Traveller lifestyle: backpacking as a way of life

Traveller lifestyle: backpacking as a way of life

Over the last decade there’s been an increase in the number of people deciding to change their lifestyles and start a completely new life, more based on discovering and living experiences than on owning anything, as a way to connect with “real life” and get rid of the “materialistic” lifestyle by travelling with nothing else than a backpack. More recently, some industry events have started […]

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Japan: a closer view

Japan: a closer view

“The grey sprawl of Tokyo was an intimidating version of the future, not yours or mine, but our children’s.” This is how acclaimed travel writer Paul Theroux opens Ghost Train to the Eastern Star (2008). In Sophia Coppola’s Lost in Translation (2003), the film many foreign visitors associate most with Tokyo, it is shown as a cipher, a weird, quirky or inaccessible backdrop used to […]

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