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Where to meet 'other travellers' ?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SpellZ, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    So about time my graphic design business is doing good, and now I can be anywhere in the world as long as I have my laptop and Photoshop. I want to travel, want to go alone, but meet other travellers along the way, are there any websites which sound like what I'm looking for? Travellers can be anywhere in the world, but as long as they travel world wide.
     
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  3. JimmyWong

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    Hostels. Bars. There will be people just like you out there so have NO fears.

    Traveled solo for a year. Loved it. Best fucking experience of my life - honestly the situation you're in would be a dream situation. Good luck.
     
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    Hostels.
     
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    Thing is... I wouldn't have a clue where to go, and as much as research IS FUN to do, I just can't bring my self to do it. I am more of a "Lets just do it" kinda person.. that is why if I meet a group of 5-6 people who are doing something, I can just tag along with them?
     
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    I think this article might help you out with what exactly you are looking for:

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    http://travelhappy.info/travel-tips/how-to-find-travel-friends-online/
     
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    The fantastic thing about traveling and the lifestyle is that there are like-minded people out there, and it's not cliquey. So yes you will undoubtedly get invited to things or just invite yourself. Before you know it you'll be up to something amazing and having a great time.

    All you need is a copy of the Lonely Planet/Rough Guide or a similar book. Get yourself to some decent hostels - you could even do your work in the social area/bar. You will have a group of compatriots before you know it.

    Just thinking about it has given me goose-pimples.
     
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    Can you narrow it down to where you want to go first---Asia--Europe--Africa...Must be a starting point somewhere
     
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    I lived in Thailand for about 5 months total. When you are in an asian country, almost all the white (or black) people are traveling. Now, as for finding hardcore travelers, beats me. But I was doing web design when I was over there as well. Its awesome because of the amazing exchange rate. $1 buys a meal. You might want to learn some Thai though, because they have a foreigner price, and a Thai price. But if you can bust out some Thai, at least enough to ask for the the Thai price, a lot of times they'll be lenient with you :).