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Ways To Look A Bit Less Like A Tourist

Ways to Look A Bit Less Like A Tourist

“I wore only black socks, because I had heard that white ones were the classic sign of the American tourist. 561 more words


Science Says: Spend all your Money on Travel

No really, it does. Now, we all know that money doesn’t always buy happiness. We understand this intuitively since everyone knows people who are just scraping by who are generally happy and people who are rich who are miserable. 643 more words

Family Travel

Let's NOT Give In To Fear: Lessons We Can Learn from the Attacks on Paris

Reposted and re-edited (with text and new photos) from a Friday, November 13, 2015 post on The Travelphile Facebook page:

My heart breaks for the people of France. 478 more words

Travel Skills

Travel as a Hero's Journey

Few things in life get me as reliably fired up and firing on all cylinders as an opportunity to travel abroad. I love everything about it, including months of what some might consider overzealous preparation leading up to a trip. 953 more words

Hero's Journey

Why lowering my expectations has made me a happier traveller

Is there something fundamentally misguided about what we expect to get out of our holidays? Are we setting trips up to fail by promising ourselves the absolute best time, because it just has to be, because you need it and you’ve dreamed of it? 1,213 more words

All Adventures


Problems can often be seen as experiences and awesome stories… most likely in hindsight. and this story is one such instance.

It was simple really, get to the bus station in time to catch a good for Chiang Rai. 692 more words