Until recently, my awareness of Tasmania was limited to the Hollywood movie – Lion. I envisioned it to be a cold, remote wet and dark place, with rough seas and bare mountains, leading on to Antarctica. But I was absolutely wrong! Tasmania feels a lot like the Mediterranean, because of its climate, scenery and produce. … Continue reading Do You Know About This Mediterranean Island in Australia?
Travel is the best teacher there is. This saying is used in many different contexts. When we travel, we step back in history, discover a new culture, try different foods, but most of all, encounter all kinds of people. Through my travels, I have realized that there is goodness in everyone, no matter how different … Continue reading Uplifting Stories Of People I Encountered During My Travels
When you are planning a trip abroad with sustainability in mind, it can sometimes be complex and hard to execute. You may think of options like a group trip, head to a particular destination you think is more sustainable, or look for ways to make a positive impact when you arrive. Thankfully, some travel organizations, … Continue reading How G Adventures Gives Back to the Community
With several countries still closed and vacation plans coming to a halt, the need to travel is at an all-time high. If you are looking through old travel pictures, feeling nostalgic about places, or still trying to plan a trip for the near future, you’ll definitely get the travel blues. The pandemic has everyone on … Continue reading Best Travel Books of 2020 That You Need To Read
Research has proven that travel is good for your health and well being. While you may be on a staycation right now, this is the best time to spark your wanderlust and start planning your next trip. Here are a few ways you can keep learning about the world, get ideas for your next destination, … Continue reading How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust Without Leaving Home
The only place in Australia to see native Tasmanian devils and pet a rescued wombat.
Adventure travel writer Phoebe Smith shares her soothing tales of Slow Travel with the Calm community and helps people fall asleep on World Sleep Day.
Last night, the immigration website for Canada crashed due to too much traffic. Apparently, that is the first country Americans think of moving to (almost every 4 years) especially during election time. Most of them do not end up making the jump across the border though. This time it’s different. A lot of my friends … Continue reading Where In The World Do You Want To Move To?
Honestly, I am jealous of my friends in the corporate world who get to jet set when they fly for work. They relax in their flatbed seats while sipping on a glass of champagne served in real crystal glass, while I am squeezed in the economy middle seat for up to 30 hours at a time. As … Continue reading Flying Qatar Airways Business Class
Today’s young adults are faced with many pressures that make the transition between important life stages overwhelming. From juggling a packed schedule of classes, sports and extracurricular activities in high school to graduating college with unmanageable debt and an uncertain job market, it’s no wonder more students than ever are taking a break to travel, … Continue reading 10 Financial Tips Every Gap Year Traveler Should Know