More and more people are setting off with one-way plane tickets in search of broader horizons, grand adventures, and a nomadic lifestyle – even if only for a year or so. We have elaborate ideas of all the places we will see; some familiar, some different, and some completely alien to all our senses.
We start off touring through the first few destinations while we get our traveling legs under us, we learn to make fast friends on the road, and we slide into a decent rhythm of traveling.
And then it happens: we get stuck.
It happens to all of us. Spend enough time on the road, and it will happen to you too.
I happen to be a very (very) slow traveler. Since leaving my hometown two years ago, I spent one year traveling through my own country of Canada, and the second year between Hawaii, Southeast Asia, and Australia. I still have another six months in Australia before I plan to move on. And believe it or not – I am gearing up to spend even longer here.
There are no posts. Why not be the first to have your say?
Vagabondish is an online magazine that discusses offbeat backpacking and travel news, advice, how-to tips and tall tales from a…
We travel for a multitude of reasons, but here’s one that’s just coming on the radar: riot tourism. Traveling to attend a riot is more common than you might think.
Three days on Isla del Sol, in Lake Titicaca; natural beauty and Inca legends
Differences in daily life between Canada and Peru
Iquitos: the largest and most popular jungle destination in Peru
Madrid's Festival of San Isidro has morphed from a religious procession to a full scale arts festival