Archive for August, 2009

A drop in the bucket (list)

A drop in the bucket (list)

| August 31, 2009 | 15 Comments

Kathryn and I are ready to commit the error of catalogues and lists and have begun to compile a ‘bucket list’ of sorts. This is of course, without forgetting the Lennon maxim that life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.

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Best of Two Go RTW: August 2009

Best of Two Go RTW: August 2009

| August 30, 2009 | 1 Comment

Looking for something great to read? Check out our ‘Best of the Month’ for August! In it we feature our fabulous five: our five most-read posts, our five busiest comment contributors, and our five top referring sites.

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What We’re Reading: August 28, 2009

What We’re Reading: August 28, 2009

| August 28, 2009 | 5 Comments

Each friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read.

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Travelling Safely: Before You Go

Travelling Safely: Before You Go

| August 27, 2009 | 9 Comments

A long-term trip abroad is always an adventure—only one thing is for sure, it will be full of surprises! A little advance planning, however, will improve the chances that all those surprises are pleasant ones.

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Travelling Safely: Antidotes to Fear

Travelling Safely: Antidotes to Fear

| August 25, 2009 | 18 Comments

Random crime and crime that targets travellers and tourists isn’t going away, but neither is it increasing. Does a flurry of high profile crimes targeting or involving backpackers put travellers in greater danger?

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Declutter: All We Need To Be Happy Fits in a Backpack

Declutter: All We Need To Be Happy Fits in a Backpack

| August 10, 2009 | 16 Comments

We’re attempting to jettison the ballast from our lives now, so that we can fly with light luggage later. It follows that we’ve picked up a few tips along the way—from a number of ‘decluttering’ gurus.

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Canadians Bid Goodbye to Truly Global Chequing Account

Canadians Bid Goodbye to Truly Global Chequing Account

| August 6, 2009 | 5 Comments

Bad news for Canadian independent travelers—Citizens Bank has just announced it is exiting the retail banking business.

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