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9 Overlooked Tips for Solo Travel Asia - solo trekker 4u

9 Overlooked Tips for Solo Travel Asia

Thailand Many posts on solo travel Asia focus on fairly general advice on travel abroad.  As a long-time solo traveler worldwide, I was surprised to find some unique issues. Here are my five personal tips: 1. Traffic: Watch out for fast-paced traffic, especially motorcycles. Some areas have no st...
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7 Tips for Good Solo Travel Road Trips | Solo Trekker - solo trekker 4u

7 Tips for Good Solo Travel Road Trips | Solo Trekker

7 Tips-Solo Travel Road Trips.  Road trips are popular to do it your own way. What better way to touch tons of cities, whether you are in America, Europe, so on.  So here are some essential planning tips! (Before you head out, check out our  our Solo Travel Pricing Tracker only available via the ...
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What Is an Internet Address? Your Guide to IP Addresses
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What Is an Internet Address? Your Guide to IP Addresses


New to the internet? Want to get a little more involved? Many people want to know – “What is an internet address?”. And it can often be hard to find the answer.  In this article, we will cover exactly that and more.  Keep reading to... The post What Is an Internet Address? Your Guide to IP Addresses
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ETW #64 Interview with Travel Writer Daniel Baylis - landlopers

ETW #64 Interview with Travel Writer Daniel Baylis

This week travel writer and photographer Daniel Baylis joins us to talk about his adventures, his books and more! Daniel has had some of the most amazing travel adventures of anyone I know, but more than interesting trips they were meaningful ones as well. This week we learn more about them, what impact they had … ETW #64 Interview with Travel Writer Daniel Baylis Read More » The post ETW #64 Interview with Travel Writer Daniel Baylis appeared first on LandLopers.
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Enjoy the African Experience 5 Unique Things to Do in Africa
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Enjoy the African Experience 5 Unique Things to Do in Africa


Did you know there are 54 countries in Africa? With over one billion people, the African continent ranks second in population density.  If you’ve never visited Africa, it’s time it graced your bucket list! There are so many things to do in Africa, it’s hard... The post Enjoy the African Experience 5 Unique Things to Do in Africa
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Coming Home to Greece with Diane Kochilas - we said go travel

Coming Home to Greece with Diane Kochilas

For an expat like me, homecomings and farewells are part of the bargain of loving two countries: Greece and the United States. New York, Athens, and the Blue Zone Greek island of Ikaria triangulate my existence, and until this past March with COVID-19, I moved fluidly between them. My back-and-forth sojourns have been so frequent … Continued The post Coming Home to Greece with Diane Kochilas appeared first on We Said Go Travel.
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ETW #63 Disney Parks Updates, Tips & More - landlopers

ETW #63 Disney Parks Updates, Tips & More

This week we chat about the likelihood of Disneyland and Walt Disney World reopening this summer and what to expect once they do open. The co-hosts of “Gays Do the D: An Unofficial Disney Podcast” join me once again to share their insights into all things related to the Disney Parks. You can listen to … ETW #63 Disney Parks Updates, Tips & More Read More » The post ETW #63 Disney Parks Updates, Tips & More appeared first on LandLopers.
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Top 10 Natural Wonders In Europe - solo trekker 4u

Top 10 Natural Wonders In Europe

Top 10 Natural Wonders In Europe: a Guest Post by Frank Hamilton* Europe is not only a unique story that preserves the heritage of the Masons and the secrets of the Middle Ages. This is not only unique architecture from prehistoric Stonehenge to the masterpieces of Gaudi. These are not only some ...
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Want to Work Outdoors? Lisa Niver on CNN - we said go travel

Want to Work Outdoors? Lisa Niver on CNN

Thank you Lindsay Tigar for including me in your CNN article: How to create the outdoor workspace of your dreams! Use a real desk Sure, you could plop down on a lounge chair, or maybe even sprawl across an outdoor sofa. But to ensure you remain productive, you need to be comfortable enough to go … Continued The post Want to Work Outdoors? Lisa Niver on CNN appeared first on We Said Go Travel.
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7 Awesome Tips on How to Plan your Next Travel after this Crisis

As each state and country begin to reopen at their own pace, people are starting to venture out. The summer vacation you once postponed is now relatively safe to take. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t remain cautious during your first trip after the crisis, though.... The post 7 Awesome Tips on How to Plan your Next Travel after this Crisis appeared first on Pommie Travels.
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How To Leverage Freelance Writing To Travel The World

Contrary to popular belief, the world is a vast place. It only takes a few trips to hammer that point home. For most of us, this leads to a sad realization – we won’t come close to scratching the surface. If you’re stuck working a... The post How To Leverage Freelance Writing To Travel The World appeared first on Pommie Travels.
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No, Not Just a Dog – Saying a Final Goodbye

This is the third time I’ve written a post with a very similar title and it will be the last. Two years ago I penned the post after losing the first of my three rescued pups, Cody who passed away at the age of 14. Last year I wrote the second part after losing Moya, … No, Not Just a Dog – Saying a Final Goodbye Read More » The post No, Not Just a Dog – Saying a Final Goodbye appeared first on LandLopers.
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Finding Life Between The Lines

All my life, I have been in love with books. Whether traveling across town or across continents, I must have books with me. I have been drawn into the worlds that Jodi Picoult creates for decades. I included her book, A Spark of Light, in my Ms. Magazine article, “Feminist Fiction Books to Curl Up … Continued The post Finding Life Between The Lines appeared first on We Said Go Travel.
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ETW #62 Entrepreneurship & The Future of Tourism

This week I’m honored that travel industry thought leader Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold joined me to talk about entrepreneurship, the future of travel post-COVID and tourism in South Africa. Mariëtte isn’t just one of the most knowledgeable people in the travel industry, she’s also one of the most inspirational. The former CEO of Cape Town Tourism, … ETW #62 Entrepreneurship & The Future of Tourism Read More » The post ETW #62 Entrepreneurship & The Future of Tourism appeared first on LandLopers.
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Japan: Making Your Trip More Vibrant

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How to Plan a Trip with the Unknowns of Covid-19

How to Plan a Trip with the Unknowns of Covid-19: A Guest Post by Finn Pierson: The COVID-19 pandemic has been a moving target when it comes to traveling. No one knows how long it will be around, which areas are going to be affected next, or when things may get back to some sense of normalcy. The...
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How to get money for car that is not in use now

Prior to selling your great vehicle, ensure the title of the vehicle is accessible to anybody, and afterward observe a technician to check for any issues and clean it to intrigue any potential purchasers. Recall that you are attempting to get more cash-flow for cars... The post How to get money for car that is not in use now appeared first on Pommie Travels.
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Are You Dreaming of Your Next Vacation?

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Is Airplane Turbulence Dangerous?

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How the Coronavirus Will Change the Future of Travel

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How to Scrap Your Car for Money?

How to Scrap Your Car for Money?

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It’s a sad reality, but most cars on the road are destined for trash. After years of patching and repairs, there comes a time when the cost of keeping a car on the road is more than it’s worth, and shipping it to the scrap car remains the only viable option.

As long as you choose a reputable scrap car, the process is straightforward and you don’t have to be there when your beloved car meets its manufacturer.

However, there are certain things you should know before deciding to abandon your car. In this guide, we take a closer look at the in and out of car scrapping, from the laws that govern vehicle recycling to how scrap cars calculate the price they pay for their scrap metal and plastic.

How Much Cash can we Expect when Disposing of a Car?

It is easy to assume that two tons of metal, plastic, and mechanical components would fetch a decent price in a scrap car, but this is not the case. Because the value of scrap metal fluctuates in line with the global price of recycled aluminum, copper, and steel, the price you can expect at the scrap car depends on how the market is working at the time.

Get lucky and your car could get a decent price for your junk parts; This is normally during a period when materials are scarce. However, the weather is bad, and some dealers may even try to charge you for the cost of taking the car out of your hands, which may seem like a real slap in the face after years of happy motoring.

While this may seem like a bitter pill to swallow, the reality is that two million cars are scrapped in the UK every year, leading to a surplus of materials and a drop in demand. What’s more, as the quantity of vehicles out and about keeps on developing at a monstrous rate (a normal of 600,000 every year), scrap cars will likewise get busier, implying that garbage costs are probably not going to increment.

Of course, there is more to car scrapping than these global metal valuations, and dealers will take other things into account when calculating how much is owed to you. 

Bear in mind that all prices are based on the tone-weight of your vehicle, so youll always get more when trading in a 4X4 over a compact city car. If your vehicle’s in a better than average condition, you can expect around £30-£250 relying upon its weight and the wellbeing of the piece advertise. On the off chance that it’s giving indications of its age (rust, imprints, scratches and so forth.) you could be offered as low as £0 for the vendor to get it from you.

What should we Keep in Mind when Finding a Reputable Scrap Dealer?

While there are thousands of reputable junk dealers like Cash Cars Buyer cashcarsbuyer.com who will recycle your car responsibly through the right channels, others are less scrupulous. If you want to avoid a fine and make sure your old car is properly recycled, it is important to do your research and find a scrap car registered as an Authorized Treatment Center.

The first thing to do when looking at scrap cars is to verify that they are ATF licensed. Recycling your car anywhere else is a criminal offense that could result in a fine.

How can we Get the Best Price when Disposing of Car?

If you want to get the most out of your car, there are a few things you can do to ensure the best scrapping price. Here are our suggestions for finding a good deal:

Get quotes from at least three scrap car dealers – unless you want to get rid of quickly, never settle for the first scrap car you find. Instead, get quotes from a selection of different dealers, and don’t be afraid to haggle over the price pitting one against the other. You will soon find a reasonable stadium and know if someone is taking you for a ride.

There are many online resources that can help you compare, track, and find the best scrap prices, including Cash Cars Buyer, which even tells you where in the country is the best place to dispose of your car.

Consider dismantling your car for parts – if you know the cars and have time on your side, it may be worth dismantling your old car to sell individual components as spare parts. Selling parts could bring more money than scrapping the entire car, but if you take this route, you need to know what you’re doing and be prepared to go far.

The key conclusion when it comes to getting the best scrap price for your car is to research, get to know the market, and be prepared to haggle if a dealer is trying to cut the price.

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