Far too many people believe the notion that travel is expensive, unsafe, and impossible unless you are rich. They couldn’t be more wrong. In this post, I break down the most common travel myths that are keeping people from taking the plunge and living their dreams. Are you one of them?
When I started traveling in 2006, there were no large travel blogs as we know them, sharing economy websites, or apps, and there were few online booking sites for obscure destinations. I remember finding only one website about backpacking in Europe and a couple of forums where I could ask questions. Information was there, but […]
When it comes to travel, people think what’s holding them back is money. They imagine they can’t travel because, unlike me, they can’t tap the Bank of Mom and Dad, are burdened by their debt, and simply assume I’m just lucky and special. They’re wrong. With passion and some patience, everyone can travel. And I’ll show you how.
Every day I get asked hundreds of travel questions. My inbox is constantly full, and it takes hours each day to answer them all. I’m not bothered, because I enjoy answering people’s travel questions and helping others travel more. However, not every question merits a single 1,000-word blog post to answer it; most have simple […]
Motivated people can achieve anything they set their mind to. But how does one stay motivated when you are busy working and living life while your family and friends disparage your ideas, you’re overwhelmed planning your trip, or maybe you’re just burnt out from being on the road? Let me show you.
Motivation is not an unlimited wellspring but a battery that has to be kept fully charged. While the idea of travel is always inspiring, sometimes life gets in the way and then suddenly, your eyes are no longer on the prize.
The North American frequent flier market isn’t looking so good. Across the world, frequent flier programs were never that generous to begin with, and though there have not been any major international program changes as of late, I’m sure they will one day follow suit. Find out what all this means for you and your travel plans.