Slow Travel Blog

Slow Tip: Comparing Transport Options in Europe

(Full disclaimer: GoEuro have contacted me directly to ask me to discuss their website. That being said, I receive no money or compensation for writing this post. I simply found their website interesting enough to share with other Slow Travelers.) ...

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There Is No Such Thing As Weird Food

“Have you eaten any weird food lately?” I get this question often from friends back home. Discovering new food is one of the joys of travel, and my friends know how much I love exploring the cuisines of the world. ...

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Socks and Sinks: Washing Your Clothes On the Road

The traveling life sounds glamorous, until you realize how many times you have to wash your own underwear in a grimy sink.¬†Cheap laundry services and laundromats exist in a few spots, but more often than not, you’re stuck with washing ...

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A Non-Muslim Fasting on Ramadan

My Canadian friend Tracy Glenn is a nurse from Vancouver who lives in Doha, Qatar. In this article on JustHere, she discusses what led her to fasting during Ramadan, even though she is not Muslim herself: Each Ramadan I feel ...

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Slow on the Cheap: 5 Ways to Save Money with Slow Travel

(See also Quick and Slow: 5 Ways to Slow Travel on a Tight Schedule.) One of my pet peeves with the way Slow Travel is usually depicted is that it comes across as an activity for the rich and idle. ...

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