I'm grateful to be traveling again in some form. After spending my time in lockdown writing about past trips, I'm also eager to talk about travel in the present tense again.
As a travel blogger for 7 years, I've become quite aware of how tourism concentrates on a few popular destinations. For example, 9 times out of 10, first-timers in Southeast Asia will go to Thailand or Bali.
What's so great about self-driving is that lets you stop at small villages, drive along coastal roads or via windy mountain passes, and explore some of the most captivating corners of the continent at your own pace.
I took my first European road trip when I was 17, buying a second-hand car with some friends and driving it from Holland to Hungary. It's still one of my favorite adventures.
Ever since the pandemic hit, the media has been awash with trend-watching pieces about how society might change. Some of these virus-induced trends will surely fade over time, but one I believe will stick is the remote work revolution.
We are from the UK and Australia, we have also been based in Romania and Vietnam, you'll find that it's very common for families that travel full-time or for extended periods to be of mixed nationalities.
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