“Tourist” Shouldn’t be a Dirty Word: My Thoughts on Tourist-Shaming

“Tourist” Shouldn’t be a Dirty Word: My Thoughts on Tourist-Shaming

If you regularly do any travel research or travel blog reading, you may be aware of the ‘tourist vs traveler” mindset that has been quietly infiltrating our community, masquerading itself as a positive movement. There are a number of offending influencers who outwardly tout the benefits of more fully immersing themselves in the local culture, … Read More

The Most Difficult Trip to Plan

The Most Difficult Trip to Plan

I’ve been planning our trip itineraries for 5 years now. I developed my own process of using Google Drive, which has worked quite well and ensured that our trips were packed full of great sites and activities. Sometimes we followed our plan closely, but usually we would modify it; either way, it was always a great … Read More