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Backpackers Guide to Central Europe

Budget backpacking isn’t just about South East Asia or South America. Those looking a little closer to home can get their culture fix and pit their wits in some challenging environments, while also enjoying some of the most stunning scenery anywhere in the world. Central Europe has been a favourite amongst backpackers for a number of years due to good value accommodation, cheap cost of living and some very diverse cultures.

5 Travel Deals / Trends We Want More of in 2012

Looking back at some of the travel deals we got in 2011, there were some big standouts – like the remote cabin we scored in Alaska for about $50 a night.

Below, we’re highlighing five deals (okay, 3 deals and 2 trends) that really rocked our world. We want to see more things like this in 2012.

Cabo Polonio, Uruguay

Want a place where you can literally get away from it all? Here is the spot for you, because this little beach village has no electricity. It was one of my favorite little spots I discovered on my RTW trip and I spend about four glorious days there, totally off the grid. Literally.

Angkor Wat Photo Essay

Angkor is one of the best places to take photos anywhere in the world. It is literally almost impossible to take a bad photo there and here are some of the best ones I took during two trips that I had there this last fall. It is one of my favorite places in the world.

New 7 Wonders Scam

The New 7 Wonders of the World is one of the biggest scam operations going on in travel today. This post is the result of me pulling every bit of information I could find out about it anywhere on the web. Suffice to say that it is must reading.

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