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Michael Huxley
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Founder and editor of Bemused Backpacker, author, novelist and freelance travel writer.
Founder and editor of Bemused Backpacker, author, novelist and freelance travel writer.

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So many people ask me every single day about meeting people when traveling or the fear of being lonely just because they are travelling solo, well here's a post to put all your fears at rest and tell you all that it is easy to make friends and meet people when travelling solo. Here's how.

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Getting the occasional bump, scrape or sprain is an inevitable part of having an awesome round the world adventure, so get these essential first aid tips before you set off. You never know when they'll come in handy!

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People who dream of travelling the world but don't follow through with those ambitions often make so many excuses as to exactly why they can't travel. Here are the top 10 reasons they are all absolute bull**!

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Travel vaccinations are an essential part of world travel, but they are also a source of a lot of confusion. Get everything you need to know about travel vaccinations right here with this in depth guide from a qualified nurse. #travelhealth #vaccination

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Planning a trip to Israel any time soon? Here is what you need to know about getting through the infamous airport security.

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The top 10 safety tips by experts for every independent solo female traveller out there.

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The media is rife with tales of backpackers coming to a sticky and untimely end on their gap years, salivating over details of all the monsters that lurk in the shadows the second you get off that plane. Listen to these expert tips instead of the media hype and learn how not to get murdered, killed, kidnapped or even worse on your once in a lifetime backpacking trip. 

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Travelling with carry on only is an absolute life saver when you are heading off on a trip, making getting through the airports a hell of a lot easier and saving you from the compacted spinal pain from the dreaded backpackers hump later in life, to name just a couple of benefits. But packing a carry on pack is a fine art that not everyone gets right; let me show you how I do it.

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Jerusalem, the heart of the Holy Land, focal point for three of the worlds largest and most dominant religions and one of the most fought over and disputed lands in recorded history. There is so much to see and do in Jerusalem it is almost impossible to narrow it down, but here are 10 of the absolute highlights you can’t miss on your visit to this enigmatic city.

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United Airlines has just introduced a new basic economy ticket, which strips away the already bare bone ‘luxuries’ of economy class travel completely, including the use of the overhead bin. This is just another landmark in a worrying race to the bottom for all airlines and it signals a lot of problems ahead for all travellers.

#unitedairlines #basiceconomy
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