TEFL Certification Costs in Thailand
Find out how much it costs to get TEFL certified in Thailand and see living expenses for Chiang Mai.
Travel for Free with Organic Farm Work
Volunteering on organic farms (WWOOF) can save a lot of money while you travel!
Free Tibet – The Real Story
Do you know the real story of Tibet? Learn the truth about their dying culture.
Perhentian Kecil in Malaysia
Use this travel guide to Malaysia's Perhentian Kecil to get the most out of the island!
India Travel Tips
India is a crazy place! These travel tips will help make your backpacking trip more enjoyable. Photo by Adam Shane.
Tips for first time backpackers traveling in Thailand. Read how to not look like an idiot tourist!
To go solo or travel with someone? Traveling alone makes a huge difference in your trip.
Backpacking Packing List
What to pack on your big backpacking trip? Packing too heavy will change your entire experience - keep it light!
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Featured articlesTEFL Certification Costs in Thailand
Exact expenses for living and getting TEFL certified in ThailandTravel for Free with Organic Farm Work
Volunteering on organic farms as you travel. – by Amberly YoungGoing Solo as a Female
Great advice for women heading out alone. – By Amberly YoungFree Tibet – The Real Story
On-the-ground research with refugees in India reveals the true story of Tibet.The End of Vang Vieng Tubing?
See the inside story as authorities crack down on the tubing scene in Vang Vieng, Laos.Read more Backpacking articles
Backpacking AdviceChoosing the Best Travel Backpack
Use this size chart and expert advice for choosing the best backpack.How to Carry Money While Traveling
Get help deciding between cash, cards, and travelers checks.How to travel responsibly
Responsible travel is easy and ensures that the doors will be left open for future travelers!Calling Home While Traveling
Calling home while on the road can be expensive if you don’t do it right – use Skype!10 Tips for Keeping Your Backpack Safe
10 ways to keep your backpack safe from thieves while traveling.See more backpacking travel advice