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Three Outdoor Activities to Try in the Swiss Alps (That Aren’t Skiing)

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5 Healthy Reasons to Go Scuba Diving on Your Next Trip

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Top Tips for Flying Ryanair from Paris, France

Are you flying Ryanair from Paris soon? Buget airlines rules. They make traveling around Europe so mcuh cheaper than it used to be. For backpackers not using trains to get…

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Traveling tends to push us out of our comfort zone. Sometimes running a travel site can do that too.Today Randi represented Just a Pack in her first ever live interview…

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Win a Trip of a Lifetime in Cambodia!

Visiting Cambodia? Let Just a Pack help you make it cheaper! We are running a competition with the awesome and socially responsible Mad Monkey Hostels that will allow two lucky winners…

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One of the ironic pleasures of being a vegan traveler is that you often don’t expect to run into amazing cafes or restaurants that cater to your needs when you…

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Fifteen Minutes with the Gods: That Time I Bribed My Way Into Angkor Wat

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Overcoming Africa’s Flesh Fetish: How a Vegan Diet Saved My Peace Corps Service

I’d read before coming that meat was a big deal, had steeled myself for potential hunger, awkward encounters, wider hips. Had attempted to comfort my previously pescatarian, juice-obsessed self with the idea…

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2014 was the best year of our lives. We left New York on February 1st and have been on the road ever since, visiting one incredible country after another, and…

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How to Handle Wanderbust: AKA Travel Letdown

I am sitting in a price fix vegetarian restaurant waiting for my lunch on a sunny day in Innsbruck, Austria. I wasn’t supposed to be here today sipping on this…

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A few weeks ago, after a particularly interesting night in Thailand, I received the following e-mail. Dear Michael, This is Sue* the girl you helped a lot last night in…

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David and his wife Maria. When traveling around the world sometimes you come across a place that makes you stop and think “Hey, I could live here!”. For that reason…

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During our two weeks in Barcelona we slowly and inevitably fell in love with the city. Its beautiful architecture, historic landmarks, energy, and people will always have a fond place…

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We spent just under a week in Paris, the first stop on the European leg of our Round the World adventure. We both agree that Paris is the most beautiful…

Riding Long Haul Budget Buses – Travel Advice

Advice on Budget Bus Travel In many countries bus travel is the most affordable transportation option for getting from one place to another. We’ve spent countless hours on buses since we…

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We arrived into Kathmandu in whirlwind fashion and the transition between countries was slightly jarring. A brief 8 hours between the two nations which encompassed two flights and a three…

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One of the many things I learned during the months I spent backpacking in South America was how to turn off my brain during long bus journeys. This is essential…

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McLeod Ganj is home to the Dalai Lama, who settled here temporarily in 1960. Five decades later he still lives here, and his modest residence within a small temple complex…