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Below you Will discover some of the best post, tips, and guides on the blog.

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About me

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! learn more about me here.

Fun Faqs about me

  • Italy is my favorite country
  • I’ve spent an afternoon in the back of a russian cop car…wondering if I was about to spend jail time.
  • I’m newly married and currently moving to Sweden

more about me

101 Fun facts about me

-Paulo Coelho

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal”











Vietnam (Coming Soon)




40 Things to do in Dublin

500+ Bucket List Ideas

34 Unusual Things to do in Paris

55 Best Places to Visit in Ireland

41 Best Places to Visit in the United States

18 Day Trips from Paris


42 Best Islands in Greece

The Ultimate List of Day Trips from Dublin (NEW 2020)

102 Adventure Travel Quotes

300+ Life is Short Quotes

20 Best Islands in Croatia

Where to Stay in Rome


Airbnb Promo Codes: How to Save 100s! 

2020 Guide to Using Uber

New Uber Promo Codes

What is a Hostel

World Nomads Review

Complete List of Greek Islands

Skopje Macedonia Guide 2019

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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.  

The Complete Guide to Backpacking Europe

Breaking down the Cost of Backpacking Europe

How to Plan a Europe Itinerary

8 of the Cheapest way to Travel Around Europe

Busabout: An Honest and Total Review

5 Tips to Travel Europe Cheaply

Best Backpacks for Getting Around Europe

Most Beautiful Places to visit in Europe (Coming Soon)

Is Eurail Worth it?

Complete Guide to Budget Airlines in 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.  

Backpacking Asia: The Total List of Travel Tips

Travel Apps for China

2020 Guide to Thailand’s Full Moon Party

11 Things to Know Before Travel to Indonesia.

Cost of Living in Thailand

7 Cool Things to do in Tokyo

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Didn’t find what you where looking for?

No worries! Use the search bar below to dig deeper! Or check out the other travel blogs on the site.   

Europe Travel Blog

Italy Blog Post

Adventure Travel

Ireland Travel Blog

Thailand Travel Blog

Southeast Asia Blog

Central Asia Travel Blog

France Travel Blog

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Sometimes I write about things other than travel! (rarely, but it happens.) He are a couple post that focus on improving your life, writing skills, and more.    

500 Descriptive Words for Writers

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