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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.

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For post-pandemic travel it won’t be budget travellers bad, rich tourists good – backpackers bring unique benefits to the places they visit

scmp.com · 11 mths by Pete R.

The global travel industry and the economies that have come to depend on it have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. However, not all touri..

12 Hours Itinerary For Bangkok - A Short-stay Backpacking Itinerary

bucketlistly.blog · 12 mths by Pete R.

Are you about to fly through Bangkok and have 12 hours to spare in the capital city of Thailand during your transit? If so, this travel guide is per..

7 Best Things To Do In Saraburi - The Ultimate Backpacking Travel Guide

bucketlistly.blog · 12 mths by Pete R.

What is there to do in Saraburi? That was the question I asked myself when I decided to go off the beaten path, went out, and explored some of the p..

7 Best Things To Do In Nelson - A Complete Backpacking Travel Guide

bucketlistly.blog · 12 mths by Pete R.

Nelson, a coastal city on the northeastern tip of the South Island, is famous for its laid-back vibe, beautiful sunshine, and long golden beaches. I..

10 Best Things To Do In Lopburi - The Ultimate Backpacking Travel Guide

bucketlistly.blog · 12 mths by Pete R.

When you ask people about the best place to visit in Thailand for history buffs, they will often recommend either Ayutthaya or Sukhothai, which are ..

How To Get From Wellington To Picton - A Complete Travel Guide On How To Cross From The North To The South, New Zealand

bucketlistly.blog · 12 mths by Pete R.

If you are planning to travel through New Zealand from North to South, one of the highlights of your trip will be to cross from the North Island to ..

2 Weeks Scotland Road Trip Itinerary - The Ultimate Travel Guide To Wild Camp And Road Trip

bucketlistly.blog · 12 mths by Pete R.

Today's post comes from our friends, Bradley and Cazzy over at Dream Big, Travel Far. If you’re planning to road trip Scotland this year, and wa..

East Timor: A Young Nation Reviving Ancient Laws

bbc.com · 1 yr by Pete R.

Traditional East Timorese resource-management laws are helping to preserve the most biodiverse coral reef in the world. Estevao Marques was bare..

This American Monk Travels The World To Rescue Ancient Documents From Oblivion | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian Magazine

smithsonianmag.com · 1 yr by Pete R.

When Columba Stewart, a 63-year-old Benedictine monk based in Minnesota, arrived at the Kaiser Library, a government-affiliated archive in Kathmandu..

Letter From Dushanbe: Can Tajik Artists Rebuild Their Capital In The Aftermath Of Civil War?

calvertjournal.com · 1 yr by Pete R.

On the fifth floor of an iconic Soviet-era building now occupied largely by wedding dress parlours, overlooking the site of the first stirrings of u..

High Up In Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains, Life Brings Gruelling Challenges — The Calvert Journal

calvertjournal.com · 1 yr by Pete R.

With his long black hair, tousled beard, and cowboy hat, Bobur looks as if he’s stepped from a 1960s American western. A hunter by trade, his huntin..

How China's High-speed Rail Network Got Built So Fast

edition.cnn.com · 1 yr by Pete R.

Over the past decade, China has built the world's largest dedicated high-speed rail network, revolutionizing long-distance travel across this vast a..

Surviving In Isolation, Where The Steppe Has Turned To Sand - The New York Times

nytimes.com · 1 yr by Pete R.

The World Through a Lens In the Russian republic of Kalmykia, the encroaching desert has transformed the landscape. “Nature,” one farmer said, “..

The Ultimate Hiking Guide To The Tongariro Crossing - Including How To Hike Mt. Ngauruhoe (mt. Doom), What To Pack, Etc.

bucketlistly.blog · 1 yr by Pete R.

The Tongariro Crossing is one of the best hikes you can do in New Zealand. The trail will take you to some of the most diverse landscapes you will s..

7 Best Things To Do In Rotorua - A Complete Backpacking Travel Guide

bucketlistly.blog · 1 yr by Pete R.

Rotorua is home to one of the most active geothermal areas in New Zealand and is a great place for you to dive deep into the Maori culture and explo..