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How Much It Costs To Travel In Syria

Derek Syria, Travel Costs 83 Comments

Now that I’ve been here for just under a month, I have a decent grasp on how much it costs to travel in Syria. And to be honest, this is a country that offers a quality adventure no matter how much money you’re interested in spending. On the budget end of the spectrum, it’s quite possible to travel in Syria …

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How Much Money Do You Need To Start A Life Of Travel?

Derek Popular, Travel Costs, Travel Tips & Advice 308 Comments

A desire to explore the world is hard to ignore, and for many travelers, as soon as that desire became too strong to be ignored, they simply packed up their backpack or suitcase and took off into the unknown. However, along with that strong desire to travel, there is something else that is needed in order to actually make it …

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How To Rent An Expensive Apartment For A Budget Price When Traveling

Derek "How To" Travel Guides, Travel Costs, Travel Tips & Advice 108 Comments

After writing my “Living Abroad for Less than $1000 per Month” post a few weeks ago, I received all sorts of interesting emails from readers. I honestly had a great time answering them and I stayed up until 3am a few nights in a row trying to respond as quickly as I possibly could! Through all of those emails, I …

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From Worthless Bum to Long-Jump Champion

Derek Perspectives 23 Comments

“my head may explode if i see one more list post with ‘make a plan’ as one of the steps” @rulesoptional (take a look, you won’t be disappointed www.RulesOptional.com) As you may have determined by now, I’m not particularly fond of the word “PLAN”. P-L-A-N I’m an anti-plan kind of guy. Plans restrict me and truthfully, I don’t like being …

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The Currency of Pad Thai

Derek Travel Costs, Travel Tips & Advice 71 Comments

I just can’t stop thinking about pad thai. Lovingly tossed rice noodles, mixed with fish sauce, tofu, vegetables, egg and chicken (or shrimp) and topped with a sprinkling of chili powder, bean sprouts, ground peanuts and freshly squeezed lime juice. It is hands-down the most splendid dish on the planet. However, even though I love to eat these noodles as …

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