Last year, I announced a case study program, in which I would work with a cross-section of readers and help them plan and execute their trips. Step-by-step, I walked them through all the stages of travel planning and helped them to create a roadmap toward their dream. Nearly a year later, here are their results.
In this post, Jim Kirkland, a 64-year-old US Army veteran, explains how he travels with mobility issues due to an unusual autoimmune disease called Inclusion Body Myositis. Here are his tips and advice for how he travels and resources you can use if traveling as a veteran and/or in a wheelchair.
Community member and travel blogger Will is an “extreme” budget traveler. For 8 years, he’s camped, hitchhiked, and experienced the world on less than $20 a day! In this interview, he shares his best travel tips for how you can be adventurous on a budget.
Longtime Lonely Planet writer and author of newly-released “The Way of Wanderlust,” Don George shares what he’s learned during his 40-year travel writing career in this interview. If you’re an aspiring travel writer looking for advice and to understand the industry or if you just love great storytelling, this interview is for you.
You’re never too old to travel the world and Sherill is proof. At 72 years old, Sherill has been budget traveling for the past 10 years. In this interview, she discusses how she sold her stuff and went out to finally realize her travel dreams. This interview is filled with practical tips for others looking to do the same!
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.