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Around The World On $2

by Roy on September 11, 2009

Who says it takes a lot of money to travel? Keiichi Iwasaki has spent the last eight years travelling. In that time he has managed to cycle across half the world, yet he set out with the equivalent of US$2 (…)

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Content for Successful Travel Blogs

by Roy on July 2, 2009

What constitutes a good travel blog? How much information should be included? Which topics do people like to read? Do you read for information, enjoyment, curiosity or something else? I have recently started thinking about developing a structure for blog (…)

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Planning Is Overrated

by Roy on June 8, 2009

I recently read a good article about planning, written by Leo Woodland over on crazyguyonabike. I especially like this quote, taken from a conversation the author had with a friend of his: ‘You know what I realised?’ he said with (…)

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Plod Forever

by Roy on May 21, 2009

“Plod forever, but never believe you are going to get there.” Those are the words that Sir Ranulph Fiennes used to motivate himself on his third attempt to climb Everest. At the age of 65 he shows us all that (…)

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The Cost of Travel

by Roy on May 20, 2009

“I’d love to travel, but I just don’t have the money.” Have you ever heard anyone saying anything along these lines? Maybe you’ve even said it yourself. Whenever I hear something like this I am reminded of a common misconception (…)

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