A few years ago, I interviewed travel legend Pauline Frommer, picking her brain for great travel tips. Since that time, the guidebook company that bears her family name changed hands before ending up back in the family. Additionally, the guidebook industry itself has changed a lot (competitor Lonely Planet was also sold). With all that […]
Today’s reader story comes from Arielle. She found a job on a yacht and used that as a platform to make her travel dreams a reality. In this interview, Arielle shares her tips, tricks, and advice for anyone thinking of working on a yacht in order to see the world.
I’ve been writing about travel hacking and one question that keeps popping up is “Matt, how can we travel hack in the UK?” So, here’s an interview with Robert from Head for Points, the premier travel hacking website for the UK. In it, he explains in great detail how those of you from the UK can get free flights and hotels like the rest of us across the pond!
When it comes to backpacking, Africa has a bad reputation. Stereotypes have led people to view the continent as unsafe and difficult to navigate – which is hardly the case. While Africa may be rough around the edges, Helen proves that it is easily manageable for the intrepid traveler!
Vagabonding is often considered the backpacker’s bible. It is a treatise on the personal and world benefits of travel, especially long-term travel. I still have my original copy and occasionally thumb through chapters. Ten years later, find out why Vagabonding is still a must-read for any backpacker worth their salt.
Backpacking isn’t just for the young! Don and Alison, both seniors and young at heart, sold their home to travel the world full-time, enjoying their retirement to the fullest. Find out how they do it – and how anyone can do it – with a little bit of drive and a willingness to take a chance on a better life!