Some people think traveling is a hobby, others believe it’s a calling. Traveling has the ability to be completely overwhelming while other times it is exactly what you need to take time off from the mundane tasks of everyday. Recently, I read an article about dromomania, which is the official term for having the urge to travel to the point where it makes you physically anxious if you do not travel.
Living in a new country is certainly an interesting experience, as you find yourself constantly comparing everything in this new land to what you’re used to back home. I can’t tell you how many times I found myself laughing and going, “This is SO weird,” during my first month in New Zealand.
While moving overseas isn't the answer to fulfilling everyone's retirement dream, more and more people are leaving their home countries to live elsewhere and for very good reasons. Below we have listed seven of these reasons.
Here in Panajachel, Guatemala there is a man who buys a dozen roses from a vendor who has the best roses ever, and gives them away – one at a time – to the women of this town. Some think it’s scandalous since he’s a married man, but others (especially the women receiving the rose) think it’s sweet. Charming. Generous. Delightful.
At nineteen years of age, it was the trip of my lifetime. One of my very first travel adventures was in the early 70s when I went cross country as a passenger on a motorcycle. My parents were probably terrified for me, but my boyfriend was a good driver, gasoline was $0.29 a gallon, I had $400 in cash and a plastic coat. What could go wrong?
England’s Lake District is famous for its lakes, mountains and breath-taking scenery, with each region having its own appearance and character. From William Wordsworth’s poetry to Alfred Wainwright’s walking guides, the area has long inspired people to visit and experience its peaceful, rugged beauty for themselves. Check out this awesome new infographic from Craig Manor Hotel with 10 things you didn't know about this beautiful corner of England.
Super excited to be featured among some really amazing travelers on this list at VEEDYOU! If you're looking for some quick tips for how to get the most from your GoPro, there's some really excellent advice here. Head on over here to view the full list, or view the infographic below!
Reading a title like this usually renders one of three emotions in its readers: exhilaration, fear, or admiration. Sometimes it’s only one, sometimes it’s a combination of all three. Those who are exhilarated by it tend to be the adventurers, the soul-searchers, the DIY, “ain’t nobody need a man” type of humans, while those who fear it come from an angle of confusion.
This month marks the beginning of my full-time digital nomad lifestyle. I don’t have an apartment, a car, or debt, and all of my work is accomplished online. Right now, I’m in Montreal writing from an Airbnb while comparing awesome expat destinations - it’s a jump that’s been a long time coming.
At 12,320 feet on a cloud obscured road in the Ecuadorian Andes, with visibility close to nothing, our bus could not get traction. We had already been slippin', slidin' and fishtailing for half an hour. At five AM, daylight was not due for a full 47 minutes.