Monthly Archives: December 2011

Interview with Tripper & Co-Founder of Indelible International – Jordan Steinfeld

The following is an interview with Jordan Steinfeld, a Tripper and co-founder of Indelible International, a resource for students studying, interning and volunteering abroad.  In this interview, we get the inside scoop on the organization behind a very cool new … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why You Should [Not] Go Hiking

The following is guest post by writer and Tripper Michael of Easy Hiker.  With his deep sense of irony, Michael takes on some of the common stereotypes about hiking…. 1. Hiking is hard work I abhor physical and, indeed, challenges of … Continue reading

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Must-see: Lviv, Ukraine

I read a few years ago in a very skinny version of Lonely Planet Ukraine that Lviv, Ukraine would soon become the new Krakow, the way Krakow was supposedly “the new Prague.”  When I first visited the city in 2008 … Continue reading

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5 Surprising Facts About Life on the Road

I have spent large chunks of the last 15 years on the road and yet it seems like I’m still learning new travel lessons every other week. Here are five of the most surprising facts that I have discovered about … Continue reading

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What Students Should Consider Before Studying Abroad

Are you a student considering studying abroad?  Completing coursework in a foreign country can be a rewarding experience, as it allows you to increase your personal independence and your knowledge about the world in which you you live. Imagine learning … Continue reading

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Must-See: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is a little part of Germany that takes refuge in London during its wintry months as the year comes to a close. Whilst boasting ice-skating, helter skelters and ferris wheels, the main attraction, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Dave Dean

Originally from New Zealand, Dave Dean has been an avid traveler for the last 15 years, visiting over 40 countries and living in a few.  He’s a blogger, an expat and a very cool Tripper -meet our Tripper of the … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Eating Around the World for Less

This is a guest post by world traveler, writer, and husband Warren Talbot. With his wife Betsy, he’s been traveling for more than 400 days now and documented the adventure on their blog Married with Luggage. Here, he shares the … Continue reading

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Must-See: the Ancient Maya City of Tulum (Mexico)

Tulum – one of the last cities built and inhabited by the Maya civilization of Mexico.  Today visitors can see the well-perserved buildings and wander about the grounds, imagining what it was like to live there during its heyday, back … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Ronald Grant

He’s worked with indigenous communities in India, jumped out of airplanes over the U.S. and has a black belt in Taekwondo - meet Ronald from the U.K., our Tripper of the Week… Tell us about your background, “Ronald in 30 seconds.” … Continue reading

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