Featured, Health, Travel

A Guide to Foreign Hospitals and Clinics

Getting sick or injured while backpacking can be a scary experience. Fortunately, sufficient care is generally not too hard to find in all but the most extreme of locations. You may even be pleasantly surprised by the quality of treatment available, and the low price tag in comparison to a hospital

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Money, Travel, Travel Tips

5 Ways to Save Money on Long-Term Travel

As any backpacker will tell you, keeping to a tight budget is essential for prolonging trips abroad. There is nothing worse than watching your bank account drain steadily towards zero, and having to return home before you feel ready to. One of the best options to earn money on the road is learning

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Adventure, Featured, Packing, Travel, Travel Tips

The Essentials Kit

If you’re doing any long-term backpacking, learning to be self-reliant is a must. Stores and pharmacies abroad generally stock most things that you can find at home, but their products can be at times of woefully inadequate quality, unfairly high price, or just plain hard to find. As a result, every

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Adventure, Places, Travel

Natural Treks in Costa Rica

Of all the activities on offer in Costa Rica, the most unique is the opportunity to trek deep into well-protected general and see wildlife that is not found anywhere else. Eco-tourism is a well-developed industry across the country, and with so many amazing national parks to explore, this sort of

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