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Planning

How to plan any adventure. Travel resource. Travel tips. Frequently asked questions and inspirational ideas.

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Planning

Finding purpose in life

Do you ever wonder what is the meaning of life, and what is your purpose? I explain the meaning of life in the simplest term. Once we answer this question, we can then explore how to live a fulfilling life or, in other words, how to turn dreams into reality.

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Planning

How to Prevent Bicycle Theft in 4 Steps

More and more people are now opting to ride their bikes. If you are a new rider, you may be wondering how to keep your bicycle safe. Here are four easy ways to prevent bicycle theft.

Venice Canal Historic District, Italy.
Planning

A Checklist of What to Do Before Your European Tour

Europe is a large continent with many different countries and cultures to explore and experience. This is what makes it a very enticing travel destination for many vacationers. However, before you jump on a plane, it is important to ensure you are prepared with a checklist of your essentials before traveling. Tickets When you are

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Guest Adventures

My Reasons to Go Diving in Komodo Island

Komodo Island is recognized as one of the world’s best diving spots in the world. Its aquatic features and scenery is a wonder to behold.

A packing list from a bicycle tour guide in 1897. See the article to read the complete list.
Ideas

A bicycle touring packing list from 1897

Times have changed! Both culture and technology. How many of these items from the Victorian era would you include on your cycle touring packing list?

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Scott's Adventures

How do you plan for the weather?

Weather and climate: two slightly different things that are the second most important factor when planning your travels.

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Guest Adventures

Staying safe in an ever-changing world

By Cindy Trillo Location: The World How to be safe when exploring an ever-changing world For thirty years there’s been a progressive breaking down of borders and today, there are zero borders Americans cannot cross – in principle, anyway. There are obviously a few notable caveats to this rule and places that are tougher to

Best packing list advice for bicycle tourers
Scott's Adventures

The best packing list advice for bicycle tourers

I don’t mean to scare people, but it’s important to know that bicycle touring can be life-threatening if you don’t have the proper supplies. Scott shares his packing list and advice from years of experience traveling.

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