Having captivated millions during his five-year tenure as the New York Timess Frugal Traveler, Seth Kugel has become one of our most internationally beloved travel writers. While his famously unassuming journeys around the globe have forged a signature philosophy of whimsy and practicality, they have also revealed the seemingly infinite booby traps of vacationing on the grid...
|Title||:||Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious|
|Number of Pages||:||320 pages|
Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious Reviews
I agree with much of what Kugel has to say about the travel industry and with his travel philosophy. I do fall in the camp of female readers though who would not feel comfortable doing many of the things Kugel does (I don’t know many moms who are going to show up in a random location with no plans and then accept overnight accommodations at the homes of strangers they meet on the street). Not a criticism of him, just an acknowledgment that his way may not be right for everyone.
His points on tou ...more
I won a Goodreads giveaway copy of this book - Go me! I tend to just rate and not write reviews, so I'll do my best.
I wanted this book because we've been trying to travel more with our kids before they graduate. I'm a planner, and as a family we lean more towards independent and quirky travel rather than group tours and standard American hotel brands. This book not only scratched the travel bug itch, but gave a lot of good advice and covered some thought provoking topics. I got some really saav ...more
I received this book from Goodreads.
Let me just save everyone some time.
Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious is almost all lecture and no fun- at least in the beginning.
If you want to read Seth Kugel drone on and on about how his way of travel is better than anyone else's, read the book cover to cover.
But if you're just in it for the useful tips, skip to the last few chapters.