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Our Interview with Women on the Road

If you want to learn more about Off-Track Backpacking,  you can read our full interview with Women on the Road here. What top 3 pieces of advice would you give women 18 and under who want to travel on their own? Be aware of your surroundings at all times and always look at the positive outcome, rather than thinking the worse.   ...

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When is a good time to trust?

You know when there is that moment where the perfect photo needs to be taken, but you have no one to hold your belongings or take a shot of you. So you take a face shot of yourself, but it never really looks that great, well those moments happen to me often when I backpack solo. It can get a bit annoying having just scenery pictures or face ones of just yourself. Although, the question comes to your mind, w ...

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Solo Traveling: The Benefits Far Outweigh The Downfalls

[caption id="attachment_3213" align="alignleft" width="336" caption="Photo credit goes to Joe Mabel"][/caption] Only a few years back, traveling alone was something that only briefcase carrying salesmen were known to do. Times have changed and traveling solo is now an exciting adventure for many seeking to explore exotic countries and intriguing locations. Though some still prefer to travel with others, the ...

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Top 5 reasons Why I Travel

I often get asked why I love to travel so much. Or why I can't just stay home and skip a year without going anywhere. The reasons are obvious to me but they are not always obvious to others. Here are my top 5 reasons why I'm hooked on travel! Breaking the routine No matter how many road trips I may take per year, a routine is a routine. You get up, go to work, workout, socialize and go to bed. Although I do ...

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The Difference Between Traveling Solo & With A Travel Partner

Throughout my many travels over the years, I have traveled with people and as well a solo backpacker. What I mean by traveling with someone, is a friend or an individual who you know very well. With each of my travels, every time I do travel with someone or solo it is always very different, but at the same time there are similar traits that occur too. As many people ask, “ What do you prefer, traveling solo ...

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