The Trans-Siberian Railway isn’t the only train tour worth getting excited about. Whether you’re after a luxury trip around South Africa, or a beautiful journey via Amtrak through America’s Deep South, there are plenty of other incredible adventures to be had riding the rails.
From physical photo albums to leather-bound notebooks, there’s plenty to miss from the days when “facetime” meant seeing someone in person and “tweets” were the sounds birds make.
Fortunately, everything that existed back in the day still exists now — and it’s fairly easy to reintroduce most of the best pre-digital relics into your daily life.
If you’ve been following all the negative tourism stories over the past few years, you might be wondering whether it’s possible to be a universally welcome tourist these days. Fortunately, there are loads of countries which desperately want more visitors — and where you’ll be exerting a truly positive influence by visiting.
While most nomads are aware of the popularity of destinations like Bali and Chiang Mai, there’s a whole host of other locations that are equally as brilliant — yet somehow manage to fly under the radar.
From festivals that celebrate the dead, to events that take place in the middle of “Nowhere” — here are some of our favorite alternatives to Burning Man.
The best travel books have a certain unquantifiable magic, making them unlike anything else you’ll read. Here are our top ten.