There’s nothing that screams “I am a tourist and I’m alone!” like stopping in the middle of the sidewalk to look at your Google Maps or a paper map

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Even though you are purposefully traveling alone, making friends along the way is one of the best parts of a solo trip, and chances are that you’ll keep track of them for years to come.

https://emilieonthemove.com/2020/08/19/the-solo-female-traveler

As somewhat new RV owners, we’ve found some things that we have found to be essential for us, and we have compiled a short list of those things we don’t want to travel without

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Already have some of your own favorites? We would love to hear them in the comments

https://www.trippinonvegan.com/rv-newbie-recommendations-for-your-new-camper

For a great weekend outing, take your family and friends out on one of the many hiking trips available

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Hiking trips will give you a chance to explore the beauty of the countryside and see some of the wonders of life, both good and bad. Your mind and body will thank you for taking the time to indulge yourself. It is well worth the time spent if you are dedicated to enjoying the outdoors and get in shape at the same time.

https://kimberyandrade.home.blog/2020/06/22/hiking-trips-will-let-you-re-connect-with-nature

Using a van for a socially-distant method of taking a holiday as the lock down restrictions ease in England and Scotland

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Although the lockdown is gradually easing, the coronavirus remains in circulation and until there is a vaccine it will likely have some impact on our lives. The most obvious impact is the need for us to avoid face-to-face and indirect (touching surfaces) contact with people outside our household or allowed bubble. Motorhomes are self-contained units which naturally allow this kind of separation.

https://ourtour.co.uk/home/5-tips-for-a-motorhome-staycation

When Travel Comes to a Breakneck Standstill

Keywords: travel , travel story , adventure , africa , anxiety , backpacking , ethiopia , humour , life

When traveling, doing things spontaneously is part of the journey & these things tend to be some of the most memorable. Sometimes you decide to do these things, other times these things are decided for you. This was one of the times when things were completely out of my control.

https://danventuretravels.com/2018/08/27/spontaneous-moments-fender-benders-addis-ababa-ethiopia

Support Local Businesses, but Who Gets to be the Local?

Responsible Tourism, responsible traveler, Tourist Money, travel

Gita Natalia

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, local as an adjective means “from, existing in, serving, or responsible for a smallarea, especially of a country

If you travel to another country and you have this passion to be an impactful traveler, the simplest thing you can do is track where your tourist money goes to avoid what is called the ‘Tourism Leakage’. It simply means that a huge chunk of your tourist dollar leaves the country to where you travel instead of doing its magic to the locals. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 70% of tourist money in Thailand ended up leaving the country. That is also 80% of the Caribbean’s and 40% of India’s tourist money that left their countries instead of contributing to the local economy.

Why does this happen? World Travel & Tourism Council stated that the multinational company is mostly responsible for…

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