David Joshua Jennings Travel Articles

 
Meta Mindset of the Long-Term Traveler
Meta Mindset of the Long-Term Traveler The list of the positive aspects of travel would is inexhaustible, but to only document the positive side of long-term travel would be to paint an incomplete picture of what it can do to your relationships, your body, and your mind.
How I Traveled the World Making Minimum Wage
How I Traveled the World Making Minimum Wage Everyone has their own tactics for traveling on a tight budget. David Joshua Jennings shows how he has been able to travel to over 60+ countries over the past 6 years making minimum wage (and less!).
How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language
How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language There is no doubt that we travelers have a deeper experience of the place we are traveling when we are fluent in the local language. Without this fluency, much of what we experience in a foreign land is mysterious or misinterpreted. Thus, unless we learn the local language, we will continue comprehending only a small margin of what we could be, and our interpretations are bound to be distorted.
The Best Place in the World to Trek
The Best Place in the World to Trek Nepal is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world and it’s not hard to see why. Fully one-third of the great snow-capped Himalaya is contained within Nepal's borders, and the opportunities to explore this vast are many. Here is a look at some of the most exciting trekking opportunities in Nepal, with information on how to prepare and what you’ll need to bring.
8 Tips for the Newbie Hitchhiker
8 Tips for the Newbie Hitchhiker Ever wanted to try your hand at hitchhiking? Veteran hitchhiker David Joshua Jennings has eight tips to get you on your way.
The Eight Most Annoying Travelers You’ll Meet on the Road
The Eight Most Annoying Travelers You’ll Meet on the Road Travel can improve you, but it doesn't always: David Joshua Jennings presents a field guide to the eight most annoying types of travelers you may meet on the road.
Are Guidebooks Necessary for the Current Traveler?
Are Guidebooks Necessary for the Current Traveler? We use guidebooks to plan our itineraries, learn about a country's culture and history, find accommodation, and much more. They help create our experiences and provide a foundation in how we perceive and understand the place we are traveling. In this article, David Jennings takes a closer look on how these books are produced and what consequences their usage has on the world.
Eight Bizarre Drugs and the Cultures That Use Them
Eight Bizarre Drugs and the Cultures That Use Them Fancy having a trip while on your trip? Let David Joshua Jennings guide you through eight bizarre drugs and the cultures that use them.
The Sublime Rush: 7 Ways to Experience the Power of Nature
The Sublime Rush: 7 Ways to Experience the Power of Nature There's nothing like the power of nature to make us acutely aware of our mortality, or produce what's knows as feelings of “the sublime." David Joshua Jennings guides us through seven natural phenomena where one can feel the rush of the sublime at its most potent.
World Gone Mad: 8 Travel-Related Psychological Disorders
World Gone Mad: 8 Travel-Related Psychological Disorders Has traveling ever made you hallucinate or panic uncontrollably? J.A. McCarroll and David Joshua Jennings explore 8 travel-related psychotic disorders that may affect those traveling outside their comfort zones.