236 Travel Gift Ideas for Every Traveler and Any Budget [2020 Edition]

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Welcome to the world’s most comprehensive list of gifts for travelers. If you’ve been scouring the web, opening up millions of tabs, wondering if the next “best gifts for travelers” article you click will finally give you that perfect idea… Know that you’ve finally landed in the right place. With over 236 travel gift ideas—organized …

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Philippines Travel Tips: 10 NOOBIE Mistakes to Avoid

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Hindsight is 20/20. When you travel, it’s impossible to be prepared for everything. No matter how many TripAdvisor reviews you read, sometimes you just gotta learn from experience (especially since 90% of the info out there seems to be outdated). That was certainly the case during our one-month backpacking/digital nomad-ing trip through the Philippines.  So, …

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Palawan Itinerary: EPIC Things to Do In Palawan, Philippines (For ANY Length Trip)

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Headed to Palawan, Philippines? If you’re looking for an epic Palawan itinerary (for any length trip), you’re in the right place. The wifey and I just finished an action-packed 3-week backpacking trip to Palawan, so we know exactly the best places to go (and where to avoid). So whether you’re looking for the best things …

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“Escape the Rat Race” Case Study – Matt Kepnes – Nomadic Matt

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Matthew Kepnes runs the award-winning budget travel site Nomadic Matt. After a trip to Thailand in 2005, Matt decided to quit his job, finish his MBA and head off into the world. His original trip was supposed to last a year. Over a decade later, he is still out there roaming the globe. His writing …

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An Honest Review – The Travel Lifestyle Course by Travel Lemming

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Looking for a brutally honest Travel Lifestyle Course review? You’re in the right place. Let’s jump right in. The Travel Lifestyle Course (by Nate Hake of Travel Lemming) claims to teach aspiring digital nomads step-by-step, how to start traveling the world and working online in 2019. From what I’ve seen, it’s the only course that …

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“Escape the Rat Race” Case Study – Nate Hake – Travel Lemming

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Originally from Denver, Colorado, Nate is a recovering corporate lawyer turned travel blogger, digital nomad, and entrepreneur. His travel blog, TravelLemming.com, focuses on promoting emerging destinations around the world as a solution to the problem of overtourism. He also founded a small B2B software company, Collection Harbor, and has done some freelance writing work along the …

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16 Unique Things To Do in Cali Colombia (that Most Travelers Miss)

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“Cali?” “That’s the city I have to bus through to get down into Ecuador, right? I’ll probably just stop for a night to break up my journey. I heard there’s not much to see…” Talk to anyone backpacking through Colombia, and that’s the response you’ll likely get. And it’s a shame, really. Medellin, Cartagena and …

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Should You Ditch Your “Normal” Life to Travel the World? Here’s How to Decide

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It’s a HUGE decision. Leaving your comfortable life behind (or putting it on “pause”) to explore the world is life-changing. It’s not a decision you take lightly. I wrestled with it for MONTHS before finally pulling the trigger.  And while I love watching people step outside their comfort zone to live a life of adventure…the …

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