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Can’t Make it to Siberia to See the Rare Total Solar Eclipse?

If you won’t be in Novosibirsk, Russia, to view the rare total eclipse tomorrow (Aug. 1st), you’re in luck! NovosibirskGuide.com will be broadcasting the eclipse via Internet. They will be planning to install two webcams: one that will look exactly on the sun through special telephoto device, and the other will broadcast a city’s center... Read More »

Backpacking Moscow? Get FREE Accommodations for…

If you’re backpacking to Moscow anytime soon, a member of our community, Lizz, has posted details about how you can get free accommodations at a nunnery for the price of 60 minutes of “helping around.” There are a few simple rules that you must abide by, but they are nominal compared to what you’re getting... Read More »

Backpacking Europe for the First Time or Backpacking Solo? Got Goosebumps?

I saw these videos the other day and they reminded me of when I went backpacking Europe solo for the first time. I was not only scared, but petrified as I had never been out of the country on my own before. Listening to the guy at the end of the second video talk about... Read More »

How To Bring Your Travel Dreams To Reality. 5 Steps To Get In The Game (5 Of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (5 of 5) 5. Save your money. Okay, the topic that you’ve all been dreading- Money. This is the one thing that holds most people back from traveling. In fact, we took a poll a few months... Read More »

What Food Do You Miss While Backpacking?

When you’re traveling overseas and you’ve been chowin’ down on foreign foods for some time, you’re bound to start getting the munchies for some familiar foods from your homeland. For, me, believe it or not, it was Top Ramen. Living in Madrid for over a year, I started craving for some ramen noodles. El Corte... Read More »

A Map For Saturday

For about a year, we’ve had a community discussion on the documentary A Map For Saturday, a documentary that follows Brook Silva-Braga on a round the world backpacking trip. For anyone thinking about going on their first backpacking trip, or for anyone that’s planning on doing it again, this film is bound to light a... Read More »

How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (4 of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (4 of 5) 4. Visualization Visualization is perhaps the single most important ingredient for success on any level. There’s an old saying that goes “If you don’t know where you’re going, then any road will take you... Read More »

Saving Money for Traveling

A current topic on our forums lists some good tips on saving money for traveling. This is a key area that stops most people from converting from “dreamer” to “traveler.” One of our TravelPUNK members, PhilBill, posted his list of “10 Simple living Tips to Help You Live Your Dreams” which will help all of... Read More »

Too Young to Travel or Backpack Europe?

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How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (3 of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (3 of 5) 3. Research intensely. Your mind is one of the most powerful things in the universe. It can make you do anything you want, if you train it to. If you truly believe that you... Read More »

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