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Are You Suffering from Traveller FOMO?

I’ll never forget the French couple I met in Amed, a laid-back diving town on Bali’s east coast. They were halfway through an eight month world trip that took in four continents and two dozen countries, and they were exhausted. Or the thirty-something American who had quit his job to travel the world for a […]

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Hitting the Travel Wall – What to Do When You’ve Had Enough

It happens to the best of us. The Long-Term Travel Wall Moment. That awful moment where after months of being effortlessly propelled forward and onwards and upwards by some invisible force, you suddenly, inexplicably, run out of steam. You’re tired and you can’t remember what you are doing or why you are doing it, and […]

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Why Ditching the Travel Guide Might Be Good for You

Exactly two months into my 15 month solo trip round India and Asia, I lost my Lonely Planet. A friend had given me a Kindle as a farewell gift, and it was loaded with novels, travel classics and enough guidebooks to get me across the Subcontinent, through South East Asia and out the other side. I […]

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