Vacation that really matters

vacation that really matters

Taking a vacation that really matters | We are living in the hyper-connected age of smartphones, tweets and social newsfeeds. How do we take vacation? There are different flavors: (A) just taking time off at home, (B) travel for fun but semi-tethered to your digital devices, and (C) leaving home for a complete digital detox. Would you be capable and ready to opt into C?

Most remote travel destination Tahiti

getting not easy tahiti

Most remote travel destination Tahiti | Getting there is not easy. The polynesian island of Tahiti is one of the most remote tourist destinations on earth. For being fairly small in size and so extremely remote, impressive 44,000 tourist arrivals have been counted in 2017 …

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 …

Most remote travel destination Salar de Uyuni

Most remote travel destination Salar de Uyuni

Most remote travel destination Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia | Salar de Uyuni is just an overwhelming place, the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 sqkm. Located up high in the Daniel Campos Province in Potosi, it will force you up an elevation of 3,656 meters above mean sea level to get a look at it …

Remote travel destination Lake Baikal

lake baikal siberia russia

Remote travel destination Lake Baikal, Russia | After the fall of the Soviet Union, tourism into Russia became easier. But not too many leisure travelers make it beyond St. Petersburg or Moscow. Lake Baikal – the largest freshwater lake in the world – is not yet overrun by tourists …

Most remote travel destination Nauru

Most remote travel destination Nauru

Most remote travel destination Nauru | If you like it rough and you have too much time, go to Nauru. Nauru is a small, very isolated western Pacific island with only 10,000 inhabitants. It lacks many of the tourist facilities of its larger neighbors Fiji, Cook Islands, and New Caledonia. Tourism is not a major contributor to the economy. In fact Nauru is the least popular tourist destination out there in Oceania, counting only 200 tourists a year …