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It can be hard to know where to start when planning your dream trip.

What’s the first step? What’s the second? Third? Fourth?

Travel can seem like a daunting subject with so much information available and, the longer you go away, the more things you seem to have to think about.

I want to make planning your next gap year, family vacation, around the world, or backpacking trip simple and easy.

On this page, you’ll find a curated list of the best articles on this site related to planning a trip – whether it’s a two-week vacation to Italy or a year-long trip around the world. The tips are broken down into categories so you can find the information you need fast and effectively.

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My Top Content

Travel is more than just getting up and going. It’s about being knowledgeable so you can travel better, cheaper, and longer. Below you will find links to articles I’ve written that deal with planning your trip and other general advice so your total vacation is as amazing as it can be. These articles are relevant to any trip – no matter how long it is!

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Travel Guides I’ve Written

nomadic matt's guide to travel hacking
nomadic matt's guide to paris
nomadic matt's guide to nyc
nomadic matt's guide to iceland
nomadic matt's guide to thailand
nomadic matt's guide to backpacking europe