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Packing the Daypack: My Must-Have Accessories

I'm a backpacker, and I pack light; so when I travel abroad I put a lot of thought into packing my daypack so I'm always prepared.

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Why I Constantly One-Up Myself with Travel

My flight into Dublin landed around 8 a.m. Sunday. When I approached the passport control officer in the non-EU citizen line, he fired off a number of questions. The exchange went a little something like this: “How long are you staying in Ireland?” he asked...

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Packing List for Europe in the Summer (In One Backpack)

I recently got a message asking for packing advice for a 2-week trip through western Europe. Since my friend's itinerary is not unlike my 4-week trip last August, I figured I could draw on my own experiences to help out a pal in need!

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My 3 Must-Have Apps for Traveling Abroad (Sans Cell Service)

None of us want to look like an oblivious tourist while traveling internationally. Download these apps and their offline counterparts and "street smart" will be your middle name.