The Slow Travel Movement

What is Slow Travel?  Just as the Slow Food Movement aims to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and advocates the avoidance of Fast Food Mega Chains, the Slow Travel Movement advocates a cultural shift from rushing to relaxing. Within the realm of Slow Travel, rushing doesn’t mean a shop-until-you-drop vacation and relaxing doesn’t mean soaking up some…

News from the backpack

Hey it’s me – Lola’s backpack. I thought it was time for me to pitch in with my side of the story. She’s planning to chronicle her adventures around the world but she hasn’t yet realized how crucial I am to her comfort. Without me, she’d be lugging a massive Pullman – and needing a…