In our last reader story, I highlighted the story of Vikram and Ishwinder, an Indian couple who navigated a complex visa system in order to travel the world. Indians face a lot of restrictions on where they can visit and, for most countries in the world, an extensive visa process. So do Filipinos. It took […]
As an American, it’s easy for me to travel the world. My dollar goes far (though not as far as it used to), and I only have to worry about visas to a few countries around the world. Yet not everyone is blessed with a golden passport (EU, British, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand passports […]
I’ve featured a lot of readers on this website: solo travelers, couples, young and old travelers, Brits, Canadians, and Americans. But there are still a lot of viewpoints I haven’t covered. So today’s reader interview brings some more diversity and perspective to our series. Today we talk to Oneika, a thirty-something, single black traveler from […]
One of the things that keeps people from traveling is money. They either don’t have enough, don’t think they can save enough, or fret about coming home with not enough. The truth is, however, money isn’t the largest obstacle.
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.