Josh Friedman kicks off his journey in beautiful Switzerland with a striking view of the city of Lucerne. Saboor Nadem, a refugee from Afghanistan who is living in the Lucerne area, discusses how he is finding life in Switzerland. RELATED PODCAST WITH SABOOR NADEM: AFGHANISTAN FROM THE EYES OF A JOURNALIST-TURNED-REFUGEE
Josh Friedman takes you to Bratislava, Slovakia, which is in the middle of Europe geographically and politically. Bratislava is quaint and located between popular European tourists destinations, yet Slovakia is often overlooked as a country, as well as a place to visit. Geographically, Bratislava straddles the Danube River, and it nearly straddles Austria and Hungary. [...]
By JACLYN SNOW You can learn to sail across the sea, swing on vines through a cloud forest, or ride horses into the sunset for free when you are willing to work in exchange for accommodation in your travels! This is my third and final article covering the topic of work-exchange for free/cheap travel. In [...]
By JACLYN SNOW If you’ve always wondered how so many young people afford extended travel, look no further for your answer than here! In my last article I wrote about how to travel for free doing work exchange (or “volunteer-for-stay”), by which you exchange your services for free accommodation and meals while you travel, and gain an incredible [...]
Take a trip to the D-Day beaches of Normandy, France where Allied soldiers sacrificed their lives by charging into German gunfire. Josh Friedman takes you to Pointe Du Hoc, where American rangers first climbed the cliffs on D-Day, and to Omaha Beach, where the deadliest of the fighting took place.
By JACLYN SNOW Many young people these days travel for extended amounts of time, while the rest of the world wonders how they afford it. I personally traveled for 14 months on what I had previously anticipated to be a 3 month budget, which led to many people asking whether my family was funding me [...]
By JACLYN SNOW Grey camping is an opportunity created by the sharing economy which allows people to experience camping on private property with permission of the owner and a small fee, instead of staying at a large-scale popular campsite or totally roughing it in the wild. Grey camping spots all over the world are available [...]
Welcome to Europe! By JOSH FRIEDMAN Americans who plan to do some traveling this summer might want to keep an eye on exchange rates, as the dollar has recently dipped in value and could slide further. Following a couple years of a strong dollar — when compared to other fiat currencies — President [...]