Despite the apparent disadvantages of traveling the world alone, it’s still a far more advantageous journey to take solo.
A fictitious 1st person account of a modern backpacker traveling the world for a year, based on my own experiences and other travelers.
ASK is a series of posts answering questions asked by readers about the vagabonding operative lifestyle. Contact me to ask your own.
While traveling the world I’ve learned things about myself, people and (obviously) the world that I didn’t even know there was to learn.
As vagabonding is a lifestyle of world travel, it’s just as important to stay physically fit as it is in any other way of living.
Imagine a worldwide community of travelers opening up their homes and couches for other travelers to stay with them, not for money but for cultural exchange and friendship.
Persistent travel means consistently new environments and foreign cultures – the ability to adapt and blend in are vital factors of being an effective vagabond.
Wanderlust is an irrationally intense desire to travel to achieve a level of satisfaction that forever increases the closer we get to it.
Boundless airport connections with cheap flights, the internet with vast information and mobile technology within our palms make the world a much smaller place than it used to be.
The world is a beautiful and dangerous place.