The Downside of Traveling alone when you are young

Downside Traveling alone young

The Downside of Traveling alone when you are young | This post is about the realities of travel no-one wants to talk about. Those of you traveling young and alone with the experience of waiting in an hour-long queue at the Louvre in Paris or at Universal Studios in Singapore, know better. You end up on

Why do we travel

why do we travel

Why do we travel? | Sure, tourism helps economies. Several countries benefit in large parts from tourism in an economic context. But that’s not the reason for you to pack your bag and ride into the unknown. There have been 999 million international tourist arrivals counted last year. We didn’t ask all of those tourists

Weird Places: Japan

weird places japan

Weird Places Japan | Our weird-places episode no. 4 is about the entire country of Japan. For the western mindset Japan can be quite weird. Japanese people eat raw fish in the morning. They celebrate the phallus. They nap on cockroach cushions. They pretend to sleep at work and they buy snake wine or shrimp

Weird Places: Lake Natron, Tanzania

Weird Places Lake Natron Tanzania

Weird Places Lake Natron Tanzania | Weird Places, episode 3: Lake Natron in the Arusha region of Tanzania, close to Kenya. That’s actually not too far away from Mt. Kilimanjaro. Lake Natron is a truly strange place because of high levels of natron and trona in the water. As we all know, water should better

Weird Places: Salton Sea California

salton sea california

Salton Sea California | Let’s take on another weird place: Salton Sea, just a few miles south of Palm Springs in sunny California, and not too far away from the Mexican border. Disaster tourists find a gem here. Salton Sea is a highly toxic artificial lake. But this was not always the case. At its

Weird Places: Ice Crystal Caves Iceland

Ice Crystal Caves Iceland

Weird Places: Ice Crystal Caves Iceland | Are you up for chasing some ice? At wintertime, when people in the northern hemisphere do anything but traveling, Iceland offers a rare tourist attraction: Between November and March ice caving tours are a popular treat for tourists. It’s the time of the year when ice caves are