Best Reads: August 2014

Best Reads: August 2014

Once a month, we pick our favourite posts from other travel blogs from the last month, and tell you why they’re worth reading or why we connected with them in particular; our best reads of the month!

Enjoy!

Resisting the Cult of Stuff from Twenty-Something Traveler

Stephanie presents the dilemma of every traveller who has ever downsized in order to travel, but then has settled in one place long enough to begin to succumb to the cycle of consumerism that so many cultures are now based on. Will she resist?

Coming up for breath from Bridges and Balloons

I love the way Victoria describes her briefly rekindled love affair with London. Reading her stuff is always an effortless pleasure, and this post got me thinking a lot about my former hometown.

A Digital Nomad’s Guide to Buying Local SIM Cards Around the World from Never Ending Voyage

Always producing wonderfully useful and user-friendly content, Erin put together this post on exactly how they’ve found and used local SIMs in 11 different countries on their travels, what they cost and what’s included.

What was the best thing you read in August?