Apocalypse Travel Guide: Where In The World To Go Before It’s Gone Forever
Itineraries / Spiritual Teachings / Travel Advice

Apocalypse Travel Guide: Where In The World To Go Before It’s Gone Forever

You’re probably all aware that according to the Mayans, the world is ending next week. I feel foolish if I choose to believe this. There is little physical evidence that the apocalypse is coming. Then again, I feels foolish not to believe it a little bit. If I ignore it and then the Mayans turn … Continue reading

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Emotional Journey of Deciding to Travel
Personal Growth / Travel Advice

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Emotional Journey of Deciding to Travel

There may come a time in your twenties where the long-term traveling you’ve always dreamt of finally becomes possible. You have the money, the time, the freedom and the guts. This is very exciting, but in reality, deciding to travel may evoke a lot more emotion than just excitement. The other day a friend of … Continue reading

How I Learned to Travel Amazingly Adventurously For Free
Social Change / Travel Advice / Travel Stories

How I Learned to Travel Amazingly Adventurously For Free

by Emily Sussell In my seven months abroad the single most interesting thing I encountered was a thirty-nine page zine entitled “How to Live An Amazingly Adventurous Life For Zero Dollars a Day.” I found this brilliant work on the bookshelf of my second Couchsurfing.com host, Kim, in Adelaide, South Australia. Kim, a permaculture activist, conveniently … Continue reading

4 Alternatives to Typical Thailand Tourism
Travel Advice

4 Alternatives to Typical Thailand Tourism

by Emily Sussell Thailand’s flavorful food, picturesque beaches, unique culture and friendly locals make it an increasingly popular destination. While backpacking in Thailand myself, I was impressed by how tightly their tourism business was run. It seemed like a really easy place to fall into “tourist traps,” spending unnecessary amounts of money on unexceptional experiences. … Continue reading