An excerpt from Outpost columnist Sue Bedford's debut travel memoir, It's Only the Himalayas and Other Tales of Miscalculation from an Overconfident Backpacker.
"Travel occurs as much within your head as it does beneath your feet, and great travel literature captures these reflections."
Studying a language is one thing; speaking it is another. Here are some tips to boost your confidence abroad and help you take those extra steps on the road to multilingualism.
Travelling on a budget is one thing; living on a budget is another. If you're planning a major round-the-world trip, start saving now.
Every traveller comes back with great stories; not every traveller knows how to tell them. If you think you could be the world’s next great roaming writer, keep these tips in mind.
From Laos to Guatemala, hard-partying backpackers are changing small towns for the worse. Our columnist was no different—and today, she regrets it.
Technology is narrowing the gap between Western and indigenous lives. If you don't get out and travel the world now, pretty soon it will all look the same.
Part 3 in a series on responsible travel: When is it okay to snap photos of cool-looking funerals?
Part 2 in a series on ethical travel: If undomesticated animals were meant to be held in captivity, it wouldn’t be called “captivity.”
Like all exploitative practices around the world, these tourist attractions exist because there’s a demand for them.