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  1. Welcome

    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself to your fellow travellers! Let's us know where you're from, where you're travelling to next, your dream destination and anything else you'd like to share. Let's get to know one another. 

    2. General Chat

      Just about everything that doesn't fit anywhere else. 

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    3. Travel Deals

      Found a great deal on a flight or tour? Share your findings with the community!

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    4. Video Ideas

      Got an idea you want Kristen and Siya to turn into a video? Share away!

    5. YouTube and Travel Blogging

      Want to start your own travel YouTube channel or blog? This is the place to ask all of your questions!

  2. Before You Go

    1. Travel Buddies

      Looking for someone to travel with? Find other Hopscotchers who you can meet up with or even plan your next trip with!

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    2. Gear

      Figuring out what to pack for your next trip? Backpacks, clothes, toiletries, packing lists, gear and everything discussed here.

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    3. Tech

      Cameras, portable WiFi's, laptops, phones, tablets and everything else tech. Not sure what to bring? Ask here.

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    4. Living and Working Abroad

      Need advice on how to find a job overseas? Want help finding what visas you need? Here's where you can ask!

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    5. Volunteering

      Thinking of volunteering abroad but not sure where to start? Here's the place to ask your questions and get advice from others who've done it.

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    6. Healthy and Safety

      Vaccination requirements, tips and advice for staying safe during your travels.

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    7. Gap Year & RTW Travel

      Taking a Gap year or planning a Round-the-World Trip? Ask any questions you have here.

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  3. On the Road

    1. Transportation

      How should you get from point A to point B? Here's where you can chat everything to do with planes, trains, cars, hitchhiking, hiking any other form of transportation.

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    2. Hostels, Hotels and Guesthouses

      Got a great hostel, guesthouse or hotel to recommend? Looking for an awesome place to stay? Ask and share away!

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    3. Budget Travel

      Travelling on a shoe string? Share or ask for budget travel tips here.

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  4. Close to the Heart

    1. Post Travel Depression

      Dealing with post travel depression can be a difficult experience. If you've been experiencing sadness, confusion, depression and loneliness after returning home from a trip, you're not alone. Travelling is a beautiful thing but reverse culture shock can be an experience you never expected that can be difficult to deal with alone. This is where we can all share our experience with Post Travel Depression and help others dealing with it right now.

    2. Stories

      This is the place to share your craziest, most intense, beautiful and shocking travel stories!

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  5. Destinations

    1. North America

      Canada, United States and Mexico

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    2. Central America

      Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

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    3. Caribbean

      Aruba, The Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and more!

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    4. South America

      Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, Guayana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela 

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    5. North-East Asia

      China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan, Tibet

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    6. Central Asia

      Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and all the others!

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    7. South East Asia

      Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

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    8. Indian Subcontinent

      Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

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    9. Africa

      Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rawanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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    10. Oceania

      American Samoa, Australia, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Crook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna

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    11. Middle East

      Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia, State of Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Turkey, United Araba Emirates, Yeman 

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    12. Eastern Europe

      Baltics, Belarus, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Russia, The Balkans, Ukraine 

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    13. Scandinavia & The Nordics

      Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

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    14. UK & Ireland

      England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

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    15. Western Europe

      Italy forum, France forum, Western Europe forum, including the Canary Islands and Greece

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  6. Tiny Home Living

    1. Boondocking

      Share your best "no fee" camping sites, How to's, Tips & Suggestions.

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    2. Design Ideas

      Share you tiny home design ideas.

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    3. Going Off Grid

      Everything relating to off-the-grid living.

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    4. On The Road

      Best places to park, camp, routes, parks, etc.

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    5. Airstream, Vanlife and RV Living

      Thinking about purchasing a vintage airstream, van, bus or RV? Here's where you can ask any of your questions about mobile home living.

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