Health & Lifestyle Travel Articles

Long-term indie travel is a lifestyle, and BootsnAll offers an abundance of articles that can help you make it yours – check out the following pages to be inspired and learn about the people out there making it happen.

 
HSP and World Travel
HSP and World Travel Do you feel overwhelmed by crowds, noise, and instability? Are you jumpy and a worrier? Kelly O'Laughlin shares tips on how you can travel the world successfully when you are highly sensitive to your surroundings.
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A Life Requirement
A Life Requirement What would it look like if an entire town was populated only by people who had some long-term travel under their belts? Jenn Miller takes a whimsical look at what an imaginary intentional community of travelers might look like.
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Traveler Mindset At Home
Traveler Mindset At Home It’s easy to let yourself believe that the trip, the adventure, the journey is the magic that will fix everything. That somehow you’ll discover who you are, and where you’re going, and make peace with where you’ve been on the road. Can I tell you a secret? Travel is not magic. You are.
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Why I Hate the Term “Authentic Travel”
Why I Hate the Term “Authentic Travel” Travel is often referred to as being authentic, but Sarah-Jane Williams describes why she hates this description with a passion!
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Travel Makes You A Better Person
Travel Makes You A Better Person Maybe it sounds arrogant, but it isn't really, because it's true: Travel does make you a better person, but it's not about where you went or what you did. It's about what you learned and how you let that change you, and it's about what you do with that when you dive back into the real world.
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Challenge Yourself and Do Hard Things
Challenge Yourself and Do Hard Things What would you do if you woke up one morning in the middle of an adventure and realized you'd lost everything in a market crash? What are you doing with the precious life you have right now? Jennifer Miller makes a convincing case for the necessity of doing hard things and teaching your kids to too!
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One Life Is Not Better Than Another
One Life Is Not Better Than Another One life is not better than another: It’s not about whose life is best, it’s about living the life you have on purpose. It’s about not wasting it. It’s about doing the things you’re passionate about, at home or abroad; at home and abroad. Jenn Miller talks about what's more important than what you're doing: your Why.
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18 Travel Resolutions to Keep This Year
18 Travel Resolutions to Keep This Year We hope 2014 brings you more amazing indie travel experiences, and to help you make travel a priority in your life this year, we've put together a list of travel-related resolutions that you can actually keep.
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Do you have too much stuff? Collecting experiences instead of things
Do you have too much stuff? Collecting experiences instead of things Standing over my grandmother's casket, she whispered to me one last time on her way out. Her parting lesson has become the central lesson of my life: Love people, not things. Collect memories, not stuff.
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Finding the Meditation Retreat That’s Right for You
Finding the Meditation Retreat That’s Right for You Interested in deepening your travel experience with a meditation retreat? Noah Daniels lets you know what to expect and how to find the right retreat for you.
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