Travel has a lot of unexpected side effects: it triggers your imagination, it expands your worldview, it encourages you to connect with others and makes you a more confident, self-aware person. Also, it tends to put 10 to 15 pounds on you. The ... Discover More..
In the last few months, a barrage of articles has been released pointing to a general ongoing backlash against tourism. Protests in Barcelona, anger in Venice over rising rents and locals being pushed out of the city, Thailand choosing to ban so-call... Discover More..
If you've been reading this blog for a while, you know that I truly believe the dangers of travel are frequently overblown by the media (and people who have never been outside of their country). Most of it boils down to a lot of fear-inducing hype, a... Discover More..
I wish I could rattle off a list of all the exotic, far-flung locales I explored in 2016, but no such list exists. I visited one and only one new country: Sweden (which, by the way, everyone needs to visit immediately if you can - and with Norwegian ... Discover More..
A lot of travel bloggers, myself included, like to focus on the fun, rewarding, exciting and generally all around amazing parts of travel. Why wouldn't we? We're people who gave up job security, comfort, and the approval of most professional adult pe... Discover More..
This post includes affiliate links, which I get a small commission from if you use. However, these are products I endorse and use myself, so all opinions and views are, as always, my own. On to the main event! How Do You Travel Like a Local? Travel... Discover More..
Hello again! Sorry for the delay in posting, but travel life has been a bit hectic lately - all will be explained soon. It's been long enough since I wrote my "How to Make Friends on the Road" series, so let's get to it - Part 2. The Internet toda... Discover More..
I have previously written about why everyone should try solo travel at least once in their lives, but more recently I have become aware of some troubling facts and statistics when it comes to male solo travel. In writing this, I am aware that this ma... Discover More..
The first time you hit the road solo is an exhilarating yet intimidating experience. If you've been following my blog, you know that I recommend everyone try solo travel at least once in their life, because the personal rewards and experiences you... Discover More..
I love sharing all my travel experiences and knowledge with my readers, but there are certain issues I can't speak on with any expertise because I haven't really lived them. While I do work from my laptop while traveling, I am far from a full-time di... Discover More..