HOW TRAVELING CAN CHANGE FOREVER YOUR APPROACH TO PEOPLE

In BLOG, INSPIRATION by Clelia Mattana41 Comments

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” Dagobert D. Runes ————————————————————– Isn’t that (sadly) true? Typical scene on the London Underground: A business man is reading a newspaper, a teenage boy is damaging his ears by listening to some loud …

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Interview: Jaime of Breackaway Backpaker!

In BLOG, INSPIRATION by Clelia Mattana11 Comments

JAIMIE DAVILA BREAKAWAY BACKPACKER INTERVIEW Irreverent, honest, sensitive and a little bit crazy… With a touch of spiciness that made his blog – Breackaway Backpacker- stand out from the crowds. This is Jaime Davila, one of the most inspiring  travel bloggers out there (and one of my favorites since I discovered the …

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The Unseen Africa Project. Are you In?

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I’ve always been a HUGE supporter and admirer of brave people. Those who don’t just talk about changing their life to follow their dreams or try something extraordinary.I’m talking about those who actually DO something about it. Well, a man named Francis Tapon , an adventurous traveler and author, decided …

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Did I Lose my mind in Asia?

In ASIA, BLOG, INSPIRATION, THAILAND by Clelia Mattana30 Comments

MY MISADVENTURES IN ASIA This post was  not planned but today I felt the urge to share the last facts about my life in Asia. Something weird is happening since I left. Travelers are usually full of  heroic tales on how they learned  fantastic lessons about themselves during their trips. …

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Why Long Term Travel is NOT a Holiday!

In BLOG, INSPIRATION by Clelia Mattana70 Comments

  IS TRAVEL LONG TERM A VERY LONG – NEVER ENDING HOLIDAY? What are the main misconceptions on this particular type of travel? I’d like to address this article  to two groups of people: The ones who genuinely don’t know the difference between a Long-Term trip and a Vacation / Holiday …

1 Year Blogging Anniversary: Lessons and New Plans!

In BLOG, INSPIRATION by Clelia Mattana35 Comments

“Only a small percentage of blogs survive their first year” Today I am proud to say that I’M ONE OF THEM!  ————————————————– Exactly one year ago, the 22nd of August 2012, an enthusiastic Sardinian girl was hitting the button “Publish” for the first time! At the time I didn’t really know …