Best Reads: May 2014

Best Reads: May 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!

“I FUCKING HATE IT HERE!!” – Tales of a grumpy traveller from Hungary Escapades

I can unfortunately relate all too well to the situation Rob found himself in in Mexico recently.

5 Years as a Digital Nomad from Seek New Travel

Five years?! Kit quietly reflects on sixty months of travel and work and how she got there almost without realising it.

Long Term Travel; The 5 Most Important Tips from Our Favorite Adventure

Kathleen dishes out some important things to consider when undertaking long-term travel, many of which most other travel bloggers don’t talk about.

Month 1 As Digital Nomads: How It’s Going from Ways of Wanderers

Reflecting a lot of how I’ve experienced recent shifts in my own life, Jessica looks back at her first month as a digital nomad, and how she’s coming to terms with describing her job to others.

10 Good Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Travel Until You Retire from Barefoot Nomads

There are really a lot of excellent reasons not to wait until you come to retirement age to start traveling, even if you have young children. Micki summarises and exemplifies them here.

On Not Shopping in Istanbul (Or Anywhere) from Notes of Nomads

Jessica perfectly conveys the notion that not buying souvenirs on her travels has made her more content. “It’s the excess born out of some sense of societal expectation that I’ve learned to let go.”