A Backpacker's Tale

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Stephen Schreck

Welcome! I’m Stephen Schreck (pronounced like Shrek) But don’t worry I’m not green! 

Travel changed my life. It opened my eyes, knocked down doors, and reshaped my life. 

And while the travel is still a passion, my biggest passion is to help others achieve their travel goals and dreams.

And have the same life changing experience I did! 

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-Paulo Coelho

"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it's lethal”

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Heading to Europe Soon?

Don’t worry! I got you covered with everything from budgets, tips, tricks, and guides. You’ll learn everything from budget airlines, to tips on how to travel Europe cheaply. 

So enjoy, and look below to find the web’s best advice on backpacking Europe, garnered from years of traveling across Europe.  

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Get ready to Discover Asia!

I’ve spent years traveling across Asia, and it’s become one of my favorite regions of the world.

To travel to Asia is to enter another world. A world full of great food, welcoming locals, golden temples, and epic parties. 

So enjoy, and look below to find the web’s best advice on backpacking Asia.  

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Go Around

A Step by Step Guide to Planning a Trip Around the World

Go Around is full of actionable advice to help you plan, save for, and execute an around the world trip (RTW).

It covers the saving strategies I used to save $30,000 in a year and a half for my first RTW. As well as go in depth into planning budgets, Itineraries, focusing, and what to expect when traveling.  

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