How young is too young to travel?|
My SiteHow young is too young to travel? It's a question that comes up whenever the subject of family travel arises. Some worry about the risk of illness for infants on the road. Others have fears that their child will reject every food option that i...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Should terrorism keep Americans from traveling overseas?
My SiteIn the wake of recent terror attacks in Paris and an article in an Al Qaeda magazine that provided instructions for making a bomb that is undetectable by current airport security technology, the U.S. State Department issued the following trave...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The Age of Travel is not over
My Site“There is a sniffy school of thought that promotes the idea that the age of travel is over, and that in 1946 when Evelyn Waugh published the juiciest selections from his travel books under the title When the Going Was Good, it was to be ...
Monday, January 26, 2015
The difference: Living well vs. Doing well, Part 2
My SiteIn a way, simplifying your life for vagabonding is easier than it sounds. This is because travel by its very nature demands simplicity. If you don't believe this, just go home and try stuffing everything you own into a backpack. This will neve...
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Vagabonding Case Study: The Wagoners
My SiteAlan (Dad), Heidi (Mom), and Lars and Anya (Kids) Wagoner Wagoners Abroad Age: 45, 49, 12, and 10, respectively Hometown: I grew up in Nevada, Heidi grew up in California, and we started our family in Apex, North Carolina, so I guess I̵...
Friday, January 23, 2015
What travel hacking isn't
My SiteWhile I already have quite a few posts about what travel hacking is, I think ultra-beginners to the topic can benefit from hearing about it in a context of what it ISN’T as well. Because to be honest, the media has picked up on bits and ...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Vagabonding Case Study: Behan Gifford
My SiteBehan Gifford SailingTotem.com Age: 44 Hometown: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA Quote: At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much. -Robin Lee Graham How did you find out about Vagabonding, and how did you find it useful befo...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
What you see on large news channels is not the only news
My Site“What you see on large news channels is not the only truth, or even the only news. In fact, often it is the bad news. If you want to hear the good news, then travel. People are basically good and worth knowing, whatever the race or cultu...
Monday, January 19, 2015
Solo travel when you're not traveling solo
My SiteTraveling slowly with my husband across Southeast Asia has been a great way to leave our jobs and lives in Canada behind to explore the world on a small budget. It also means we spend a lot of time together. Every meal, every walk, every bus r...
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Vagabonding Case Study: Jarryd Salem
My Site Jarryd Salem nomadasaurus.com Age: 27 Hometown: Sydney, Australia Quote: "Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." – Robert Frost How did you find out about Vagab...
Saturday, January 17, 2015