Best Reads: September 2014

Best Reads: September 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!

How to travel is you’re young and middle class from Journey Wanders

Raphael, a young Mexican, originally thought that young people who travel must all have rich parents paying for everything for them. After living abroad in France as a student, he realised that needn’t be the case, and that in fact it all comes down to priorities.

Am I a Lame Traveler? (Or Why You Should Never Let Anyone Tell You Where You Should or Shouldn’t Travel) from Dangerous Business

In the face of a lot of machismo and competitiveness that is all too common among travellers (and indeed travel bloggers) Amanda owns her own particular style of travel, and realises it’s no less valid than yours.

On House-Sitting and Adaptability from Hecktic Travels

With all this talk about housesitting being the best thing since sliced bread for digital nomads, it’s refreshing to read Dalene write honestly about the challenges inherent in it too.

20 Tips for How to Work and Travel…Without Going Insane (Part 1) from Indiana Jo

In this mammoth post, Jo consoles her invaluable advice on how to work as a blogger or freelance writer from anywhere, while also travelling.

What was the best thing you read in September?