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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Being prepared to drink in a foreign land requires more than knowing how to order a beer in the local language. Let David Joshua Jennings help maneuver you through 20 drinking traditions and customs around the world.