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Pete R.

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Founder of Travelistly, BucketListly, ThePeteDesign and MyColorScreen. A Solo Traveler going global to become local.

Otherworldly Destinations To Visit Here on Earth

nationalgeographic.com · 4 hrs by Pete R.

Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, wants to ferry people to Mars by the hundreds, with the first humans landing on the red planet around 2025. Pres..

Siwa, City of Sand

johnwreford.wordpress.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

Maher shuffled his way into the coffee-shop sneezing, coughing and complaining, his flip-flops hardly lifting from the dusty floor as he moved, I’m ..

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What I Learned From Backpacking As A 40-something

tripsavvy.com · 5 hrs by Pete R.

Backpacking as a 40-something isn't as unusual as it sounds. Just by turning up, you immediately get to share a bond and common interest with weird ..

How The Soviets Accidentally Discovered The 'gates Of Hell' - Bbc Reel

bbc.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

The world is filled with wonders that inspire a sense of awe and sheer amazement. Located in Turkmenistan’s Karakum desert, the Darvaza crater h..

After A Lifetime On The Road, Pico Iyer Is Getting Used To Having Nowhere To Be

cntraveler.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

The last time I had a chance to restock my supply of conditioner from a hotel shower it was still winter. I haven't enjoyed my regular on-the-road m..

Another 10 Best Travel Videos From Around The World - Travel The World From Your Home

bucketlistly.blog · 4 days by Pete R.

As I am writing this, the majority of the world including myself is currently under lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak since early 2020 and I fou..

Places To Visit In Belarus In A 1-week Itinerary

againstthecompass.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

Belarus may not be the most exotic destination we talk about in this blog but, with all its bizarre places, it truly deserves to be marked as an act..

The Psychology Of Doom Tourism And Last-chance Travel | Psychology Today

psychologytoday.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

The statues of Easter Island are as iconic as they are mysterious. Erected over 600 years ago, they also provide a cautionary tale for the present d..

20 Of The Most Beautiful Libraries In The World

treehugger.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

Libraries are special places. They are a wonderful example of a sharing model, as well as an essential part of many communities. But they are also t..

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During the pandemic, a lifelong travel writer takes a journey inward to reflect on what he has learned around the globe

washingtonpost.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

In the Before Times, I often composed my travel writing in the present tense. You know how the trick goes, the way the travel writer strains to swif..

How To Deal With Judgment Around Living A Nomadic Lifestyle

worldpackers.com · 6 hrs by Pete R.

Life away from the borders of one's home country often comes with the burden of other people's judgment. If living a nomadic life is your reality, h..

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The Russia Left Behind

nytimes.com · 4 hrs by Pete R.

A few times every day, the high-speed train between St. Petersburg and Moscow barrels through the threadbare town of Lyuban. When word gets out that..

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Riding The New Silk Road

nytimes.com · 22 hrs by Pete R.

The network of routes known as the Silk Road connected Asia and Europe for centuries before fading in importance in the 1400s. Now, Hewlett-Packard ..

7 Life Lessons From 7 Years Of Traveling - Things I Learned From Living A Digital Nomad Life

bucketlistly.blog · 2 days by Pete R.

It was in early May of 2013, as I walked around the crowded Pub Street in Siem Reap, Cambodia, bewildered by the light and sound of the backpacking ..

On My Way To Everest Base Camp - A Personal Story From The Himalayas

bucketlistly.blog · 2 days by Pete R.

It was late 2018 as I got off from a FlyDubai's Boeing 737 airplane. A cold breeze of the evening Himalayan air struck my face as I walked along the..