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Travel Questions and Answers:

General Travel Questions-

How to Start Traveling?– Question from Luis from Argentina who is just looking to begin traveling outside of his home town.

Quit School and Travel– The decision to quit university and travel? I say travel, you will learn more.

Travel is not Dangerous
– Fear should not hold you back from traveling the world.

Do you really want to live in the mountains?
– Discussion on withdrawing from society and saving the world.

Travel and Shyness
– Are there certain character or personality traits that are good for travel?

Wanderlust Cannot Fail- Europe Difficult for Vagabond
– Encouragement to a wandering minstrel in doubt.

Fear Not Traveling, Not Travel- Advice on traveling the world.

Loneliness and Travel

Questions about travel writing, website construction, and traveling with a computer-

Blogging about travel preparation
– On why it is just as important to write about preparing and saving up money for traveling as it is about travel itself.

Advertisements and Donations for Blogs and Websites
– Offer from Motorcycle Bob of a donation to Vagabond Journey and a discussion of advertisements on blogs and websites.

Problems with Asus Eee PC
– Question from Craig of
Travelvice.com about whether I have had any problems with the Asus Eee PC. I haven’t.

International Voltage and Plugs for Laptop
– How to charge a laptop computer while traveling.

How to Make Money from a Travel Website
– Tips on how to monetize a travel website.

Internet Access in Third World Countries

Questions about working or volunteering while traveling-

Travel Work Visas Question
– Jonathan asks a good question about working on the Road and if visas are usually needed.

Volunteering at a Tibetan Refugee School
– Question from Ke Wu about volunteering at the SOS Tibetan refugee school in Bylakuppe, India.

Archaeology Field School
– Question about how to enroll in an archaeology field school and fieldwork as a way to travel while making money to travel.

Archaeology Education and Work
– How to get into doing archaeology fieldwork while traveling to make money for travel.

Free Accommodation while Traveling
– How to trade websites for accommodation and travel very

How to Become an Archaeologist?
– Advice on how to get into professional archaeology fieldwork.

Encouragement to Travel
– Assurance that it is possible to find work while traveling.

How to Get Money to Travel
– How to fund international travels.

Work in Youth Hostels
– How to find employment in youth hostels in Europe.

World Travel for Citizens of India
– Ideas on how Indians can travel the world and find work.

Archaeology Fieldwork in USA– reader asks if September is a good time to try to find archaeology fieldwork in the USA.

How to find an English teaching job in Istanbul?

Archaeology fieldwork in Turkey

How to find work in Europe

Illegal Work in Italy

Working in Belgium without a work visa – Can you get in trouble for this?

WWOOFing in Europe – How should you plan to WWOOF and travel in Europe?

How to become a professional archaeologist? – Advice on how to travel the world as an archaeologist.

Travel Money-

Money for traveling, travel necessities?
– Question from Ben about what is needed to travel and how to make money.

Travel and Debit Cards- Should you use a debit card to withdraw travel funds?

Debit Card Loss and Replacement
– What to do if you need your debit card replaced while traveling.

Money for Travel Writing

Exchanging currency when traveling, how and when? – Tips on strategies for exchanging money when traveling.

Questions about Studying Abroad-

Global College Long Island University
– Is Global College worth the cost?

Global College Study Abroad Cost
– How can international students pay for Global College?

How to Finance Travels and Study Abroad
– How to study abroad.

Scholarship for Travel
– Where to travel for a scholarship?

Travel Scholarship Part 2
– Second part to the scholarship for travel conversation.

Travel Problems, Hassles, Road Blocks-

How to Avoid Onward Ticket Visa and Airline Requirements
– How to attempt to avoid proof of onward travel restrictions.

Travel Itinerary Questions-

How to get to Iraq from Turkey

Panama Travel Itinerary– Is this a good travel itinerary for Panama?

Travel Managua to San Jose- Travel by bus between Managua, Nicaragua and San Jose, Costa Rica, border crossing, and accommodation.

How to Get to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua from Costa Rica– Inquiry about traveling from Costa Rica to Nicaragua.

Travel time from San Jose to Rivas, Nicaragua

What to do in Panama?- Suggestions on how to travel through Panama.

Costa Rica Travel Advice

Good Places in Costa Rica

How to Travel Jordan to Egypt

Ferry from Aqaba to Egypt

Travel Amman to Tel Aviv

How to Travel from Damascus to Amman

Overland Travel – Egypt, Israel, Jordan

Travel by Car – Egypt to Jordan

Border Crossing/ Visa Questions-

How to get a Syrian visa at the border

How to get travel visas

Overstaying Visa in Germany

Panama Entry/ Exit Visa Stamp– Question about whether or not you receive a visa stamp when you enter/ exit Panama.

Travel Managua to San Jose- Travel by bus between
Managua, Nicaragua and San Jose, Costa Rica, border crossing, and accommodation.

Overstaying Visa in Europe– Question about violating the Schengen  agreement.

Overstaying Visa to Work in Italy

Travel by Car – Egypt to Jordan

Transit Visa to Jordan

How to prepare for immigration when traveling

Travel to UK/ Ireland after overstaying Schengen visa

Overstaying tourist visa in Italy – What are the risks?

Overstayed Schengen visa and lost passport – What should we do?

How to plan to overstay Schengen visa? – Another question about overstaying the Schengen visa.

Problems with Irish Immigration – Many travelers are having problems with Irish immigration.

Work in Belgium without visa – Should you take a job in Europe without a visa?

Travel Gear Questions-

What is a good backpack for travel?

What is a good camera for travel?

Bus Travel-

Bus from Costa Rica to Nicaragua
– Question about taking the bus from Costa Rica to Nicaragua.

Air Travel-

How to Find Cheap Flights
– Some tips on finding cheap flights.

Bicycle Travel-

How to travel by bicycle cheaply in Europe – some notes on how to travel across Europe by bicycle for under $2000

What is a good bicycle for travel? – Bicycle Luke gives his recommendations on what constitutes a good bicycle for long distance touring.

Tattoo Questions-

Tattoos in Hangzhou China
– Information about being tattooed in Hangzhou, China

Safe and Clean Tattoos in Hangzhou China
– Warning about being tattooed in Hangzhou based on personal experience.

Are Tattoos in China Sterile and Clean?
– Question about if Chinese tattoos are clean and sterile.

Travel Companion Questions-

Travel Friends Contact
– How I usually keep in touch with friends that I make while traveling.

Traveling with a Girlfriend
– Question from Ben about whether or not he should travel with his girlfriend.

Accommodation Questions

How to rent an apartment in Costa Rica

How to trade for free accommodation in France

Travel Skills

How to do Laundry when Traveling

Questions about Wade

Where I want to travel most
– Question about where I really want to travel.

My Early Travels– The beginnings of the Vagabond Journey story. Provoked by a question from Amanda.

What field of Anthropology are you interested in?

Interview with Wade on Travel Blogs.com
– An interview about traveling that I did for Travel Blogs.com

Other Questions-

Philippine Whale Hunters

Suggestions for a traveler charater for fictional story

Should I bring a knife to Israel?

Tobacco Pipes and Travel

Travel to Iraq for Blond Haired Blue Eyed Travelers – Will people mess with me?