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Blogroll (2017)

I keep track of recently published articles on a number of travel websites (blogs) as well as a handful of magazines. When I started my...

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2016 is out, here is 2017

In 2016 I visited four foreign countries, spending 20 days, and was able to add four new World Heritage Sites to my own list. That was the...

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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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2015 is out, 2016 is here

In 2015 I visited five foreign countries. Somehow I managed to spend 33 days travelling, and was able to add six new World Heritage Sites...

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3 tips to create good blog content

The content of a travel website like mine deals with trips and destinations. Each and every time I ask myself this: To what detail should...

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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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Get your favourite news delivered to you

How do you find out if your favourite travel blogs have posted new content? Do you have them bookmarked and actually visit each and every...

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