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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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Get through Customs quickly, Uncontained Life

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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Blablacar for Ridesharing, Uncontained Life

How to Use Ridesharing to Travel Europe on the Cheap

Back in the day, if you wanted to hitch a ride through Europe, you had to rely your wits, and your thumb. Nowadays, the sharing economy has blessed us with BlaBlaCar–a ridesharing service which lets anyone looking for a ride–or a passenger–to safely and cheaply road-trip their way across the continent (and beyond–Blablacar’s range of serviced […]

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5 Fantastic Active Adventures in Oz!

Justin and I have visited many countries around the globe, but Australia will always have a particular place in our hearts. Some people spend their honeymoon lounging on the beach. Us? Justin and I spent three non-stop weeks in Queensland, New South Wales and in the Northern Territory’s Red Centre desert–our days filled with the best active adventures […]

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Budget Friendly Winter Vacations, Uncontained Life

5 Fabulous (and Budget-Friendly) January Travel Destinations

Because some of us need to recover from the holidays. The weather outside may be frightful…but isn’t that all the more reason to consider a wintertime getaway to a sunnier locale? Prices at these beautiful places may not be at rock-bottom (you’re not the only one running from the cold); but if you’re coming from the U.S., Europe, […]

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