Category Archives: Budget Travel

Basic Tips for Travelers

Tips for Better Travel Register for frequent user programs — airlines, trains, hotels, resorts and car rental companies. Keep a list of the account numbers with you. Check memberships — know the discounts you are entitled to through professional associations or … Continue reading

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If it were easy anyone would do it….

http://moneyfortraveling.com/specialty/travel-writing/start-a-writing-career/ John invited me to chat about my travel writing and global networking experiences. I believe in sharing what I have learned.

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Goodwill Ambassadors and Volunteers

Volunteer Programs/Goodwill Ambassadors This is the ultimate reference book for anyone considering an international volunteer experience ~~  How to Live Your Dream of Volunteering Overseas By Joseph Collins, Stefano DeZerega, and Zahara Heckscher. Penguin Books. Pursue your dream of serving overseas … Continue reading

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Ethics of Travel.

A Code of Ethics for Travelers ………………from the North American Coordinating Center for Responsible Tourism Travel in spirit of humility – desire to learn. Be aware. Listen and observe. Different time concepts and tought patterns. Instead of the beach, discover … Continue reading

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Websites for Travel Writers

Beau Monde Bootsnall – travel narratives and planning Budget Travel Magazine CEO Traveler  Ethical Traveler Literary Traveler Madam Mayo Matador Travel Magazine Nature Writing Wiki Outside Magazine  Perceptive Travel Pyrenees Pilgrimage Rick Steves Travel Tips Rolf Potts Vagabonding Studies in Travel … Continue reading

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Volunteer As You Travel

Volunteer Programs/Goodwill Ambassadors How to Live Your Dream of Volunteering Overseas By Joseph Collins, Stefano DeZerega, and Zahara Heckscher.  Penguin Books. This book is the ultimate reference source for anyone considering an international volunteer experience. More resources:  American Friends Service Committee www.afsc.org … Continue reading

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Earth

I recently heard about a project initiated by Everett Pompeii — a college student currently studying in Japan. In his words:  “The more people you inspire to get out there, the better off the world is (in my view, anyway). … Continue reading

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