Wanderlust #8

A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.

– John Steinbeck

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How is this fair?

So United Airlines and Orbitz are trying to sue a lad from New York for setting up a website to help travellers find loop-holes and get cheaper plane tickets?

Seems a bit ridiculous to be fair! It’s like someone arresting the UK’s Martin Lewis for over-sharing!

Go check the story out on Alternet.

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University Travel

10 ways students can globe-trot for free!

Volunteer, become a farmer, or hitchhike your way across the world! The Telegraph features a number of ways to trek on a budget.

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Wanderlust #7

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

– Saint Augustine

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Wanderlust #6

Like all great travellers,

I have seen more than I remember,

and remember more than I have seen.

– Benjamin Disraeli

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Travelling on a Limited Budget

Travelers Today have posted a short piece on five creative ways to travel with a limited budget, so may be helpful for some tips!

I won’t lie, the one about ‘liquidating your assets’ is a struggle for me. I’m such an overpacker!

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Are you a solo tripper?

There are many lone trekkers out there that much prefer to travel solo than in a group; if you are one of these people then BudgetTravel.com has a piece that might interest you! Includes London, Lisbon and Hong Kong along with some gorgeous photographs!

35 Amazing-and easy-solo trips!

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Airport Thoughts

I was just scouring through Pinterest and came across this GIF with a link to a Buzzfeed list entitled “85 Thoughts Everyone Has At The Airport”

These kind of things always make me laugh more than they should! If you’re bored, or have a couple of minutes free, head over and check it out.

My personal favourites:

“Ugh, the flight crew gets to cut the security line.”
“They think they’re so cool just because they have uniforms and perfect little rolling suitcases.”
“You think you’re better than me just because you know how to fly a plane?”

85 Thoughts Everyone Has At The Airport. #Travel

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How to pack your life in a carry-on!

There are plenty of ways to save money while you’re travelling; scout for cheap accommodation, finding deals on flights and using comparison sites for insurance, but depending on the length of your trip, one of the best ways to save yourself some cash is to avoid the excess baggage costs. Continue reading

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Wanderlust #5

Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers.

The mind can never break off from the journey.

– Pat Conroy

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