You might be feeling a lot of anxiety planning your trip and you might be worried about having “the perfect trip.” I’ve been there and I understand, but I can tell you from years of experience that the more you plan your trip, the more anxiety you will face. Feeling overwhelmed is natural, so here’s my advice on how to deal with it.
Whenever I talk to people about long-term travel, they tell me they wish they could do what I do. They tell me all their travel dreams, then they come up with common excuses as to why they can’t realize them. So today, I just wanted to say one thing: travel is easier than you think.
In this post, I share my biggest shock of coming home. I’ve found that the transition from traveler and life on the road to being back into your old life is a difficult one. When everything is new and exciting and all of a sudden becomes familiar and, well, a little boring, it can be hard to deal with.
Meeting people on the road can be challenging if you’re not always comfortable in social situations. In this guest post, behavior investigator Vanessa Van Edwards shares her expert tips and advice to help you conquer your anxiety and become comfortable engaging travelers and locals while you travel.
There are so many incredible places in the world, but even with all the wonders, I believe there’s no such thing as a “must-see.” In this post, I discuss my philosophy when it comes to travel.
Finding romance on the road really isn’t that hard…but long-term romance? That’s the challenge. Travelers are usually hard pressed to remain in one spot, adding to the regular complications of relationships. Are they impossible? Absolutely not. But it’s an uphill battle…
Kindred spirits abound on the travel trail, and people are constantly starting and ending relationships – sometimes in the same day. So there you are, in that hostel with your new romance – what do you do? Where will you go? Well, here are some do’s and don’ts for having sex in a hostel – let me explain!
There are certain skills that might help you more than others if you’re traveling because if there is one constant in travel, it is that eventually, something goes wrong. But the good news is that they are skills you can learn and the longer you are gone, the more you learn to deal with unexpected situations.
Chris is a 31-year old traveler from Canada. He’s an expert on vegan and budget travel. With over a decade of traveling as a vegan under his belt, he shares some tips and tricks to help you find the best vegan food all around world. Best of all, he shows you how to do this on a budget by meeting and staying with locals!
Getting scammed while traveling happens more often than you think! Unfortunately, there are some people out there who want to take advantage of you not being familiar with your surroundings. But a healthy dose of suspicion goes a long way in avoiding scams. Here’s how to identify common scams.
Steve Kamb, creator of Nerd Fitness and author of “Level Up Your Life” gives in-depth advice on how to stay fit while on the road. Included is a workout you can do anywhere, guidelines on how to party, and how to eat without going overboard. If you want to travel and feel great at the same time, then this post is for you.
As travelers of the world, we have a unique opportunity to break down barriers, foster cultural exchange, and create a positive impact on communities around the world. We can banish stereotypes of our own cultures, stimulate the local economy, and bring fresh ideas and perspective to places. Here is my list of rules to live by for the intrepid traveler.