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To Read or Not to Read? The Value of Face-to-Face

Read Books

With a round-the-world trip on the horizon (leaving in three weeks!), I find it very easy to get caught up reading articles, blogs, columns, reviews, guidebooks… the list goes on. On one hand, I want to know everything, but on the other, I don’t want … Continue reading →

Give a Man a Fish vs. Teach a Man to Fish

Teach a man to Fish

It’s easy to castigate global travellers for their pursuit of self-satisfaction. Cynical types suggest that time is better spent on responsibilities at home. And altruistic types suggest that time is better spent on philanthropic causes and initiatives. But global travel can contribute at least as … Continue reading →

Global Travel: Escapism or Engagement?

Escapism vs Engagement

Global travel is a faith. It’s a movement of people who agree that life is all about experience, and experience is all about exposure to the unknown. But like any faith, debating it and rationalising it is futile. So rather than preaching the ‘good word’ … Continue reading →

The Carry-On-Only Philosophy

Carry-On Baggage

Global travel is somewhat of a religion. But within this religion, there are many other ‘faiths’. One of these is the carry-on-only philosophy. And as the name suggests, it’s a philosophy to travel the globe with nothing but carry-on luggage. But why would anyone relinquish … Continue reading →