Travel News and Deals – August 25, 2009 – How To Travel For Free, Walking to China…From Germany, Dealing With Lost Luggage, Jet Lag

by brian on August 25, 2009


Travel news and deals of interest to YOU from around the Web compiled and edited by NoDebtWorldTravel.com:
If you know any great travel stories or tips we all should read, please send it to me and I will put an acknowledgment of your contribution in the posting.

12 Ways To Travel The World For Free

I know the title caught your attention. Maybe not completely free but you can definitely keep your costs down with some of the methods used.

From loyal reader Meredith – Thanks!
Fun and practical ways to eat in Europe. In Italy I used to get fresh bread and roasted chicken for a few euros from the supermarket. In Paris it was cheese, French bread and sliced meats. Fantastic. Here are some of my pics from the Mercat de La Boqueria in Barcelona right off of Las Ramblas. Love how the colors pop in the pictures, really fresh.

 Travel News and Deals   August 25, 2009   How To Travel For Free, Walking to China...From Germany, Dealing With Lost Luggage, Jet Lag
 Travel News and Deals   August 25, 2009   How To Travel For Free, Walking to China...From Germany, Dealing With Lost Luggage, Jet Lag
 Travel News and Deals   August 25, 2009   How To Travel For Free, Walking to China...From Germany, Dealing With Lost Luggage, Jet Lag
 Travel News and Deals   August 25, 2009   How To Travel For Free, Walking to China...From Germany, Dealing With Lost Luggage, Jet Lag
Hostelworld Travel Story Competition

Need some cash. Submit your story and you can win 500 euros.

How I Worked a Full-Time Job While Roadtripping the U.S.

Want to hit the road and earn a living? You can, just have to get yourself a setup to do it. Read my previous NuNomad post from a few weeks back to see how it can be done.

WALKING from Germany to China: Travel Video
One guy tried to WALK from Germany to China. See what happens to him in a 5 minute, 19 second video.

Japan Video Packing Into Trains

Fun video that shows how they pack them in in Tokyo during rush hour. Can you imagine them doing this in London, or Paris or New York? It just would not fly. The Japanese are unfailingly polite…

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Tips for Foreigners (Gaijin) Traveling To Japan

Japan, one of my favorite places. Read this article with my account of my time in Toyko and you’ll be already for it.

World’s Least Expensive Cities

Unfortunately, least expensive does not translate to ‘safest’. Notice the item to consult the travel advisories before you visit some of the countries listed.

More Jet Lag Strategies from Experienced Travelers

As opposed to suffering, learn from those who are more experienced. The body readjusts after a few days, but people have more severe symptoms like headaches.

5 Secrets For Avoiding Sky High Cell Phone Bills on the Road

I highly recommend using Skype whether with your own laptop/netbook or in an Internet cafe on the road. If your phone is souped enough you can run Skype on your phone. The price is high but this is the phone I use. Be sure the phone is unlocked, meaning you can use it anywhere. That last sentence is for the Americans, most of the world already understands the concept of an unlocked phone.

How To Deal With Lost Luggage

Did I ever tell you about the time I traveled to Ghana with 120 people … and the luggage didn’t show up until 4 DAYS LATER!
The MAJOR lesson learned: Ideally, you should only have carry-on luggage. That would solve a lot of problems. But if you need a big piece of luggage, have a change of clothes in your carry-on.

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