Travel Advice

Why You Should Work in a Hostel

Riva Hostel

I’ve just finished working for my first hostel, and in Tirana, Albania of all places. One, I can’t wait to work in another, and two, everyone else needs to do so too. Yes, volunteering in a hostel will get you a free bed, and maybe even a few meals. But that’s actually the least motivating reason to work in a …

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5 Steps to Recover Lost Possessions

Lost Passport

Lost possessions while traveling is a big fear for travelers. Items are misplaced, lost, left behind or outright stolen, and this can ruin any length of travel. But how can you get them back? In my travels, I have lost my sunglasses, my bag, my camera, an old cap and a new cheap scarf. I tracked down my bag in two …

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5 Steps to Find Cheap Flights

Cheap Flights Feature Photo

Expensive flights can be the biggest deterrent from travel. But there are ways to beat the system and find the cheap flights. When I first traveled from America to Europe, my flight was $180 from Los Angeles to London. People always ask me how I find cheap flights like that one. Since then, I’ve found many more ridiculously cheap flights …

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How to Pack for Travel

Travel Gear

Knowing how to pack for travel, whether for a few weeks or a whole lifetime, can be quite a challenge. I spent months myself trying to plan out what I would need, and I even wrote a post about it on a previous blog I had. However, now that I’ve been traveling for a few months and have a bit …

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Budget Tips for Transport

Florence Train Station

I had a great experience today with budget transport which I’m obliged to pass along. With my fickle travel nature, I decided this morning to leave Florence, skip Bologna and head straight to Venice. I walked to the train station to find how much a ticket was. Much to my consternation, I found they were all around €60. Way out of …

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