You never know what might happen on the road. Stepping out your door into the unknown is what makes travel so exciting. Each day brings endless possibility, but that possibility is for both good and bad. What can you do to mitigate those unfortunate possibilities? Be prepared!
Wondering how to explain your recent gap year or career break on a resume? Employers will want to know just what you were doing during that time, so you’ll need to highlight your travels in the best possible light. The question is, how do you do that?
Last year, I talked about how travelers are often chasing ghosts. We revisit places, trying to capture that initial amazingness we felt while we were there. And most of the time we end up disappointed. We go back and try to re-create something that can’t be re-created. We are all like drug addicts, simply trying […]
I often feel that the “rawness” of travel can lead to instant lifelong friends. You meet someone once and feel like you’ve known them for years. As fellow travelers, we already have common bonds that make friendship between us more likely. We have a shared interest, a shared experience – life on the road – and it brings us together faster and stronger than usual.
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.
So many travelers want the local experience when they go abroad, but meeting locals is not as easy as it’s often made out to be. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible! In this post, I show you how to overcome the difficulty of meeting locals so that you can make new friends from around the world!