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Destinations to South America

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We’re pretty hardcore travellers here: there’s no part of the world we are willing to miss. But even we were impressed with all the places YOU went in 2015. We saw it, in your Instagram posts, your tweets, and your videos. You travelled to some of the most beautiful places, the most off-the-beaten-track places, and [ … ]

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2016’s Travel Bucket List

With so many countries to visit, narrowing down your list can be a chore. That’s why we’re here to help you figure out your 2016 Travel Bucket List! Europe Where you’re going to go: Belgium/Netherlands/Germany/Austria/Italy/Switzerland/France How you’re going to get there: Contiki’s European Magic Trip Where else would you get to experience 7 countries in [ … ]

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5 Destinations to Dream About (during awkward family dinners)

It’s that time of year again! Family time can be great, but sometimes you need a mental break from the annual question session on just about everything in your life. So, this year, instead of getting overwhelmed when your parents ask (again) why you aren’t a doctor, you can zone out and pretend you’re in [ … ]

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A Trip Around the World: Preparing

So, you’ve decided you want to (literally) see the world. From the penguins of Antarctica to the Inca ruins of Peru and the foodie treats of Europe, there’s no part of this great planet that you’re willing to miss. Awesome! It’s going to take effort and dedication (and a lot of saving), but if you [ … ]

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“Untranslatable” Expressions

If you’ve been travelling long enough, chances are you’ve picked up how to say a few crucial phrases in at least one other language. It comes in handy to know “Dov’è il bagno?”, or “Was kostet das?”, or understand that when someone asks you to turn on the “custard and jelly” in London, they’re not [ … ]

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Sweet Treats Around the World

What do you associate with Thanksgiving? For some of us, it’s the train ride home. Others, the relatives we rarely get to see. In our opinion, one of the BIG universals is pumpkin pie. What would a Thanksgiving dinner be without that wonderful, kind of weird mix of fruit (we Googled – pumpkin IS a [ … ]

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How do you see the world?

It’s no secret that we love travel. We’re pretty much obsessed with it. But the one thing we love even more than travelling ourselves…is seeing all the AMAZING adventures we’ve helped you take! And we wanted to find some way to showcase all those amazing stories and adventures, to inspire even more people to see [ … ]

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The top 4 reasons YOU need your ISIC (and one bonus for non-students!)

1) Amazing travel deals One of the best ways to see the world is with a small group trip, like those offered by Contiki or G Adventures. We also know that, between tuition, rent, food, and other day-to-day expenses, it can be hard to save for one of these great trips. That’s why we offer [ … ]

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Long term travel / short term moves

Even though January technically marks the start of the year, many of us will always see September as the beginning of the year. Maybe you’re moving to take an international job, moving for a semester or two abroad, or taking on a backpacking adventure. Whatever the case, these tips will help you out for your [ … ]

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