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Global Travel: Escapism or Engagement?

by Globetrooper Todd | 4 Responses
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’ to staunch travel-cynics, I’d like to take a step back to explore the escapism vs engagement debate for what it really is. Continue reading →

Posted in Adventure Travel | April 15th, 2010

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 →

7 Compelling Reasons to Become a Digital Nomad

Digital Nomad

A digital nomad is someone who travels the globe while financially supporting themselves by telecommuting (working from remote locations). It’s certainly not everyone’s ideal lifestyle, but for those with the travel itch, it’s a one-way ticket to early retirement and global citizenship. But why give up … Continue reading →

So… What is Globetrooper?

Group Travel

Our primary concern when launching Globetrooper was that people wouldn’t know what it was all about. We thought they’d think, “Oh, this is nice, but what does it do?” We built numerous hints into the interface, but here’s the full explanation. What is Globetrooper? Globetrooper is … Continue reading →

A Project to Reverse the Effects of Ageing

Ageing and Travel

We enter this world without a care, without prejudice, ready, willing, excited to discover the unknown. But as we learn, and as we grow and develop, our world becomes smaller. Not the world that we know as Planet Earth, but the world that we create … Continue reading →