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Railroad tracks and scenic view

USA Travel by Train: Is it Worth It?

Traveling the country is often considered to be a road trip in a car, but travel by train can allow for a different kind of enjoyment seeing the vast spaces and places of the continental US.

Unlocked bicycle waiting to be stolen

How to Prevent Bicycle Theft in 4 Steps

More and more people are now opting to ride their bikes. If you are a new rider, you may be wondering how to keep your bicycle safe. Here are four easy ways to prevent bicycle theft.

Venice Canal Historic District, Italy.

A Checklist of What to Do Before Your European Tour

Europe is a large continent with many different countries and cultures to explore and experience. This is what makes it a very enticing travel destination for many vacationers. However, before you jump on a plane, it is important to ensure you are prepared with a checklist of your essentials before traveling. Tickets When you are

A packing list from a bicycle tour guide in 1897. See the article to read the complete list.

A bicycle touring packing list from 1897

Times have changed! Both culture and technology. How many of these items from the Victorian era would you include on your cycle touring packing list?

Scott's bike with colorful panniers leaning against a yellow fence in a snowy field.

How do you plan for the weather?

Weather and Climate: The Second Most Important Factor While Traveling I love Louis Armstrong’s version of “Nothing But Blue Skies.” If only the weather could always be as Louis describes it. Obviously, the reality is that during my bicycle adventure around the world I will be baked, soaked and frozen. I accept this as a

The world is your oyster. By Slavman. A woman holding a globe and dreaming of traveling the world.

Staying safe in an ever-changing world

By Cindy Trillo Location: The World How to be safe when exploring an ever-changing world For thirty years there’s been a progressive breaking down of borders and today, there are zero borders Americans cannot cross – in principle, anyway. There are obviously a few notable caveats to this rule and places that are tougher to

Best packing list advice for bicycle tourers

The best packing list advice for bicycle tourers

I don’t mean to scare people, but it’s important to know that bicycle touring can be life-threatening if you don’t have the proper supplies. Scott shares his packing list and advice from years of experience traveling.

My Best Bikepacking Tips and Experiences

After 59 Countries, It’s Time to Share My Best Bikepacking Tips and Experiences

This article originally appeared as a part of a series by famous bikepackers on Mightygoods.com. Below Mads interviews Scott about his packing list for his trip around the world on a bicycle. “If I could do anything, what would I do?”. That was the question Scott Stoll asked himself and which lead him on a quest for

San Jose, Puerto Rico Hotel

Living like a local to improve your Spanish

Travel Tips for Full Immersion Language Learning Editor’s Note: Adventure and exploration can mean many things like learning a new language; and, learning the basics of a new language is an essential tool for any world traveler. I can testify that the best way to learn a language is the full immersion method. But it

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