Tourists stay in luxury lodging, because they expect other places and countries to adhere to or exceed the standards they experience at home. This goes for cleanliness, functionality, technology, cuisine, convenience and comfort. Real travelers strive to better understand local culture by entering the experience unencumbered by those unrealistic expectations. … More Travelers: there’s a lot to be said for staying in a “Dump”
You say I travel to find myself. After so many miles, so many passport stamps, so many maps, here’s what I’ve found. … More Here’s The Biggest Piece of Knowledge Travel Drops
Traveling over the holidays? Stay healthy and avoid getting sick with these 7 tips. … More 7 Tips: How Not to Get Sick When You Fly
We’re so honored to be featured by Travelita’s World, a website dedicated to creating a community for women travelers. Check it out! … More Rollerbag Goddess is Featured on Travelita!
Looking gifts for the world travelers and wanderlusters in your life? Ten Thousand Villages has great gift ideas. Here’s our ethical, eco-conscious, fair trade gift guide for 2019. … More Gift Guide for Travelers in 2019
Finding ethical, eco-friendly, fair trade gifts for travelers can be a challenge. Ten Thousand Villages is helping break the cycle of poverty…and the gifts they have for the travelers in your life are sure to wow. … More Ethical, Fair Trade Gifts for Travelers (and the People Who Love Them)
We’re featuring Author, Earth-Lover and Eco-Warrior Chandra Sherin, who shares her thoughts on responsible travel, her most transformational travel experience, and her bucket list! … More Featured RBG: Chandra Sherin; Author, Earth-Lover, Eco-Warrior
How do we unravel hate? It is a persistent cord that weaves through generations, too often unchallenged. What, but travel, pulls at the loose threads? Morocco fed me, in all the ways that matter. … More Morocco Fed Me
Prachuap Khiri Khan, or PKK, is located in the center of Thailand, along the long narrow strait next to Myanmar and the Bay of Thailand. I decided to visit this out-of-the-way fishing village because the beaches looked amazing, it was only 4 hours from Surat Thani (where my conference was located), and because Lonely Planet gave it the “sleepy village” designation in terms of a party-location. … More Prachuap Khiri Khan – Thailand
Meet Jackie Ripp, a winner in our recent Rollerbag Goddess Getaway Contest!
Jackie won some fabulous prizes for sharing getaway photos that gathered loads of likes. Congratulations, Jackie! … More Featured RBG: Jackie Ripp