Author Archives: Daniel Roy

Daniel is a writer, backpack foodie, slow traveler, and endurance runner. He is the author of the upcoming book, "The Way of Slow Travel: A Hands-On Guide to the Best Travel of Your Life."

Can You Buy a PlayStation 4 Abroad?

Are you, say, an American living in Japan or Korea and looking to buy a PlayStation 4? Then I have good news! It’s easier than ever to get your own gaming console from abroad, given Sony’s decision to change their ...

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5 Things I’ll Miss About Oaxaca (and Some I Won’t)


I’m about to pack my backpack after living in the city of Oaxaca for eight months. Helene and I arrived here shortly before Día de Muertos in 2014, and initially settled in the Centro, before finding a cozy apartment a short walk ...

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Green Global Travel on Why Slow Travel Is Better

Jonathon over at Green Global Travel has written a fantastic post listing 8 reasons why Slow Travel is better. His vision of Slow Travel is spot on: he speaks of the natural authenticity that comes from Slow Travel, and rightfully ...

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Pink Pangea on Why Slow Travel Is the Best Type of Travel

Travel website Pink Pangea has an interesting article from Abbie Synan listing 6 reasons why Slow Travel is the best type of travel. The one point I find myself in disagreement with Abbie is on voluntourism. I think there are plenty ...

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My Interview with

I had the pleasure of granting an interview to my friend and fellow Chiang Mai resident, Phil of It’s pretty in-depth, and Phil’s questions allowed me to explain the reasons I travel like I do, and where I hope ...

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