Can You Really Be Addicted to Travel?

Many people online enjoy sharing pictures and videos of their recent travels on their social media platforms. Because of this, there are many people who always try to travel as much as possible and get the most interesting pictures for their social media accounts to impress their followers. But is this a sign of being…View Post

The Fundamentals of Freelancing Abroad

Whether you’re going on a business trip or you simply like to travel for extended periods of time, there is nothing wrong with mixing business and pleasure by freelancing abroad. In fact, working is an excellent way to fund your trip and gain experience along the way. Plus, you never know what connections you’ll make…View Post

Is There a Difference Between a Tourist and a Traveller?

Many people try to make a clear distinction between tourists and travellers, although such a demarcation is quite value-laden. It is often a way for people to create a hierarchy of travel, whereby self-identified travellers can feel assured that they are travelling in a more adventurous, exciting, and authentic way. (I recently covered the topic…View Post

Our Search for Authentic Travel: The Tourist Gaze and the Commodification of Culture

Authentic travel experiences: that’s what we all seem to be after when we go abroad. When exploring new locales and relaying our experiences to others upon our return, there’s often nothing more self-satisfying to talk about how authentic a particular experience was. I have written previously about how this concept of authenticity can feed into…View Post

How to Make the Digital Nomad Lifestyle Sustainable

Digital nomadism – the combination of travel with remote work – is an increasingly popular trend. Many bright-eyed millennials see it as a way to ditch the drudgery of a boring and uninspiring 9-to-5 while at the same time satisfying their hunger for travel. Yet despite all of the travel bloggers and YouTubers who ‘sell’…View Post