Five years is a long time to be on the road. I never thought I was going to travel this long. Yet here I am, still on the road. I’ve learned a ton during these past years, about myself and the world around me. Here are the highlights!
I’m a man of routine. Whenever I fly, I put my boarding pass in my passport, and then put both of those in the magazine pocket in front of my seat. I flip through the bad in-flight magazine. I put it back. I tune out to my music. Grab my passport and exit the plane. […]
Most people associate “travel” with a long-term, big, expensive trip and thus discount all the short-term methods of travel. Just because you don’t get much vacation time each year doesn’t mean you can’t still travel. In this post, I explain how you can travel even when you’re “time starved.”
All too often, hostels fall victim to a few common stereotypes. Hostels are considered to be dirty, loud, and uncomfortable. Fortunately, most hostels are actually very clean, organized, and full of wonderful people. Best of all, you’ll find people of all ages in them! If you are a traveling baby boomer be sure to give hostels a chance – your wallet will thank you!
If you’re stuck in the monotony of routine (whether you’ve been on the road too long or you’ve been in one place too long), a great way to spice up your life (and enrich it, too) is to volunteer internationally. Here are 9 ways you can get started.
Travel makes for a great break when you are feeling low. Whether you take a weekend, a week, a month, or a year, just getting out and doing something different can recharge the batteries. The excitement, the fun, and the new places you see give you more energy and bring you back into focus.