Instructables: exploring - living - travel - travel - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:43:27 PST BLOX v1.01 Cancun Airport to Resorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Escape-a-Mexican-Airport/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:38:00 PST
BACKPACKING: WHAT TO BRING http://www.instructables.com/id/BACKPACKING-WHAT-TO-BRING/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:29:31 PST
Scratch-Off Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-Off-Globe/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:57:34 PDT
Dog Travel Hammock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Travel-Hammock/
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Sat, 11 May 2013 04:35:26 PDT
Adventure Road Trip http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Road-Trip/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:09:59 PST
DIY Language Translation Cards for Traveling http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Language-Translation-Cards-for-Traveling/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 06:32:06 PST
How to Travel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Travel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KKFP/GJQEBJF2/FQ1KKFPGJQEBJF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KKFP/GJQEBJF2/FQ1KKFPGJQEBJF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KKFP/GJQEBJF2/FQ1KKFPGJQEBJF2.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "How to Travel" is a collection of 17 tips and tricks to make your next trip as painless as possible.  Learn how to pack like a pro, get upgraded on your next flight, and what to do if you lose your passport! All tips and tricks come from Instructables.com and are written by expert travelers.  With ...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:56:49 PST
Add Detachable Wheels to a Duffel Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Detachable-Wheels-to-a-Duffel-Bag/
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 22:07:57 PDT
Travel Case for phone, passport & ebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Case-for-phone-passport-ebook/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/3M7P/H3JCK8QA/F7H3M7PH3JCK8QA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/3M7P/H3JCK8QA/F7H3M7PH3JCK8QA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/3M7P/H3JCK8QA/F7H3M7PH3JCK8QA.SMALL.jpg lizzyastro This case was custom made to hold a Sony e-reader and a Galaxy note phone securely for travel and will fit easily in a jacket pocket.  There is room to slide a passport into the phone section too, keeping all the important stuff together. The front pocket is gusseted to allow for the thickness of t...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 05:06:56 PDT
How to keep costs low while travelling with your mobile phone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-costs-low-while-travelling-with-your-m/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 08:38:58 PDT
Travel Toothpaste Refiller - SUGRU STYLE http://www.instructables.com/id/BULK-TOOTHPASTE-to-TRAVEL-CONVERTER/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 15:01:02 PDT
Collapsible Travel Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Travel-Hanger/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 15:40:18 PDT
Keeping Kids Entertained in the Car: 12 fun things to do with just pencil and paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Keeping-Kids-Entertained-in-the-Car-12-fun-things/
Keeping Kids Entertained in the Car: 12 fun things to do with just pencil and paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3AXC/GOHMAYD8/F7R3AXCGOHMAYD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3AXC/GOHMAYD8/F7R3AXCGOHMAYD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/3AXC/GOHMAYD8/F7R3AXCGOHMAYD8.SMALL.jpg lalaclassic When I was a kid, I had a blast going on road trips!  We would often spend days on the road, and us kids were always entertained.  Guess what?  We didn't have a DVD player in the car, we didn't have a game system (Gameboy, Sega, Nintendo DS, etc.)  We had to make up our own games and the time flew b...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 21:11:24 PDT
What to do if your passport is stolen while on a trip http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-if-your-passport-is-stolen-while-on-a-t/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 23:37:15 PST
How to pack a suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-pack-a-suitcase-2/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2008 13:45:05 PDT
How to Pack a Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pack-a-Suitcase-1/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2008 08:04:30 PDT
Best FREE Things to do at Walt Disney World http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-FREE-Things-to-do-at-Walt-Disney-World/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2008 14:07:47 PDT
How To Do Waikiki And Oahu On The Cheap (But Not Missing Out) Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-DO-WAIKIKI-AND-OAHU-ON-THE-CHEAP-BUT-NOT-M/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2008 10:19:24 PDT
Traveling by Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Traveling-by-Scooter/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2008 21:01:45 PDT
Handy Tricks: World Traveler Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Tricks-World-Traveler-Edition/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2008 14:29:45 PDT
How to get the BEST out of your travels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-the-best-out-of-your-travels/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 14:11:18 PDT
Turning a Cruise Full of Old People into a Death Defying Adventure http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Cruise-Full-of-Old-People-into-a-Death-D/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2008 18:48:55 PDT
The Pocket Pal aka A Gals Other Pocket Pal http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pocket-Pal-aka-A-Gals-Other-Pocket-Pal/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2008 16:51:19 PDT
How To Enter the Lonely Planet Travel Tips Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Enter-the-Lonely-Planet-Travel-Tips-Contest/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2008 12:28:30 PDT