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How do we travel? What do we take with us, how do we find where to stay and how do we get from place to place? Check out our travel advice and learn the tips and tricks we've developed after traveling through Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia.

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    32 Safest Cities for First-Time Travelers

    What are the best safe cities and safe destinations for first-time travelers? If you're traveling on your own for the first time, check out this list of easy safe cities to travel to.

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    Long Distance Relationship Advice

    Looking for ways to survive long distance relationships while traveling? Whether you're traveling as a digital nomad or studying abroad, use these tips to make your long distance relationship last.

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    10 Best (And Worst) Destinations for Gluten Free Travel

    Is it easy to find gluten free places to eat when you travel? We have a list of some of the best and worst countries for celiacs and eating gluten-free food.

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    17 Adventurous Travel Destination Ideas

    If you're like us, you're looking for the best new and alternative travel destinations for experienced and seasoned travelers. See our list of where to travel in 2020 for travelers who seek a challenge.

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    15 Travel Destinations Where You Can Avoid Tourists

    Avoid overtourism by traveling to alternative destinations and find destinations where you can avoid tourists and crowds. Find off-the-beaten-path travel destination ideas, check out these destinations with few tourists.

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    Tips and Tricks for Minimalist Packing and Planning

    How can you start minimalist travel planning and prepping? Here, we teach you our tips and tricks to pack like a minimalist, bring less stuff and choose versatile travel products.

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    19 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

    Learn how to travel more sustainably! We’re conserving resources and traveling healthier with our favorite eco-friendly products and sustainable travel tips.

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    17 Destinations for Backpacking on a Budget in 2020

    We list our favorite budget travel destinations that don’t break the bank. Check out these budget-friendly travel ideas for your next backpacking trip this summer.

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    Things to Know Before Planning a Trip as a Couple

    How do you know if you're ready to travel as a couple? Our best tips for taking your first trip with your partner include being flexible, compromising and being prepared.

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    How to Stay Healthy as a Digital Nomad

    Our best health tips for long-term travel as digital nomads will help you stay fit, making healthy choices about food while traveling and help you get the right amount of sleep.

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    17 Brilliant Travel Budget Hacks From the @Halfhalftravel Community

    Hacks for vacation spending, tips for saving while traveling and the best ideas for budgeting, expenses and credit cards - our community tells all, based on travel adventures!

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    Foreign Currency Tips and Tricks Before Traveling Abroad

    After many years of travel, I’ve figured out how to handle credit cards while traveling, avoid foreign transaction fees, get local currency and determine whether or not I should bring cash from home.

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    73 Resources for Travelers and Digital Nomads

    Here are some new ideas for the best and most useful websites, apps, tools and services that make your life easier during travel. Our top travel apps are subscriptions, free services and crowd-sourced data apps that provide cool travel hacks.

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    The Best Cities for Working Remotely and Traveling

    Where are the best places to work remotely in 2020? The following list will help with how to find good cities for working remotely in the new year.

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    16 Ways to Actually Save Money While Traveling

    Here are our proven best ways to save money while traveling long-term. When traveling on a budget, there are lots of ways to make your money last longer.

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    7 Winter Vacation Ideas to Escape the Cold

    The best places to travel this winter that we’ve listed all have ideal weather for escaping northern cold winters, longer days and dry seasons. Let’s heat up with these favorite winter vacation destinations to get some winter sun!

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    Everything You Should Know Before Taking a Long-Term Trip

    Preparing for a long-term trip can involve a lot of steps and logistics. There is a lot of packing, planning and coordinating live events. We've traveled long-term several times and want to share everything we know about preparing for a long-term trip.

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    How to Learn Languages and Helpful Phrases for Traveling

    Did you ever realize that traveling gets a little bit easier when you know a few words in the language of the country where you're going? We've created a list for a few surprise ways to learn languages based on what works best for us.

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    Booking.com vs Airbnb vs Hostelworld

    Travel accommodations are often a challenge to book. How can you choose a place to stay in a new city? We talk about our favorite ways to book where to stay.

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    How to Travel Solo

    Traveling solo is one of the best things you can do for yourself if you want to test your limits, make your own decisions and be independent. Are you ready to travel alone? Here are a few things to think about!

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    How to Get Visas for International Travel

    How do you know if you need a visa to travel to another country? Getting visas can be one of the challenges of international travel. Our how-to guide will show you a few steps to determine if you need a visa for your trip.