In this post I provide some honest travel advice, as hitting the road isn’t always the paradise magazines lead you to believe. Here’s why.
Experiencing culture is a focus for many travelers, and what better way to become immersed in your destination than to stay in the homes of locals? We know. How about staying in one or more of our picks for quirky, […]
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger – Buddha I recently started attending a meditation class called “Soup and Serenity” on Wednesday afternoons at Dipamkara Meditation Center in Port Jefferson, New York. […]
Have you experienced culture shock? My first dose of culture shock isn’t something that I look back on with disdain. In fact, I’m thankful for these moments of discomfort and learning, which often lead to a transformative travel experience. Think […]
During our round-the-world trip, my boyfriend and I routinely played a game where you had to choose the top three places you’d live if you could. We ingeniously called it “Where Would You Live?” The list would always change (Koh […]
Looking to travel to Thailand? Thailand expert and editor of One Weird Globe Chris Backe shares his knowledge of the country with advice and recommendations on how to travel on a budget, immerse yourself in local culture and go beyond […]
Sweat trickles down my neck and runs down the small of my back as I desperately try to shake my loose t-shirt and create a breeze. It doesn’t help that it’s unacceptable in Thailand – especially in a temple – […]