getting off the interstate

I understand more people are taking the slow boat to China, or whatever the 21st century equivalent is, enjoying the journey as much as the destination.

The growth of the slow travel movement is partly a response to the recession, which meant trips were fewer and shorter. Airport security lines turn out not to be the best place for reducing stress, so travelers are combining their vacation time to take longer trips on trains and freighters, finding value off the beaten path in places like Estonia or New Zealand. Continue reading “getting off the interstate”