Long term travel is one of the most exciting, interesting, and learning experiences a person can do in their lifetime. It makes you a far more well adjusted person, more open minded, independent, and confident. But spending extended time on the road has its ups and downs. It’s not all rainbows and unicorns (but it mostly is!). Below you will find all my advice on how to be prepared for life on the road and all that goes along with it. (This advice might also be handy even if you’re not going around the world!)
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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.
For the first time in a long time, I am going to a place I know nothing about... and I’m thrilled! Normally, if I have enough of a basic understanding of a place, I just wing it, but Sri Lanka required some work. Here's how to plan a trip in a destination you know nothing about.
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. Travel can be a life-changing thing — not […]
When I was younger, I was very socially awkward. I got anxiety trying to talk to strangers. Travel forced me to get over that and become what is termed a “learned extrovert.” It’s sink or swim on the road and, since I wanted to travel and be on the road so much, I decided to […]
I get a lot of questions about health care on the road – “How can I avoid getting sick? What need vaccines? What happens when I do get sick?” Since I’m not a doctor, I don’t like giving medical advice so I’ve asked Mike Huxley, a registered nurse and author of the blog Bemused Backpacker […]