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Backpacking Europe Finances: Apply for McDonalds Jobs

Backpacking Europe Finances: Apply for McDonalds JobsMaking enough money to finance your backpacking trip to Europe can be quite a daunting task.The first $1,000 you save is always a doozy. It’s the hardest money saving psychological barrier to cross, especially if you have always been bad at managing your... Read More »

Three Backpackers from Texas Denied Entry to Ireland

Three Backpackers from Texas Denied Entry to IrelandThis is pretty strange because it’s not normal that Ireland denies entry to American travelers. One of their customs agents must have had a serious grudge against America or and American citizen to create such a stir. Irish police are investigating... Read More »

Backpacking Europe: Backpacking Packing List

Packing is obviously something that all backpackers heading to Europe or anywhere else in the world will have to do with care and diligence. I ran across a post from a member of our world famous backpacking community simply named “Traveler.” It was a brilliant first post of his and addresses a lot of tips... 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 »

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 »

How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (2 of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (2 of 5) 2. Specificity Be specific. The reason most people fail at achieving their goals is because they are not specific enough. This is a surefire method to keep yourself floating in dreamland forever. Saying, “I... Read More »

How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (1 of 5)

TravelPUNK.com’s exclusive series- “How to Bring Your Travel Dreams to Reality. 5 Steps to Get in the Game (1 of 5)” Step 1. START WITH PLAN It’s important to just get out there and do it. That’s the kind of mentality that you need to really accomplish any goals you have. There are two kinds... Read More »

Backpacking Europe: The People You Meet

Originally posted by : Lizz Photo Credit: Aliza Scharf, UMBC The people you meet while travelling have just as much place in your memory as the things/sites you see.So…who is the weirdest/most unique/craziest/interpret this how you want person you met on your travels? When I was in Odesa, they at the hostel told me about... Read More »

12 Things You Need To Do Before Backpacking Europe: Travel Insurance (Part 12)

This is a 12 part series on Backpacking Europe for all you aspiring & seasoned backpackers and student travelers. 12. Travel Insurance. Imagine traveling overseas and go reach for your passport and realize that it is missing. In reality, it was most likely stolen. This happens to thousands of travelers each and every year. Or,... Read More »

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