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Posted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2004
Ask the Hedgehogs

Over the years we've received tons of emails and questions about our trip around the world and our travels since then.  And we absolutely love helping out other travelers whenever we can – after all, we can't count the number of folks who helped us along our way and continue to do so too!

Below are our responses to some common questions we've been asked, as well as actual emails and the replies we wrote to fellow travelers.  New questions will be added from time to time.  And if you have a question you'd like us to weigh in on, just drop us a line at jessica_and_timothy@hedgehogswithoutborders.com and we'll be happy to help!

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Posted by Jessica on Jan 12, 2011
How Hedgehogs Without Borders Got Its Name
In October 2004, we were brainstorming about what we could possibly call our travel website. Keep in mind, of course, there were very few travel websites back then so the sky was the limit for us. Pretty much any domain name we wanted that was travel-related was available. Which, in some ways, made it that much harder.
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Posted by Jessica on Sep 20, 2010
Giving Money to the Homeless While Traveling
Whether at home or abroad, travelers have to decide if they'll lend a helping hand to the homeless people they pass along the way. What follows are the approaches we take when traveling which have helped us navigate this very sensitive and emotional topic.
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Posted by Jessica on Apr 9, 2010
Filling Prescriptions While Traveling
How to fill prescriptions on the road is a question every traveler has to face at some point. Do you stock up before you go or do you take your chances finding your medicine in another country? Read more to find out our approach and if it's something that will work for you too.
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Posted by Jessica on Jul 29, 2009
Must See Locations in Turkey
If you're hoping to travel to Turkey soon, take a peek at the top four locations we've recommended to some fellow travelers who are about to embark on their trip around the world. If you're not traveling to Turkey, this post may help change your plans.
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Posted by Jessica on May 6, 2009
How to Bribe Your Way Into Cambodia
When you travel overland into Cambodia, there's a strong possibility you'll have to give the border guards a little extra money on top of the legal entrance fee. But don't worry: it's not as scary as it sounds.
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