Travel Reads - 18 May, 2018 Edition
A weekly newsletter of great travel reads and news by James Clark from Nomadic Notes.
“William Baekeland seemed like a polished young explorer. But when trips he planned began falling apart, others started to wonder – was it all a con?”
“Eli Avivi, the President of Achzivland, a hippie micronation on the northern coast of Israel which drew high-profile visitors including Sophia Loren and Paul Newman, dies aged 88.”
This Island Hasn’t Been Touched By Modern Civilization For 55,000 Years, And Here’s Why You Don’t Want To Visit It
“Humans were always eager to explore unfamiliar lands and cultures. However, there’s one tribe living on an isolated island which no one dares or has a right to.”
If you want to own one of Melbourne’s iconic green and yellow W-Class trams, then now is your chance.
“Photography has the power to frame our opinions, present one side of a story, and influence how we see a situation. We explore the visual responsibility of travel photographers.”
“After 11 years and 95 countries, travel blogger Barbara Weibel answers the question, "How much does it cost to travel full time around the world?” She provides specific costs for three different levels: budget, modest, and comfortable travel.“
“Estonia’s nomad visa and space-age digital infrastructure are set to make Tallinn more attractive to location-independent workers. Is this the future of urban employment?”
Southeast Asia Railways
“A long-awaited transnational railway link between Thailand and Cambodia through Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo could be launched within two months, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith says.”
Quy Nhon, Vietnam.
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