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Celebrate Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany, Uncontained Life

How to Celebrate Oktoberfest Like a Local

Planning a visit to Munich’s most famous beer festival? Uncontained Life’s here to help! Justin and I got to celebrate Oktoberfest last year with some local German friends (who we met during our Slum Tour in Jakarta). These folks shared their best tips for how to celebrate Oktoberfest like a local with us…and now we’re passing that wisdom along to […]

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#RTWChat: Twitter Chat This Tues. July 12!

#RTWChat Southeast Asia! From the ancient temples and arts of Indonesia, to the markets and mouthwatering meals in Thailand, and the adventure and natural beauty of the Philippines, Southeast Asia offers non-stop variety and rich experience for every sort of Indie traveler.  Whether you’ve been to Southeast Asia, or if it’s just on your bucket list, please join […]

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24 Hours in Shanghai

Shanghai, China is a vibrant, beautiful city—and we were going to see it all! At least, that was the plan… Unfortunately, after a flight delay left us stranded in Hong Kong airport for almost 18 hours, we ended up spending our first day in Shanghai asleep in our hotel room. This meant, in the end, we […]

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Traveling as a Couple, Uncontained Life

One Year of Uncontained Life

Can you believe it? We can’t. It has been one year since we left our Long Beach, California home to become full-time travelers. Since then, we have visited 18 countries, flown on 23 airplanes, partnered with over a dozen small businesses and three tourist boards, drank more than 2000 cups of coffee, and published 110 […]

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How to Get Through Customs Quickly and Legally

Customs and Immigration (I.E. Passport Control) are the twin terrors of passengers looking to get out of the airport ASAP upon arrival at their destination. But while many of the tips and tricks for getting through Passport Control without hassle also apply to Customs, there are some additional things to know if you want to get through […]

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