Rethinking Travel – what does the future hold?

No Trip Phobia Meme - the fear of not having any trips booked.

Well, who would have thought it? Here we are ten months down the Covid19 track and the World is still in a holding pattern.

I put my hand up and admit to being one of those ‘Pollyanna’-types, at the start I was thinking that it would all be over in a couple of months and we would be back traveling and adventuring in no time. But, No.

It has been a year of travel sadness, disappointment and frustration. As much as I tried to rationalise this in my little brain that it:

  • is ‘just’ travel
  • is a first-World problem, and
  • is really an optional extra in life’s landscape,

I still couldn’t help but grieve for what could have been.

So, what did travel in 2020 look like? And will we ever be able to travel internationally again?

Continue reading

Travel – an emotional and physical kaleidoscope.

Until I put pen to paper (yes, literally – I am an old fashioned blogger), I hadn’t really thought about the range of emotions and feelings I experience pre-, during and post- travel.

While my travels have often been very physical and tangible, I find that travel also stretches me emotionally. And believe me, it is often from the highest of highs, to some pretty low lows. I love it all regardless.

Continue reading