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France: Disposable Mobile Phones Are Here

This just in. Disposable mobile phone are now for sale in France. They cost about 15 euros and are looking very attractive due to the fact that there is no contract!  You can see a video clip of the new disposable phone in France, here.   If you’re traveling through France and get a chance to pick... Read More »

I’m Getting These for the Next Time I Backpack Europe

I just saw these little gems online. Can you imagine how fun it would be to strap these babys on with a 35 pound backpack? You’d get to where you want to go a lot faster and see things from a different perspective like this couple in Italy. As seen in a German commercial: But... Read More »

Italy- The Worst Place On Earth?

The other day, a member on our world famous backpacking message boards, posted his thoughts and feeling of one of the worlds most popular travel destinations- Italy. This post was sure to be controversial and get responses as he shared his opinion on what he called “Shitalia: The Worst Place on Earth.” Read the scathing... Read More »

Video: Randy Pausch Last Lecture- Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

In honor of the late Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch, who recently passed away due to terminal cancer, I thought that I would share his “Last Lecture Speech” about living your childhood dreams. Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals. I... Read More »

Video: Farmer Builds Redneck Stonehenge in the USA!

Been wanting to head to England to see the famous Stonehenge? Well now you can head to UTAH to see a copycat of Stonehenge- Redneck... Read More »

Backpacker Loses 40 lbs. Backpacking Europe!

Thought that I would throw in a little bit of an appetizer before you go on to the meat and potatoes of this post. My first trip to Europe was for 4 weeks with a 30 lb+ backpack. I walked like there’s no tomorrow and enjoyed this kind of forced natural exercise and to my... Read More »

Films that Inspire You Travel

If you’re planning on hitting the road to satisfy your wander lust, you’ve most likely got your radar on to any and all things around you that will keep you pumped and inspired to stay focus on your travel goals. Aside from surfing the ocean of travel related internet sites and the countless updated versions... Read More »

Video: Tapas in Spain

Tapas in general is just a little tasty snack that you can get at any bar or cafe in Spain. Tapas can be anything. From a little plate of olive, nuts, chips, or cheese to little slices of bread topped off with something creative that the bartender or chef cooked up. You normally get a... Read More »

Video: Introduction to Hostels

Here’s a simple video tour of a hostel in Prague. It’s a good introduction for those who do not have any experience in staying at hostels.    Book hostels all over Europe with no booking fees- click here. Filmed by HunterinEurope (see Youtube) who is backpacking Europe for 11 weeks this... Read More »

Video: Americans Watching Full Eclipse in Siberia

This is crazy footage of some Americans watching and filming the Siberian RARE total eclipse. You can see daylight literally turned into pitch black in a few seconds! It’s absolutely wild! Did you get to experience this rare total eclipse... Read More »

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