The Link Between Travel and Personal Development

Think of a reason to go travelling and you’ll probably focus on the fact that it’s an incredible experience. You get to try new dishes, meet new people, and see historical and cultural sights while taking a break from your career – what’s not to like? However, travelling doesn’t just have to be about partying…View Post

How to Look After Your Mental Health During Long-Term Travel

Solo long term-travel has its ups and downs. The lows just come with the experience: the constant goodbyes, disappointments, exhaustion, sickness, injuries, lack of privacy, homesickness, a missed flight, or getting lost, robbed or scammed. These lows are valuable in their own right, but you may find yourself so low and fed up that you…View Post

Can You Oppose Animal Abuse and Still Eat Meat?

The well-known travel blogger Matt Kepnes (better known as Nomadic Matt) previously wrote a blog post on how to stop animal abuse in the tourism industry. As someone who’s deeply interested in the ethical dimension of travel, I was glad to see this post. He describes the scale of abuse, which depends on tourist money, and offers suggestions…View Post

How to Afford a Nomadic Lifestyle

Being a digital nomad is a life-changing experience that lets you explore new places, find out how little you really need to get by, and cross paths with people you might never otherwise have met. It’s a personal journey that tests you and makes you more independent, insightful, and confident. However, you can’t just decide…View Post

Hiking Mount Rinjani: A Mental and Physical Challenge Like No Other

Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia, standing at 3,726m, surpassed only by Mount Kerinci (3,805m) on the island of Sumatra. Situated on the island of Lombok, Mount Rinjani is a popular hiking spot for many tourists, as the island is easily reachable from Bali. Mount Rinjani is quite unique as a volcano,…View Post