Visited over 130 countries
Considering current political turmoil in the worlds I believe travel communities should promote more "educational trip" for in-dept understanding of history and culture in various places. This will potentially prevent the violence and contribute to the ... show more
What are your travel predictions for 2024? 3 months ago
There are too many people out there to generalize on "why do we travel". Everyone has there own motivations and reasons fro that. However, as someone who is already well over decade on the road I can out line one of the "standart" divisions. I usually... show more
Do we travel for transformation or validation? 5 months ago
What emerging trends and shifts do you anticipate in the realm of travel as we look ahead to 2024? Whether it's technological advancements, changes in traveler preferences, or shifts in the industry landscape and social media. I'm interested in hearing your insights on the evolving dynamics of travel for the upcoming year ✈ 🌎
With a membership of only around 100, it’s one of the most exclusive clubs on Earth. In fact, more people have been to outer space than have earned their way into this, the ultimate travel club. According to the United Nations there are 193 sovereign nations in the world. Welcome to the only podcast to bring you the stories from the dedicated few who’ve spent their lives on the singular quest of traveling to them all. Welcome, to Counting Countries. With your host, Ric Gazarian.
Sharing a short essay that arrived in my inbox today, courtesy of Dense Discovery — a newsletter about design, tech, sustainability and urbanism curated by Kai Brach, based in Melbourne, Australia. Do we travel for transformation or validation? It's always interesting to hear what thought leaders "outside" the travel industry have to say about the state of tourism, so I'm sharing Kai's article with his permission. There's a few good points in this piece, including how touristic travel (e.g. mass tourism) can import more culture to a destination than it exports. I also agree that seeking validation on social media is drowning out good quality travel content. There's some truth to Kai's point about escapism. Consider this: the biggest competitor to a travel agent is the electronics shop, where consumers can instead buy a new 50" flatscreen TV. In this scenario, which "escapism" is worse? Buying a new TV or booking a trip on a cruise ship? 😅 However, I don't believe that all trave...
Following the successful Bansko Nomad Fest this month, I started researching more digital nomad and remote work events that I can attend and it turns out there are many more! I decided to put them together in a list. I also included nomad retreats and coliving pop-ups. 👉 Here's the list, enjoy! https://travellingbuzz.com/digital-nomad-events-workations-retreats