American here curious to see what the most gun friendly a...

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

Netherlands trip tips >How hard is it to get a cheap bike in some bigger city? i am going to visit utrecht, amsterdam, eindhoven and would like to t...

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What is the formula to be successful in life ?

how does one be successful in life ? what's the formula ?

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How to travel around the world using only Uber taxis

Uber thread What is trv opinion regarding Uber? Is uber legal in your country? Would you recommend a foreign tourist to use it in your country? How chea...

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Life is boring, bad, mundane, is there any way to make life more interesting?

I've grown incredibly tired of existing. Life is boring, bad, mundane. We're born too early to explore the stars unless somehow either immortality is achie...

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Visiting love hotels in Japan and similar places

I was talking with some friends (I'm european, by the way) and we ended up talking about going on a trip to Japan to do nerd stuff and eventually we wonder...

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Cheap locations that are warm and have lots of beaches to start a life

Is there a cheap location that's warm and has a lot of beaches where's it's easy to start a life near or in a big city Would prefer something deserty or...

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Driving from Las Vegas to San Francisco in a rental car, is it worth it?

Greetings, fellow travelers, I will be in Las Vegas and San Francisco next month, and I am wondering if I should just get me a rental car that i can return...

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Urban tourism: traveling to metro areas that most would be reluctant to visit.

ITT: we convince people to travel to metro areas that most would be reluctant to visit. Detroit Family-friendly places: Henry Ford Museum & Greenfi...

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Should you avoid radiation places like Belarus, Ukraine and North Japan?

Should you avoid radiation places or are they safe? How safe are they? Belarus, Ukraine, north Japan come to mind.

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Where would you most want to go in the future, whether you're planning or just wishing to visit.

Post where you most want to go in the future, whether you're planning or just wishing to visit. -Bhutan (Nepal minus tourist trap; Northern India minus ...

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I'm planning on staying with a friend that I met online 2 years ago, how do I prepare?

I'm currently planning on going to the US for about 10 days (I'm from UK) and I'm planning on staying with a friend that I met online 2 years ago. Does ...

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The secret to traveling the world with no money at all

Is it possible to travel the world with no money at all? I hear stories about people going around with next to no money and doing perfectly fine but I can'...

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Ten paranormal destinations you should visit in 2016

Hi fellow travellers, I am putting together a list of 10 paranormal destinations/locations. I have a few already however I don't want them all to be ...

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What are the best cities in the USA, followed by local jurisdictional laws regarding panhandling to go busking?

I am homeless and I desperate to get out of this. I live in Rockford, IL, if you wanted to know. I am pretty good at the piano, I have self taught mysel...

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How to deal with being unprepared when arriving at your new destination.

Interested in some peoples stories of being unprepared when arriving at your new destination. I mean when you are going to a new place or new country do...

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How to fund your trips and get time off for work

Recently graduated Canuck wondering how you guys fund your trips? Do you work and save like a normal person, or do you live like dirt for a while and leave...

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I'm planning tot hitchhike with a friend from Warsaw to Ljubljana (~1050km)

I'm a beginner hitchhiker having only hitched once, from Edinburgh to London (~650-700km). I'm planning a second trip in a couple of days with a friend fr...

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I am introverted, I am boring. I think I have made a massive mistake.

I leave for a 9 week trip around Thailand and Cambodia in a couple of weeks. I have never travelled before. I will be travelling alone. I am introverted, I...

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Does South African food have a lot of nuts

Anyone here know about South African cuisine? I am highly allergic to anything containing nuts, but I want to study in Cape Town. Does South African food h...

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How to cross the Pacific Ocean without an airplane

For a while now, I am toying with an idea of travelling around the globe without use of any air transport. All the bits seem doable apart from one great ma...

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Why you can't flush toilet paper in Turkey

I've been in Turkey for a week and I noticed something weir when I came to the WC. I was taking a stuff when I noticed the sign on the door >please thro...

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Is it possible to rent a car in one country, and return it to the rental place in a different country?

Is it possible to rent a car in one country, and return it to the rental place in a different country--if it is the same company that owns the rental. F...

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How to find very cheap international flights to anywhere

ITT: How you get cheap flights/cheap international transport USA/19 year old here looking to see the world. Where online can I find very cheap internati...

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How much of a pain in the ass are crowds in Southeast Asia during high season?

Planning a round the world trip. Right now I'm planning on traveling to Thailand in November or December, then onto Laos/Vietnam/Cambodia until February or...

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What's the best way of finding an english speaking doctor in Berlin?

I had a run in with some italian girls whilst staying in berlin, and I figure I should play it safe and get checked up with a doctor what's the best way...

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So what is teaching English in China like and how is the pay?

So what is teaching English in China like and how is the pay. I would think some people on this board have experience

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Will a flight let me take handluggage in the cabin hold in the plane, AND wear another one on my person?

Errybody, will a flight let me take handluggage in the cabin hold in the plane, AND wear another one ON MY PERSON that is EASY TO DO SO like a laptop bag d...

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Ripped off: Tourist scams

Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA9CFbfcBlU

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Being treated like a piece of meat as a female traveler

I am a female traveler. Anywhere I can go in the world and not be treated like a piece of meat? I'm tired of getting cat called and stared at!

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Where to travel for cosmetic surgery

Has anyone travelled for cosmetic surgery? I'm in America, looking to travel within or go outside the US for a good rhinoplasty procedure. I'm almost 3...

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How to improve the quality of your travel photos

How can I improve the quality of my travel photos if I'm only bringing a phone with me? Is there any app that would help?

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How to prevent the contents of your carry-on luggage from being stolen during your flight

I'm going for a short-trip flight in the next few days, and recently I just read a news in my country about a syndicate of cabin theft being caught, no won...

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How to get the most entertainment out of your phone during a 16 hour flight

16 hour flight coming up. I know my smart phone wont last even half that, but what will get me the most entertainment out of it (ie less battery drain),...

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Palm trees, crystal blue water: finding a good, cheap tropical island to go live on

Anyone have some recommendations for a good, cheap tropical island to go live on? Something with palm trees, crystal blue water, and good weather. Getti...

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Where can I get weed in Berlin near Mitte?

Where can I get weed in Berlin near Mitte?

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Is there a wrist guard made specifically for cyclists?

Is there a wrist guard made specifically for cyclists?

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What type of shoes do you guys wear to go travelling?

What type of shoes do you guys wear to go travelling? My old doc marten boots are screwed so I'm planning on buying some new ones. Would these be suitab...

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What to do when you suffer from a travel burnout

do you guys ever just get bored of traveling? I've only been in europe for a few weeks, and I have no idea what to do with my time do you just push t...

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Using OneNote to help you with travel itineraries, tracking estimated expenses and tips

How do you organize your trip? Planning itinerary, tracking estimated expenses and so no? I've read many guys saying OneNote is a bit overwhelming but ...

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How difficult is it for a Latin American get job in Germany, Canada, Iceland and Sweden?

All my life I've dreamed travel and work around the world, knowing a lot of places and gaining great experiences. So, I'm almost ready to become profess...

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I'll be in Romania next month, should I buy train tickets online or at the train station?

I'll be in Romania next month. Does anyone have experience with online booking via cfr? Is it worth booking online in advance or can we just wing it? Trave...

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If I'm getting a rental car (we're from the UK) and traveling around the US, what type of insurance would I need?

Hello. If I'm getting a rental car (we're from the UK) and traveling around the US, what type of insurance would I need? I really don't want to get in an a...

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What are your proceedings to find an afordable place to sleep when arriving in a new city?

Hey guys, Here is the situation: You arrive in a new city and you know nothing about it but you need a place to spend the night, you don't have any r...

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Three reasons why you shouldn't travel with Groupon Getaways

What's the catch to Groupon Getaways? Do I have to listen to a timeshare pitch?

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Doing the staycation: short holiday trips from Friday to Sunday

Is it worth going abroad from friday to sunday? To give a little insight, I live in UK and due to my job won't get a holiday this summer for the first t...

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Getting the cheapest hotel rates: booking online versus walk-in rates

Do you find that there's much divergence between hotel rates advertised on the internet and walk-in rates? Especially in budget places. I ask because I s...

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The best songs and podcasts to listen to for long distance traveling

What are some good songs/podcasts/whatever to listen to for long-distance driving?

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How to rent a room abroad for a couple of months without getting scammed

I plan on renting out a room for 1-2 months abroad as I play to travel/work for the summer. I'm having a hard time finding a room as everyone wants somebod...

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I'm shaking with fear. How do I survive my first plane ride?

first timeon a plane..im shaking with fear wtf do i do? im alone

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What's the best ways not to get pickpocketed? Especially when drunk?

What's the best ways not to get pickpocketed? Especially when drunk?

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Does anyone know of a good way to bring large amounts of cash across borders in without being detected?

Does anyone know of a good way to bring large amounts of cash across borders in without being detected? I was thinking of airtight zip bags handled with gl...

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Traveling without mosquitos

i'm planning on another long trip to Ramallah some time in the future. My last experience was actually pretty bad. The complex my family built a while ago...

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What is the best way to con yourself into an airline lounge without being a member?

What's the best way to get/con your way into an Airline Lounge without being a member? I'm stuck at an airport for 12 hours, you see.

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How to get a teaching job in Korea?

Let's talk Korea. How easy is it to get a job teaching there? How easy is it to pick up girls there as a white dude? How much fun can you have in Kore...

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What's the best place in UK for street photography?

What's the best place in UK for street photography? Street photography in the more general sense - the kind of street that Koudelka, Trent Parke and Ma...

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What kind of drug checkpoints can you expect driving across the USA?

What kind of drug checkpoints can I expect driving across the USA?

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How to fit in as an American in The United Kingdom?

Travelling to London, Edinburough, York, and Oxford for two weeks with a group. The question here is, being American and never having travelled out of coun...

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Best songs to listen to while flying

Do you have songs that you always play as you are flying or travelling to enhance the experience and create an ambiance? When I'm taking off or even bet...

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How to take a gap year from work

I'm going to take a gap year from work Where should I go? / What should I do?

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How to meet traveling girls in Edinburgh

I'm alone in Edinburgh. Where's a good bar I can go to on a Saturday night and meet some travelling girls?

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How to live as a ninja when studying in the UK

Living as a ninja when studying in the UK. How possible is that and any tips regarding it? My situation is this: will be studying in the UK for the next...

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I encountered an error while trying to open my boarding pass from Aer Lingu

Hey folks. I encountered an error while trying to open my boarding pass from Aer Lingus, it says the file is somehow corrupted or damaged. I'm not sure w...

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The best entry level jobs to travel around the world

I know this is a naive question that is overly optimistic, considering the fact that I'm a nearly starving psych grad with little experience but please ind...

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Traveling with panic attacks

Going to be traveling to Europe (from Australia) in July this year. Problem is, I'm not fond of flying (or small enclosed spaces for that matter). I would ...

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Tips on doing TEFL interviews online or over the phone

I have a Skype interview in the morning for a teaching job in China. I have no real qualifications in regards to English or TEFL, but the recruiter assured...

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How to buy a car in the USA without a US address

I'm going to be travelling in the states this month, particularly on the West Coast. I've looked into renting a car, but the price is so high because o...

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I have no skills at all and $1000, and I want to move to a backpacking destination.

I have no skills at all and $1000. I want to move to Thailand or some other backpacking destination. Advice please.

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How to find cheap airfares

What does travel do to find cheap airfare? I usually just check out kayak but I feel like you've all probably traveled enough to have some idea of other/be...

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Burning man

Hey! Me and my friend are thinking about going to the Burning Man event this year (by trying to buy the last minute tickets in August). Has anyone been th...

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What does a seasoned traveler wear?

What does a seasoned traveler wear?

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How hard of a task is it to get to the top of Mount Fuji?

How hard of a task is it to get to the top of the Fuji? I will be going to Weebland in some months and that mountain might very well be the place I have th...

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Post something you should do in every new country you visit

>Learn and use a few words of the local language >Try some of the local food and drink

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Japanese communities around Chicago

I am considering relocating to Chicago. I like Japanese culture. I'm moderately fluent. So, are there Japanese communities around Chicago that I could l...

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How can i check the room for hidden cameras, listening devices or other stuff?

How can i check the room for hidden cameras, listening devices or some other stuff? How can I secure the room against all possibilities? Let's say i'm g...

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Visiting Tokyo's Fish Market Auction

Planning to see Tokyo's Fish Market Auction. I heard it's better to arrive there around 3am, but no bus or train works at that time and I don't want to pa...

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Everyone is trying to get your money, what do you do to avoid being preyed on?

As a long term traveller, how do you deal with the realisation now and then that you're in an ecosystem where everyone is trying to get your money and if y...

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Where to go if you are interested in living simply with like-minded peaceful people and don't want a conventional job

I'm looking for places to live or visit that can accommodate unconventional lifestyles, I'm thinking of bohemian type communities, preferably somewhere war...

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Money saving tips for Hokkaido, Japan

I got accepted in Hokkaido University exchange program and will be there for one year. Any tips? Cool stuff around? Every day money saving tips so I can...

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Living with "shallow roots", wandering the world and working odd jobs

How sustainable is living with "shallow roots" so to speak? I'm growing bored of my current life and I'd really like to just wander the world stopping at m...

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Tips for shipping luggage from osaka straight to hong kong.

In my trip to Japan I will leave Osaka heading to Shanghai and I can check 2 bags of 23 kg. From Shanghai to Hong Kong I can check 1 piece of 20 kg, which ...

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Lowering the price for a ticket to Ozamis City in the Philippines

I'm trying to find ways of lowering the price for a ticket to Ozamis City in the Philippines. Which is a state gives a better price for departure, Californ...

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Hiking in "stages" between huts, cabins, inns on a trail

I enjoy nature and I like hiking and would like to go on some sort of hiking trip sometime soon, I think. However I am kinda casual and not too fond of the...

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The cheapest way to cross oceans

I'm trying to find a cheap way to travel. Airfare is expensive and surprisingly freighter travel is often more expensive. Is there anyway to cross oceans t...

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Is february the most expensive month to book flights because of Luna new year?

A friend of mine just informed me that because it's February (Luna new year), that this is one of the most expensive times of the year to book flights and ...

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Can I bring a bag of pepperoni onto a plane?

Can I bring a bag of pepperoni onto a plane?

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Some travel tips that work in almost any destination

ITT we post generic travel tips that can assist people in almost any destination. I'll start and everyone add your own.

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Best GPS that is waterproof and can work on a motorcycle

I'm trying to find a GPS that is waterproof and can work on a motorcycle, I've already searched on google but they are expensive! like 300€ up and that's...

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How to travel from Toronto to California

Next year would like to take a swim in the warm ocean. How to get from Toronto to California(and where specifically?)? No resorts.

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Anyone have any tips on how to cope with Chinese staring?

My job has taken me to China for 3 months (I build robots for factories basically). Been here one week now. I have worked in India, Bangladesh, and other p...

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Driving across the Mexican border from Texas

I have a question about travelling to Mexico. I've been many times, but it was always to touristy places (Cancun, Cozumel, etc.). Not that there's anything...

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Things you have learned from traveling

Things you ha ve learned rom taveling >money is freedom >women come and go >you seem cooler in other countries beacuse you can't speak the language so...

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Is it possible to climb mountains relatively unprepared with not much experience?

How would climbing a mountain unprepared end up? Would it be McCandless level of disaster? Is it possible to climb mountains relatively unprepared with not...

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Best fish recipes for outdoors survival

What's a good way to cook blue gills over a campfire, outdoors? Without any cooking receptacle (pots/pans).. Also, primitive fish cooking recipe general

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Getting electricity in absolute isolated forest areas

Gone camping a few times now with some friends and this year seems to be in an absolute isolated forest area, which should be fun. However, this time th...

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Best outdoors jobs and majors

Any of you have outdoors related jobs and/or majors? How is it? Salary wise, quality of life wise, stuff like that. I'm also really interested in apicultur...

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Taking tents, tent poles, and stakes in your hand luggage in Europe

Hey guys, Does anybody here have experience taking tents, tent poles, and stakes in their carry-on luggage? I'll be hitchhiking around Europe and am hop...

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The thread for questions that don't deserve their own thread.

The Thread for Questions that don't deserve their own thread.

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More or less common scams you should be aware of before traveling

I keep reading about the gypsy golden ring scam in Paris, about how you must look out for unusually beautiful females hitting on you in Prague and about ho...

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What kind of careers/jobs could I pursue that incorporate heavy travel?

I Hold a B.S. in Bio, 1 semester through to a M.S. in Bio. Only went to grad school because I had no other motivations. Currently teaching undergrads and r...

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Where in Europe are the girls the easiest to pick up

Where in Europe are the girls the easiest to pick up/bang?

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Getting romantic with people you meet in hostels

I need advice on getting laid in Europe. How to pull at bars or clubs? How to get laid in hostels? What kind of hostels in which cities? Which cit...

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What is the best advice you could tell to a young backpacker?

What is the best advice you could tell to a young backpacker?

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Tips for first timers to plan your travels in a relaxed way

I'm 21 and I've never traveled without my parents before. I really want to go on a trip with my girlfriend either to the US, Japan, or somewhere nice in E...

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Tips to relax if you are worried for a big trip

Can you guys help me relax? I'm going on a big trip tomorrow (12 hours, to England, to stay for 3 months) and I'm worried about everything that can go wron...

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I just found out that, through Starbucks, I can transfer anywhere in the world that they have a store.

So here's the deal, I live in Vancouver BC and work for Starbucks. I just found out that, through Starbucks, I can transfer anywhere in the world that they...

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Things to do when spending a lot of hours in a bus and on a boat.

So, i'm going to be spending a lot of hours in a bus and later on a boat, what things i can do to not get bored? I know i will enjoy the view but after ...

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I've signed up to WWOOFing and found a host in Oita, Kyushu who's willing to put me up for a month

I've been travelling around Thailand for about 2 months now and am currently staying just outside of Chiang Mai. I've thought it's time to move on and rath...

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Can you guys give me some tips to get more comfortable while flying?

I'm not too comfortable in planes can you guys give me some airport/flying protips?

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Methods to fitting traveling into your life and getting a career based around traveling

A kid aspiring to travel here, and i wanted to know what your methods to fitting traveling into their lives was. I honestly would love to have a career ...

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Sleeping in your car and heating it at night

I'm going on my first long trip of exploration around my country. The average temperature will be around 32° F/0° C and I will be sleeping in my car most...

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Can you suggest me a book to introduce me into backpacking?

Can you suggest me a book to introduce me into backpacking?

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Why you can't trust travel bloggers

Whenever I see any of the numerous travel blogs out there with people seemingly living their lives travelling the world endlessly, I can't help but be cyni...

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Staying fit in hotel rooms

I am going to start a new job soon, which will involve a lot of traveling and spending weeks in hotel rooms. I am already panicking that i will lose all...

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Secret tips for getting the cheapest flights

hi, I was is there any secret tips you guys have for getting the cheapest flights? I wanna go to washington dc and trying to find the cheapest option

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Has anyone ever tried to bring a cat on a flight before?

Has anyone ever tried to bring a cat on a flight before? I'm going on a one-way trip from Toronto to Berlin with a stopover in Turkey, which is a long ass ...

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How to avoid Chinese tourists while traveling

How do I avoid Chinese tourists? I went on a week trip to Poland and didn't go with a single with hostel qt because I got stuck in a room with 8 other chin...

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If you love travelling, become a hotel receptionist

Do anyone have experience working abroad as a hotel receptionist? I've worked over a year at a 3-star BW hotel (if you love travelling, get this job) an...

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I'm in dire need of a job that will allow me to travel and get out there in the world.

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I'm going to be backpacking across the world. Should I pay to keep a smartphone on me? Con: monthly bill. Pro: supertool. Alternative: use public info t...

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Popular dating sites in Chile

I'm going to spend 10 months in Chile. What are some popular dating sites there? and in South America in general?

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I want to go to Japan this year for Spring Break

Give it to me straight guys, I want to go to Japan this year for Spring Break. Not to party necessarily(I would enjoy going out for the night life a couple...

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Taking the auto-train in the USA!

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Must-watch insightful tv-series for travelling newbies

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Which data sim card to use in Japan?

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Converting Euros to US Dollars without being charged commission

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The best airports in the world

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So I'm planning a Top Gear style trip with my friends.

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Relaxing on a quiet remote island in the Pacific

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Where can we meet alot of strange/interesting people?

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A cruise on the Allure of the Seas

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Does Japanese airport security allow aerosols in carry ons?

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How do people travel to other states on bikes if they cant use the highway

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What's your experience with different airlines?

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Can anyone recommend some way to learn spanish to an American?

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How long does it take to renew an American passport?

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General travel hacks

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Making and maintaining fire in the rain

How you make and maintain fire in the rain?

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Making string using nothing but things found in the woods

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Renting a car in Ireland as a 23 year old

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Do I need a creditcard in South America and Europe?

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