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Fall Foliage on Kebler Pass near Crested Butte in Colorado.

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    6 Most Common Solo Travel Questions—Answered!

    The freedom to go precisely where you want, when you want, and how you want—behold, the power of one!

  • Going Solo in Southeast Asia

    Expat Naomi Lindt shares tips and lessons learned on her 21-day solo trip among the islands of Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

  • Traveling the World to Reach a New State of Mind

    If you're fresh out of college, globetrotting for a year sounds great. But it's a lot scarier--and more fulfilling--when you already have a career.

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    No matter where you live, you've likely thought about hitting the open road and seeing what else is out there. Ever consider doing it on a bike?

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    Top Labor Day Escapes That Are TOTALLY Worth the Money

    Looking for the ultimate long-weekend escape? Relax! Budget Travel has done all the homework. Whether you're craving one more trip to the beach or are searching for the perfect end-of-summer festival, getting away has never been quicker, easier—or more affordable.

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  • El Calafate in Patagonia, Argentina

    Patagonia, Tours, 8 Nights, From $1,100 (Budget Travel)

    Spend some time exploring three of Argentina and Chile’s most popular National Parks—Tierra del Fuego, Los Glaciares, and Torres del Paine—with this land-only travel deal that includes a 10 percent discount for Budget Travel readers.

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  • Laos: A Tour That Even Loners Can Love

    Somewhere between a fully guided coach tour and a do-it-yourself expedition lies a category that sounds a bit like an oxymoron: the independent traveler tour.

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