The backpacker myth of Tibet and the reality of the 21st century.
Same symbol, different context, different meaning. You can not cherry pick meaning, it’s provided for you through the interplay of the culture you’re from, the one you’re in, and the context of your surroundings.
What we really want.
Something’s different here.
Passport, visa, vaccine card …
I won’t take it.
Writing in the new age of travel.
In search of Bangkok’s most elusive cafe.
Fleeing Turkey’s Covid lockdowns and a hotel fire, Nomadic Backpacker is free again. But is he at the end of the road?
The “fascist” may be gone but now we’re primed to get a taste of what authoritarianism really is.
Tips from someone who’s been doing it from the start.
One candidate says no more lockdowns, the other wants to put us in plexiglass boxes.