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Ticking places off a bucket list

Travellers have a tendency to set up a bucket list, meaning a list of things to do or places to go before they die, or “kick the...

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The ultimate list of great travel movies

I have in a series of articles presented a large number of travel movies. This post offers an overview of what is included. I have used a...

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Travel movies set in one location, with existential consequences

We would generally view a travel movie as something that depicts movement from one place to another. This category is about something...

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Two or more people off to discover the world and themselves

We have come to the third list of great travel movies. In the previous article we met the lone wolves travelling the earth’s surface...

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Lone man or woman off to discover the world and him-/herself

We are hunting good travel movies, and here is a collection of a special kind. If life is in ruin, everything is miserable, or on the...

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Counting countries or the art of exaggeration

Have you ever wondered how far you’ve travelled, how you got there, for how long, and to how many countries? Well, I have....

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Don’t we all love passport stamps?

In a previous article I presented short stories from extra-ordinary border crossings and described the excitement of having souvenirs...

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The true size of countries

A map is a lie. It cannot fully represent the real world simply because it is two-dimensional. Now, what happens if you try and do...

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International backpacker routes

You are now going to study a map with all the major backpacking routes around the world, all major traveller hubs, and a series of...

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Language Differences in Europe

If you are travelling the Americas you get by with a knowledge of Spanish and English, with a few exceptions. In the rest of the...

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Paintings about travelling

Painters have always been fascinated by travels, in all aspects of the word. This is a look into their world and how they imagined travel...

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Which passport is the best?

Of course, you are only eligible for a single passport, so the question may be paraphrased into: Which citizenship is the most practical...

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Is your paid vacation similar to other countries?

It comes as no surprise that paid vacation time varies throughout the world. But how much?   The people at Good.is has set up a nice...

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How do you pack for your trip?

Every person who has been on a trip has had to ask these two simple questions: What do I pack and what kind of luggage should I pack it...

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Great Travel Movies

There have been many attempts to assemble an ultimate list of great travel movies. I did a Google search, got some ideas, and elaborated...

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