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So I can see hostel info in the sticky, but what about hotels? I've scored a last-minute trip with my girlfriend, and I was wondering if I should research hotels beforehand, or if just asking info-centers at the airport/train stations would be good enough. I don't really have any experience with hotels, only with apartments and living on couches
I'm looking to spend up to 35 USD a night, going to be in Thailand. I'm sort of hesitant to pre-book since we don't exactly even know what we want to do, but I am scared of getting ripped off, or at least not getting something as good as I could. Tbh we just want a room that looks really clean, so that we could just jump into a bed without worrying about anything. We live in China so we're (*she is) kind of sick of having to check everything for being cleaned properly and shes sort of a neat freak (wipes down soda cans)
Any tips for working with hotels too? At this one we're in right now the first room we were put in was nasty, so we asked for a new room, I thought they'd give us crap or ask for more money but they just moved us to a nicer room in like 2 seconds
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There are train tracks close to where I live. For six years I've walked the tracks hundreds of times without trouble. The past year I've used the tracks to walk into the closest town (6km). I get off the tracks when I enter the train station - no official has been bothered by this.
Recently I notice when I'm walking back home at night, a car stopping at a bridge crossing the track, and shining a bright light down searching for me. After a few minutes, he would drive to the next bridge and shine down. He never finds me. It shouldn't bother me, but it does.
I'm very confident that walking on the tracks is no more dangerous than walking the side of a road. This divides people. People love preaching how fucking dangerous the tracks are, but they don't know shit.
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Hey /trv/, not sure if this is the right place to ask but it is travel orientated, for those of you who have a decent amount of money saved up $100,000+, how do you keep it invested while travelling? I'd like to earn passive income from an inheritance that is around $150,000AUD and need some advice.
Thanks in advance
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I'm taking a trip to Portland, Oregon in a month, and it'll be my first time traveling internationally so I'm pretty excited! I'm basically going there because I've been interested in the city for a while, and want to get out of the small town I live in out in the Australian countryside and just have a relaxed escape. So I was wondering if there was any advice you guys had to offer on it, any places that you think are worth seeing, personal experiences and the like?
ITT: Good Old Fashioned Racism and the Post-WWII World
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Hey /trv/ I was wondering if you guys would be interested in these? I picked them up at a local thrift store for 10 bucks in total. They're old travel/culture focused enyclopedias from around 1959. I bought the six avaliable and it turns out that Vol. 6 is missing, but the ones I have cover these areas of the world: Vol. 1: British Isles and Western Europe, Vol. 2: Baltic States and Central Europe, Vol. 3: The Near and Middle East, Vol. 4: Southern Asia and the Far East, Vol. 5: Africa Australia and Southern Island, and Vol. 7: Latin America and General Articles. Is anyone interested in seeing whats inside? Is this not travel related enough?