At times, the entire World Travel Market felt like Burning Man. Different camps and different parties. Fantastic.
The best beaches in the world revealed by the world’s foremost travel blogging experts.
I caught up with the vagabonding vagabond blogger, Rolf Potts, via email and he kindly agreed to answer a few of my questions for Vagobond readers about life, travel, authenticity and himself.
Through the week, I curate the best travel stories I find at Vagobond Travel Media and then each Friday, I bring you the highlights here at the Vagobond Travel Museum. To let me know about a great story either contact me on G+, Email me, or simply use the Twitter or G+ hashtag #travelmuseum
Unlike hostals, hotels, and hospedajes, a homestay is often a rented room in a private home.
Melissa’s great adventures and fun writing are not strangers to Vagobond readers, but we thought it might be fun for you to get to know her a little bit better.
We are on the cusp of experiencing a world Vago Damitio’s vision has already taken him to, and from which Slackville Road is but an early account of what conditions will soon be like for more of us.
In Baños, the internet isn’t a main mode of communication. The best maps are hand drawn and photocopied with scrawling notes. Business transactions can be low tech. People buy, sell, and rent through flyers in windows.
Essentially it’s like sitting down with a pen and an atlas and then being able to see how much it costs. Fun and in terms of planning your trip…it’s pretty damn useful too.
You might be surprised not to see Iraq and Afghanistan listed, but we figured that you already knew they were dangerous, so we focused on the countries you might have THOUGHT were safe.
Don’t read anything about the country of place you are going to. That way you won’t understand the culture, the traditions, the history, the climate, or anything else. You will be able to have a completely one dimensional experience.