Ceil Tulloch has been working abroad teaching English abroad for the past 11 years and most recently has been teaching in Saudi Arabia. In this interview, she shares her experience with life and work in Saudi Arabia as well as tips for starting a career as an English teacher.
Backpacking is a great way to explore the world. However, gay travelers have to deal with a new set of challenges on the road. Learn here how to face obstacles and overcome them when you travel so you can enjoy your backpacking experience to the fullest!
Because different questions arise if you are traveling as part of the LGBT community, I’m introducing a new column by LGBT travel guru, Adam Goffman. In this first post, he addresses safety concerns and other worries of gay travelers.
In this post, I interview Alex – a 29-year-old black guy from Northern California who’s traveling the world. In it, he shares how he got started as well as the obstacles he’s had to face – both at home and abroad – based on the color of his skin.
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.
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.
The Schwarzes are a middle class family from Iowa that made travel a priority. With two kids in tow, they set out on a round-the-world trip. In this post, they explain how family travel is feasible and share their advice for other families out there!
Months ago, I announced that I wanted to help four readers plan their trips from start to finish as part of a case study project for this website. While I haven’t talked about this in a long time, it’s because I’ve been busy making it happen. After going through 450 applications and countless follow-up calls, […]
Posted: 07/21/2014 | July 21st, 2014 One things we haven’t focused on this site is LGBT travel and, as we bring in a wider range of reader interviews, I wanted to highlight LGBT readers as I’m curious learn about their experiences traveling around the world, as many countries have harsh anti-gay laws. So when Auston […]
Posted: 06/24/2014 | June 24th, 2014 There are a lot of ways to fund your travels: we’ve met readers who’ve taken odd jobs, worked on yachts, volunteered, saved for their trip, and more. What I love about reader success stories is that they highlight the diversity of ways to make travel a reality — it doesn’t […]
Posted: 04/21/2014 | April 21st, 2014 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 […]