8 posts tagged with Travel by borkingchikapa.
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Who found the pig brain vendor?

Who comes up with the exotic activities and wacky, contrived shenanigans on travel shows? The writers? The host? I bet that'd be the greatest job ever.
posted by borkingchikapa on Feb 5, 2010 - 4 answers

What happened to the hippie backpackers?

What happened to the hippie trail backpackers of the 60s and 70s when they went home? Did they mostly turn into normal, functioning members of 1980s society or did a significant number of them stay burned-out hippies for the rest of their lives? [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Jan 12, 2010 - 36 answers

How do I carry my laptop while I'm backpacking?

I'm going backpacking through South America and Southeast Asia for a few months, but I need to work from the road. What's the easiest way to carry my (relatively large) laptop without destroying it? Can I do it without a separate bag? Bonus points for dSLR tips, too. [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Aug 11, 2009 - 14 answers

How do I become a sweet globe-trotting photographer?

I want to be an adventurous, globe-trotting photographer! How do I do that? I can't really see my current situation leading to any globe-trotting, so I'm leaving in August to travel through South America for a few months and find some place I like enough to stay. What can I do right now to make it easier to sell photos and pursue my dream when I get there? [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Jun 7, 2009 - 7 answers

International cell phones.

I'm going to be traveling around Asia (Southeast Asia, China and possibly Mongolia) from the 18th of this month until August of 2006, and I want to get an international cell phone. What are my options here? I'm clueless.
posted by borkingchikapa on May 7, 2005 - 8 answers

How can I make money while traveling for a year?

Through rather fortuitous circumstances, it seems I have about a year and a half to do nothing but travel. How can I make money while doing this? [the inside is filled with more] [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Jan 30, 2005 - 16 answers

Where could one sleep for free in Florida?

Where could one sleep for free in Florida? Is it illegal to sleep on all beaches, or are there certain public places where you can? What are the laws regarding parking in, say, a Wal-Mart parking lot and sleeping in your car?
posted by borkingchikapa on Dec 21, 2004 - 19 answers


Last summer I went backpacking by myself in Europe. This summer I want to do something crazier, so I'm thinking of taking a bus from Las Vegas as far south as I possibly can. Does anyone have any tips? Is this feasible, or even sane? [More inside] [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Nov 23, 2004 - 8 answers

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