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10 Reasons for Independent Travellers to Join a Guided Tour

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 15 Aug 2011 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [4341]

Tags: adventure, biking, group tours, hiking, idea, independent travel, itinerary, travel

Better to Fly Solo or With Somone Else?

LATVIA | Sun, 29 Aug 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [1975] | Comments [5]

First off, I would like to dedicate this post to my traveling partner in crime, Amy Dyer. For the last 4 years I have been dead set on the idea that traveling by yourself is really the best thing you can do. There are many positives, the main one ... Read more >

Tags: copenhagen, independent travel, latvia, lithuania

Maybe I Was Crazy? Two Months After Giving It All Up

DENMARK | Sat, 14 Aug 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [1721] | Comments [5]

I’ve been away from home for exactly 43 days. So far I have visited Ireland, Scotland, Stockholm, and Copenhagen where I am currently writing this. I’m sitting outside next to one of the canals as the glorious sun warms my skin and hair. The small buildings ... Read more >

Tags: copenhagen, independent travel

My Paddywaggon Ireland Tour Experience

IRELAND | Fri, 16 Jul 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2094] | Comments [1]

Today is the last day of my Paddywaggon 10-day tour of Ireland. I am sitting on the bus, driving back to Dublin and looking at all the sleepy travelers on the bus. The green Irish countryside rolls by in the background. I’ve seen and done so much in ... Read more >

Tags: independent travel, ireland, paddywaggon tour

Solo Travel: 10 Tips to Avoid Feeling Alone

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 6 Jul 2010 | By travel-tips | Views [6328] | Comments [1]

Travelling alone can be a very liberating experience, however it can also be a daunting one. As independent as you may be, there are times when you might feel alone on the road. We asked our travel community to share their tops tips for travelling ... Read more >

Tags: couchsurfing, hostels, independent travel, solo travel, tour guides, travel tips, traveling alone, voluntourism

My Lovely Day Trip In Dun Laoghaire

IRELAND | Mon, 5 Jul 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2268] | Comments [3]

So it is definitely time for a new post on my blog....now that I am on the road and all. The question is, what to write about? I have seen so many things and met so many people in just four days. I cannot even imagine how much I am going to experience ... Read more >

Tags: dublin, dun laoghaire, independent travel, ireland

Adventures in Russian Consulate Land

USA | Sat, 26 Jun 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2330] | Comments [3]

Picture this scenario: You are in New York City, standing outside of an older, stylish looking building. Central Park is a block away and you can see the green trees swaying in a breeze that you wish would help you beat the heat. You are amongst a large ... Read more >

Tags: independent travel, russia, visas

Quit Now? With This Economy? Are You Crazy?

USA | Thu, 17 Jun 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2002] | Comments [5]

Today I took the most necessary bike ride of my life. It was a simple one around my grandmother’s neighborhood. Light rain pelted my face as I focused on pedaling hard - faster and faster to feel the wind whip through my hair and distract me from the ... Read more >

Tags: independent travel

Come in, the water’s fine! A guide to better CouchSurfing

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 27 May 2009 | By travel-tips | Views [7512] | Comments [2]

Have you heard the term ‘couch surfing’ and want to know what it is?  For some, it’s about scrounging a free place to doss so budget travels stay that way.  For others, it’s about a desire to avoid the cultural bypass of big beige hotels and stay away ... Read more >

Tags: adventure travel, budget accommodation, cheap travel, couchsurfing, independent travel, travel experience


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