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Hostels 101: What Is A Hostel & What Are Hostels Like?

You’ve probably heard of this accommodation thing called a hostel, but you’re not quite sure what it is. I’ve spent my fair share of time in hostels and today I want to answer the question “what is a hostel”. A hostel is a cheaper accommodation that usually has 2+ beds. It’s pretty much like a […]

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How To Deal With Contiki Cough (That You’ll Likely Catch)

I have bad news. There’s a fairy good chance that at some point, you’ll get sick on your Contiki Tour. Why? It’s simply a combination of late nights, early starts, eating travel food (it’s usually not the healthiest), drinking, sharing drinks with others, and being on a bus a lot, surrounded by other people in […]

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Pro’s & Con’s Of A Suitcase vs Backpack On Contiki Tours

Note: Contiki currently has last minute deals. Some of them are 30% off. You can see a list of them here. A very important decision you’ll make before you depart for your Contiki tour is if you should take a suitcase or a backpack. It’s actually a pretty difficult question to answer when you really […]

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Travel Tipping Guide: Learn How To Tip Around The World

Being a Canadian, I am used to tipping for just about everything service related. As I travel the world, I noticed I continued my tipping habits across the world…. to the pleasant surprise and joy of every person who happens to serve me. I would meet people around the world who get super confused about […]

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72 Backpacking Tips Every Backpacker Should Know

If you’re looking for backpacking tips and tricks to save money, time, and have a shit ton of fun, then you’re going to love what I’m about to share with you. Below are 72 amazing backpacking tips that will turn your trip from great to ridiculously awesome. You’ll find everything from how to save money, […]

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Backpacking Through Europe Mega Resource Guide

Are you planning a backpacking trip to Europe and don’t know where to start? If yes, then this guide was made just for you!‚ÄčThis guide ‚Äčis a collection of the best “how to’s” and “tips” on backpacking through Europe on the internet.  This backpackers guide is broken down into 10 chapters, each with a unique topic that […]

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