Travel Thoughts2021-11-15T21:46:31-05:00

Explore stories and thoughts from travelers around the world!

The stories you’ll find here are from travelers all over the world. From inspiration, to musings, to heartbreak and romance, travel is a life-changing experience, and one worth telling. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

Not sure where to start? Check out the top travel musing this month: Being an Introverted Digital Nomad: Living Abroad, Country-Hopping, and Independence

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September 17th, 2021|

Ramping up to the launch of our monthly feature for those who'd like to become digital nomads and semi-retired travelers, I'm sharing this interview I did as a longtime nomad myself, with some thoughts in particular about being less-than-social along the way.

September 14th, 2021|

What's it like to travel on the Amtrak Auto Train? Read this story from a semi-retiree and frequent traveler who knows all about it!

April 13th, 2020|

If nothing else, travel trains you to become flexible - to deal with the unexpected. If you're dealing with a shake-up, remember lessons from your travels.

February 3rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll look at Anthony Bourdain’s 10 best episodes of Parts Unknown. Take time to watch them, and you’ll be hungry for more than just food.

December 12th, 2019|

Twice in the last year, two friends have confided in me that they no longer have an interest in making new friendships. What's causing that?

November 16th, 2019|

To get you excited about your next adventure, we’ve compiled a list of funny travel quotes. From movies to Mark Twain, these are sure to brighten your day!

September 9th, 2019|

Change is hard. How do you approach it head-on, and how do you deal with it when it seems to happen so gradually you don't even notice it sometimes?

March 5th, 2018|

Becoming a digital nomad was something I always wanted to do - and a breakup led me to make the jump. Here are some lessons I've learned so far.

January 12th, 2018|

So many people think traveling is a hobby, or a calling. Is travel writing important to you? Does it encourage you to break away and pursue your dreams?

October 20th, 2017|

Have you wondered what it's like to move to a new country by yourself? Read Megan's story about moving to Ireland from the USA for some honest insights.

August 14th, 2017|

One of the most important components of living in a small town is building relationships. This is having Personal Capital to spend when you most need it.

August 14th, 2017|

Frequent, small pleasures are the key to creating happiness, far more than one big pleasure. How can you incorporate this into your daily routine?

July 14th, 2017|

We all have a desire to be free, and here at Frayed Passport, much of that is defined as the ability to travel the world. How can you claim your freedom?

July 14th, 2017|

What kind of emotional weight are you carrying around? These "rocks in your basket" can weigh you down the more you take on. Let's see how to balance it.

May 11th, 2017|

Our friends Billy and Akaisha have been on the road for years - check out their story about finding love in historic El Gavilan cantina in Chapala, Mexico!

May 11th, 2017|

Live your dream: here are five tips on how to move in the direction of personal peace, and how they will change your life if you implement them.

March 31st, 2016|

How exciting! Frayed Passport was featured on Money Nomad's list of 35 digital nomads - people who've built careers that let us travel whenever we'd like.

September 8th, 2014|

If you're curious about what lies beyond the borders of your country, you can lead a life of endless discovery. Here are 15 truths about travel and life.

April 30th, 2014|

Musician Elisa Korenne discusses the many ways travel has inspired her songwriting, and the myriad reasons all artists should make time to travel the world.

November 25th, 2013|

Even if you can't drop everything and travel the world right now, you can still bring the magic of it to your day-to-day life. Read on to learn how!

November 14th, 2013|

Akaisha Kaderli of Retire Early Lifestyle discusses what it's like to be a world traveler and the trade-offs one must make to vagabond around the globe.