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In my second travel apps guide, I wrote about Triposo, Talkatone, and the Nikon app companion.  While Talkatone is no longer relevant due to Google Voice policy changes, the other two are both still highly recommended....

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Dan’s Luggage

March 15, 2014

I am carrying an Osprey Meridian 22 carry-on backpack.     These backpacks are officially called convertible-wheeled luggage, and they are actually two bags in one.  The main part of the bag can either be rolled, or worn...

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Travel Apps We Love: Part 2

November 30, 2013

In my first iPhone travel apps guide, I wrote about Maps with Me Pro and Trail Wallet, both of which I still recommend and use daily.  I also mentioned TripAdvisor City Guides, which I use...

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This long-overdue guide explains how we made our dreams of long-term travel come true. The process is different for everyone, so I’m not saying this is what YOU should do, but this is what we...

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One of the most common questions I get asked is “How did you save so much money for this trip?“.  I wish there was a perfect answer to the question, but the truth is that...

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2014 is right around the corner, and travel addicts everywhere are beginning to plan out where they are going to explore in the new year.  When Alissa and I were 9 to 5’ers in the...

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I still remember the first thing Alissa and I did after we purchased our plane tickets for our first big international trip to the Philippines in 2008.  We went to the local bookstore and bought...

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Here we are in Thailand, and instead of exploring temples and street food, we’ve spent 6 hours flight hacking (check out Dan’s guide, if you’re curious on his method).  The result is a slightly updated...

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Travel Apps We Love

February 7, 2013

MapsWithMe Pro An offline map app.  Amazing. With MapsWithMe free edition you can download full maps for any country in the world and navigate new areas down to the street level in the same way...

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A popular question we’re asked when telling others about our trip and itinerary is, “Where do you even start planning?!”  Well, like most travels, I started by googling.  Here is a list of sites I...

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