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Should You Get Travel Insurance for Backpacking?

(Jonny Duncan, Backpacking Man)
(Jonny Duncan, Backpacking Man)

Travel insurance for backpacking. Should you or shouldn’t you? When planning a round the world trip, or any backpacking journey for that matter, the option...




  • FILE -In this Oct. 1, 2005 file photo, patrons wait for the doors to open at the Amargosa Opera House in Death Valley Junction, Calif., to see a performance. The town once thrived while a local borax mine and railroad were still in operation. By the late 1920s, the town was little more than a tourist stop on the way to the park. Today most of the buildings are gone but the town remains a draw thanks to a hotel and the restored opera house.  (AP Photo/The Las Vegas Sun, Sam Morris, File)  LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

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