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Paris Marx

Paris Marx writes about travel, politics, and the economy. He has travelled to 38 countries with only a carry-on bag, and is currently in Canada to complete his B.A. in Political Science. His work has been published by The Bold Italic, The Billfold, BootsnAll, and more. Follow him on Twitter.

Which is the better country for a working holiday: Australia or New Zealand?

What Australia’s “backpacker tax” means for travelers

Why I no longer celebrate Christmas (and prefer to travel instead)

How I overcame my fear of hostels

I went to Iran — it’s nothing like what the media portrays

Why I refuse to be scared when I travel

How I saved $8,000 in four months by moving abroad