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The Top 20 Things to Bring On a Flight

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One of the worst feelings when traveling is boarding the plane, opening your carryon, and realizing that you either forgot something at home or you put it in your checked bags.

Ok, I guess getting food poisoning in Malaysia might be worse, but…

An 8 hour flight without headphones? Continue Reading…

Reinventing Travel with Bruce Poon Tip

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Have you ever wanted the backpacker experience but more organized, and with, perhaps, better accommodation?

Bruce did, and he figured there had to be other people like him out there.

So he started a tour company for them.

Bruce Poon Tip, the found of G Adventures, joins us today to talk about the evolution of the travel business, how exporting tourism works, where your dollars do the most good, and why group travel is really awesome. Continue Reading…

Destination Diary- Colorado

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Colorado. A state where the names of towns and mountains produce a sense of nostalgia for the past. A state of beautiful national parks, gorgeous mountains, and amazing scenery.

And what better way to learn about Colorado then speaking to a local? Continue Reading…

Tiny House Decisions with Ethan Waldman

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Just over a year ago Ethan made a big move.

Or maybe a tiny one?

In September 2013 Ethan moved his house 10 miles, from the place it was built, to the place where he now lives.

He could do that, because he built, and moved, into a Tiny House. Continue Reading…

Top 10 Weirdest Foods

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We’re half way through Podcast Gluttony, so what better way to celebrate than to record an episode about food?

Today Jason joins me as we discuss the 10 weirdest foods that we’ve eaten, both in our travels, and strangely enough, in our own homes! Continue Reading…

Reader Q&A: Credit Cards

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This week’s Reader Questions focus around credit cards. Namely your top 5 credit card questions.

  • “I want to take a trip, what’s the best card for me to open?”
  • “How does opening cards affect my credit score?”
  • “Which cards should I keep open?
  • Continue Reading…

Photo Journal: Croatia

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The old city of Dubrovnik

Craggy limestone karsts of the Dinaric Alps butting up against the crystal clear water of the Adriatic Sea make for one of the most stunning backdrops I have ever seen. Croatia’s history and culture have also been influenced by Roman architecture and the casual way of Mediterranean life. Continue Reading…

Everything you Need to Know About Passports and Visas with Allied Passport

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Do I need a visa to go to China? Indonesia? Brazil?

One of the most complicated aspects of planning a trip can be the process of getting a visa. From hard to understand terminology to demands that don’t fit your schedule, researching visas is always stressful. Continue Reading…

Destination Diaries- Croatia

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Croatia is a land of beautiful beaches, well preserved historical sites, and delicious fried calamari.

In today’s episode Heather and I take a look back at our 3 weeks in Eastern Europe, most notably, the time we spent on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia from Split to Dubrovnik. Continue Reading…

Life as the World’s Greatest Guinea Pig with A.J. Jacobs

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What do you do when you want to become more educated…or healthier…or learn more about religion?

If you answers to those look anything like this:

  • Read the encyclopedia from A to Z.
  • Live by every rule in the Bible for a year.
  • Continue Reading…