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20 Fun Questions & Conversation Starters for a Camping Trip

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20 Fun Questions & Conversation Starters for a Camping Trip

20 Fun Questions & Conversation Starters for a Camping Trip. NuventureTravels.com

Heading out for a camping trip with friends and family this weekend? Here’s 20 fun questions and trivia to take with you for around the campfire or on the drive there!

These 20 questions come from our new game 501 Questions: A Travel Game. You can get over 500 more fun questions in the book on Kindle or paperback on Amazon here for your upcoming trip!

20 Fun Questions, Trivia & Conversation Starters for Your Camping Trip

Would You Rather:

1.Camp on the beach or in the mountains?

2. Camp in an RV or tent?

3. Go car camping or backpacking?

4. Hear a coyote crying or a bear sniffing around next to your tent in the middle of the night?

5. Go hiking, fishing, go to a hot springs, or just chill at the campsite tomorrow?


If You Could:

20 Conversation Starters for Around the Campfire. NuventureTravels.com

6. Go camping at any National Park, which one would you want to visit?

7. Camp anywhere in the world next weekend, where would you go?

8. Make any dessert over the campfire tonight, what would you want?

9. Choose either to camp by yourself with no one else around or in a crowded camp site, which one would you choose?

10. Have any comfort from home on your camping trip, what would you bring with you?


Tell Me About:

11. The craziest or scariest camping experience you’ve had.

12. Your favorite campsite you’ve been to based on the scenery.

13. Your most memorable camping trip.

14. Where you want to camp next.

15. Your worst night of sleep you’ve gotten camping.


Travel Trivia:

16. What is the most visited National Park in the USA?

Answer: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Park hosted more than 11 million visitors last year—nearly twice the number of the second most visited park, The Grand Canyon.


17. How many National Parks are there total in the USA? Are there 48, 52, 58, or 62 National Parks?

Answer: There are 58 U.S. national parks.


18. What country created the first National Park in the world?

Answer: Mongolia. In 1778 the Mongolian government established the first National Park in the world protecting the area around Bogd Khan Uul Mountain.


19. What decade was Smoky the Bear born? Was he born in the 1940’s, 1950’s, 1960’s, or 1970’s?

Answer: 1940’s. Smoky the Bear was created by the US Forest Service in August of 1944. The first image of Smoky was of him holding a bucket and pouring water over a campfire.


20. How do you put out a campfire properly?

Answer: The US Forest Service’s website states: "1. First, drown the campfire with water! 2. Next, mix the ashes and embers with soil. 3. Scrape all partially-burned sticks and logs to make sure all the hot embers are off them. 4. Stir the embers after they are covered with water and make sure that everything is wet. 5. Feel the coals, embers, and any partially-burned wood with your hands. 6. Everything (including the rock fire ring) should be cool to the touch. 7. Feel under the rocks to make sure no embers are underneath. 8. When you think you are done, take an extra minute and add more water. 9. Finally, check the entire campsite for possible sparks or embers, because it only takes one to start a forest fire. 10. Remember…if it is too hot to touch, it is too hot to leave. Please take the time to completely put out your campfire, it could prevent a wildfire."


20 Fun Questions and Trivia for a Camping Trip. NuventureTravels.com

We hope these questions spark fun new conversations for you on your camping trip! Get over 500 more awesome questions with our new game 501 Questions: A Travel Game! Find it on Amazon in Kindle or paperback.Thank you for supporting us!

-Lindsey & Adam Nubern


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20 Fun Questions, Trivia & Conversation Starters for a Fall Road Trip

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20 Fun Questions, Trivia & Conversation Starters for a Fall Road Trip

20 Fun Questions for the Fall and Autumn Road Trip. NuventureTravels.com

Heading out on a fun fall adventure like leaf peeping or camping? Here’s ten other fun ideas we have, too!

For any fun fall trip in the car, here’s 20 fun questions, trivia, and conversation starters to spark fun new conversations with your family and friends to make awesome new memories!

Also, Thanksgiving’s coming up. Here’s 20 Fun Questions for Thanksgiving with your family and friends!

These 20 questions come from our new game 501 Questions: A Travel Game. You can get over 500 more fun questions in the book on Kindle or paperback on Amazon here for your upcoming road trip!

20 Fun Questions, Trivia & Conversation Starters for a Fall Road Trip


Would You Rather:

1.Go to a corn maze or haunted house?

2. See the leaves change in Colorado or the leaves change in New England?

3. See the fall leaves change in the USA or the spring cherry blossoms change in Japan?

4. Extend summer and go to the beach or go on a fall camping trip in the mountains?

5. Carve a pumpkin or eat the pumpkin seeds?

If You Could:

20 Fun Autumn and Fall Questions, Conversation Starters, and Trivia for Travel. NuventureTravels.com

6. See the leaves change anywhere in the world, where would you go?

7. Dress up as any character or thing for Halloween this year, what would you dress up as?

8. Eliminate one fall tradition, which one would you get rid of?

9. Help harvest any fruit or vegetable in the fall and get as much as you want in return for your help, what would you help harvest?

10. Control the weather and extend one season for a full year without experiencing any other season in 365 days, which season would you choose?

Tell Me About:

11. Your favorite fall tradition.

12. An adventure you want to take one fall.

13. Your favorite drink to enjoy in the fall.

14. Your favorite aspect of fall.

15. Your favorite memory of the fall when you were younger.

Travel Trivia:

16. How heavy is the heaviest pumpkin ever recorded in the world?

Answer: The pumpkin currently holding the Guinness World Record for the heaviest pumpkin is 2,624.6 lb (1,190.49 kg) and was grown by a man in Belgium.

17. What makes leaves change to either a red or purple color?

Answer: Sugar is trapped in the leaves causing the red and purple colors.

18. In what city was the first OktoberFest held?

Answer: Munich, Germany in 1810. It started as a celebration for a royal wedding between a prince and princess. The celebration became a yearly tradition every year afterward.

19. What country did Halloween originate from?

Answer: Ireland. Halloween originates from a Celtic festival celebrating the new year on November 1. Traditions were to light bon fires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts.

20. What state in the USA is home to the largest corn maze in the world?

Answer: California. In Dixon, California, Cool Patch Pumpkin holds the Guinness World Record for the largest corn maze in the world at 60 acres. It’s common for people to call 911 because they can’t find their way out.


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We hope these questions spark fun new conversations for you this fall! Get over 500 more awesome questions with our new game 501 Questions: A Travel Game! Find it on Amazon in Kindle or paperback.Thank you for supporting us!

-Lindsey & Adam Nubern


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20 Fun Questions, Trivia, & Conversation Starters for a Train Trip

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20 Fun Questions, Trivia, & Conversation Starters for a Train Trip

20 Fun Questions, Trivia, and Conversation Starters for Train Trip Ride. NuventureTravels.com

Heading out on a train ride and have a lot of time on your hands with family, friends, or strangers in your cabin? Here’s 20 fun questions, trivia, and conversation starters to spark new conversations and create awesome new memories with your travel pals!

These 20 questions come from our new game 501 Questions: A Travel Game. You can get over 500 more fun questions in the book on Kindle or paperback on Amazon here for your upcoming trip!

20 Fun Questions, Trivia, & Conversation Starters for a Train Trip


Would You Rather:

1.     Take a train or a plane to a new destination?

2.     Have a full week train trip in a passenger car full of strangers, or one all to yourself where you can’t communicate with anyone else?

3.     Take a week long train trip stopping every 3 hours for one hour at a time or not stopping at all.

4.     Travel the Trans-Siberian Railway or take a train in India?

5.     Travel on a train only at night or only during the day?

If You Could:

6. Take a train ride anywhere in the world, which train experience would you want to have?

7. Ride a train in any country, which country would you ride through?

8. See any scenery in the world from a train, what would you want to see?

9. Take only one thing to do on a train ride, what would it be?

10. Find yourself sitting next to anyone on a train for a two day trip, who’d you pick to sit next to?

Tell Me About:

20 Fun Questions, Trivia, and Conversation Starters for Train Trip Ride. NuventureTravels.com

11. Your favorite train ride experience.

12. A fear you have of train rides.

13. Your favorite way to spend your time on  a train.

14. The most interesting person you’ve met or interaction you’ve had on a train ride.

15. The most interesting reason you’ve had to take a train ride.

Travel Trivia:

16. What country boasts the most miles of railroad tracks in the world?

Answer: USA with over 141,500 miles of tracks (228,000 km).

17. What country has the fastest train?

Answer: China with the Shanghai Maglev train that can reach 267 mph (431 km/hr).

18. What city built the first underground railway in the world?

Answer:  London, England in 1863 carrying 38,000 passengers the first day.

19. How many days does it take to cross the Trans-Siberian Railway?

Answer: It depends. There are three main routes with the longest route taking seven days to travel from Moscow, Russia and Vladivostok, Russia, covering 6,152 miles (9,258 km). This is said to be the least interesting route. The “most interesting” route is Moscow, Russia to Beijing, China via Mongolia taking six nights to cover 4,735 miles (7,621 km).

20.  What country has the longest train tunnel?

Answer: Switzerland with the Gotthard Tunnel that runs 35.7 miles (57.5 km) under the Swiss Alps linking northern and southern Europe and took almost two decades to complete. It’s known as the longest and deepest tunnel in the world.

Bonus: How long is the Channel Tunnel connecting London and Paris and running under the English Channel?

Answer: 31.35 miles (50.45 km) linking the island of Great Britain and Europe’s mainland.

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We hope these questions spark fun new conversations for you on your train ride! Get over 500 more awesome questions with our new game 501 Questions: A Travel Game! Find it on Amazon in Kindle or paperback. Thank you for supporting us!

-Lindsey & Adam Nubern


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5 Easy Tips to Save More Money Today to Travel More This Year!

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5 Easy Tips to Save More Money Today to Travel More This Year!

Let’s get you saving more money today to travel more this year!

5 Ways to Save More Money to Travel More. NuventureTravels.com

Here are five tiny saving habits we used to build up $62,000 to pay off debt and go travel the world.

For 18 months, we saved half of our income to pay off $16K in debt, save a $15K emergency fund, and build up $31K to travel the world with, all while only making $80K/year. Since 2014, we’ve had world-wide #nuventures campervanning New Zealand and Scandinavia, backpacking Southeast Asia and Europe, and RVing the USA and Canada. Our dream of long-term travel became reality by practicing savings habits like the five we list below. We believe your travel dreams can come true, too!

Which savings habit do you want to try today?



5 Tips to Save Money Today to Travel More This Year!



1. MAKE COFFEE AT HOME.

Savings per year: $960

The day after we got back from our honeymoon, Adam a CPA, sat us down to figure out our budget. We decided to only get $20 a month for each of us to spend personally. With that small budget for myself, I had to curb my $4 daily morning runs to the coffee shop. Pretty quickly, I learned by just transitioning to making a cup of coffee at home every morning saved us $20 a week, $80 a month, and $960 a year! Almost $1,000 savings just with coffee!

Where could you travel with $1,000 this year? This is a small start that can make a huge difference in the long run!

2. PACK YOUR LUNCH.

Savings per year: $2,900

5 Easy Ways to Save More Today to Travel More. NuventureTravels.com

I also needed to change my habit of eating out at lunch with only having $20 a month to spend for myself. I didn’t realize it, but before marrying Adam, I would consistently wake up late and not have enough time to pack my lunch. I’d go to the café next door to my office for lunch and get a salad. Every time I did this, it was between $8 and $12 depending on if I’d get an afternoon coffee with it. Spending $12 a day on lunch, meant I spent $60 a week, and $240 a month! That’s adds up to almost $2,900 a year! What traveling could you do with $2,900 extra this year?

To change my habits, I learned to either pack my lunch the night before or wake up early to have time to make my lunch in the morning. Remember, you don’t have to pack your lunch every day. It’s fun to go out with coworkers sometimes. What if you just made a small change two days a week. You’ll still be saving money. This is an easy way to do it!



3. SHARE MEALS AT RESTAURANTS.

Savings per year: $960

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We started this habit to save money and we noticed it kept our waistlines in check, too. Have you ever noticed you always eat way too much when you go out to eat? And you leave feeling stuffed and uncomfortable? We decided to start sharing our meals and we realized we stopped overeating when going out. By sharing, we save about $20 on each bill. We go out at least once a week, so $20 savings a week is $80 a month, and again another $960 a year!

Realistically, this habit can provide challenges. As a couple or if you’re with your friends, you have to agree on the same meal together. If you have a hard time agreeing all the time, you can take turns on who chooses the meal each time you go out. Also, at the beginning we were worried about still being hungry if we shared an entree. To stick to sharing, we always say that if one entree's not enough to fill us up, we can order something else. In the many years of practicing this, there’s only been a few occasions where we’ve ordered a second dish.



4. UNPLUG AND TURN OFF ELECTRONICS YOU’RE NOT USING.

Savings per powerbill: 5- 10%

We took this advice from our utility company and we try to be diligent about this. When we’re not in a room or using something, we turn off and unplug everything from the lights, the television, to chargers for our devices. We even unplug the microwave, hairdryer, coffee maker, curling iron, clothes iron, and washer and dryer when we're not using them. When these items are plugged in but not being used, they still use electricity. Why pay for the electricity when you’re not using it?



5. MAKE A GAME OF SPENDING $0 A DAY.

This trick comes from Round the World Couple. It’s brilliant! One way they saved for their world travels was to make a game out of saving money. They challenged themselves to days where they spent $0. We’ve tried it and it’s a fun challenge! It’ll get your creative juices going with figuring out fun and free things to do like going for a hike or getting creative with the food you already have in your cabinets and even taking it somewhere for a fun picnic!



WHICH ONE DO YOU WANT TO TRY TODAY?

Give one of these five ideas a try today! Each one of these is a tiny change you can make in your daily and weekly routine to save a bit of money to put towards more travels. If saving feels good, keep the habit going to save even more money to travel more!



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If you’re looking for accountability to try these habits, please connect with us on email, Instagram, or Facebook. We’re cheering you on!

By practicing these habits, you’re on your way to save more money for more travel this year. You got this!

-Lindsey & Adam Nubern


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