Traveling With A Guitar: Europe

I’ve decided to make a few entries in each corner of the world I visit to address a question that I pondered frequently before leaving home to travel for the first time. What the hell am I doing to do with … Continued

Do You Need To Know a Foreign Language for International Travel?

  Do you need to know a foreign language when traveling internationally? This is a question that plagued my mind for months leading up to my first trip overseas. I knew virtually nothing in Spanish, French, German or Italian other than … Continued

Extreme Budget Travel In Europe

Extreme budget travel. It’s just what it sounds like. It’s definitely not for everyone, or even most people for that matter. Before you decide to set out to travel as a true vagabond, know what you’re getting yourself into. You’ll be sleeping … Continued

Hitchhiking and Train-Hopping Madness

   Editor’s Note: If you’re not familiar with the “Artists Abroad Story” you should read it before checking out this article.   I am writing you from the small town of Deiva Marina, Italy, where we have been (get ready … Continued

Free Inner-City Transportation In Europe

    This tip comes to you by way of innocent-accident-turned-purposeful-deviance. I noticed people getting on and off of the buses in Geneva without paying anything, just walking on and sitting down. So I thought- hey, free buses! I’d used … Continued

Hitchhiking in Europe: My Interesting Story, and What You Should/Shouldn't Do

    This travel tip / story comes to you from the “Artists Abroad Trip” of summer ’13. I was traveling with two friends–Aaron and Corey–on an extremely budgeted trip around the world.   Just the thought of hitchhiking can … Continued

Begur Beaches: Paradise in Spain

  So you’ve checked out Barcelona, and the famous Barcelonetta Beach, seen the Gothic Castle and all the other awesome sights the city has to offer, but you want some time away from the hustle-and-bustle of it all. We were … Continued

The Key To Happiness: Being An Optimist In Any Situation

    I’m naturally a very happy person. When I say “naturally,” I suppose it’s not 100% true, but it feels natural. It’s just the way I think about things in general whether it’s handling bad news or dealing with stress. (Although … Continued

Keep Yourself and Your Fellow Ramblers Happy: A Guide to Road Trips

      As most people who know me are aware, I’ve done more than my fair share of rambling across the United States from coast to coast, sometimes for months living in tents or vehicles. I’ve been pissed off … Continued

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