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What happens if you're someone with an insatiable appetite for travel, but can't see yourself doing so for several years or more because of your "commitment" to school? Photo: Jesse Delgrosse @gringosontherun   Love to travel, but feel your full time university commitment will never allow you to? Think again. With a little time and money management we at Gringos On The Run are able to jet set and explore much of the world in our spare time, and on University time and University budgets. But what spare time?...and what spare money? The key to traveling more is to make it...

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Student Travel, Why you should travel -

You're waiting at the boarding gate about to step on a plane that will take you back home. You find your seat, passport still in hand, and gaze out the window, reality slowly setting in. Your incredible trip that you spent weeks planning and months longer dreaming about, has finally come to an end. Within just a matter of hours, your feet will be touching down on home turf and that feeling of familiarity slowly sinks in. But deep down, in your heart of hearts, you have an inkling that the open road is where you really belong...    Photo:...

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Destinations 2016, Graduates, Student Travel, Travel Guides -

  Sex. Drugs. Booze. The travel Gringo trail has it all, especially if you’re crashing in hostels. It’s always someone’s first or last day, and that means there’s always an excuse to party. I’ve been traveling for over a decade and have stayed in hundreds of hostels around the world. And yes, there are plenty of “good” party hostels out there. But party-minded travelers cluster together for a reason and, over time, certain hostels develop a (well-deserved) reputation for debauchery. These are 10 to take note of: The Flying Pig THE FLYING PIG DOWNTOWN  Amsterdam, Netherlands Travelers arrive expecting the...

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Affording to Travel, Student Travel, Travel Tips, Travelling on a budget -

What happens if you're someone with an insatiable appetite for travel, but can't see yourself doing so for several years or more cause of school? Photo: Jesse Delgrosse @gringosontherun   That is us in a nutshell. However, with a little time and many management we are able to jet off and explore much of the world in our spare time, and on University time. But what spare time? You may be asking. The key to traveling more is to make it your priority. I want to go here, now how can I achieve it. Here's how you can do it. Make...

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