A financial crisis led to community member and author Tomislav Perko losing everything. But through Couchsurfing, he gained a love for travel. In this interview, he shares how becoming broke was one of the best things to happen to him as well as the challenges and rewards of traveling on a small budget.
The Schwarzes are a middle class family from Iowa that made travel a priority. With two kids in tow, they set out on a round-the-world trip. In this post, they explain how family travel is feasible and share their advice for other families out there!
Cat Gaa has been teaching ESL in Seville, Spain for 9 years and she shares what life is like in Spain, how others can get jobs, and what living in Spain is like. Finding work in the European Union can be quite difficult and this article shares the story of one person who overcame the hurdles.
A few months ago, I announced a new case study program, in which I would work with a cross-section of readers and help them plan and execute their trips, walking them through all the stages of travel planning and creating a roadmap toward their dream.
Earlier this year, I read the book Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams, about his quest to follow Hiram Bingham’s trail through Peru. It made me want to jump on a plane right then and there and gave me an insight to Peru I never knew before…and it gave a whole list of off […]
A few months ago, I read the book Visit Sunny Chernobyl by Andrew Blackwell, about the world’s biggest garbage-ridden and polluted places. It’s like the anti-travel guide. It’s about all the places a traveler wouldn’t go, the ugly places we overlook. It was interesting to learn about these places that exist but never get any […]