“Pearl of the Orient”, the country where most backpackers swinging through the banana pancake trail don’t usually consider on visiting. Why? Maybe because it’s geographically out of the loop and not part of the established South East Asian trail. But, I certainly think future travelers should reconsider. And not just settle on a “maybe” kind…

“Be a responsible citizen and take care of the planet,” has been drilled into our heads since we were children*. We learn to recycle, take a reusable bag grocery shopping, and not to litter. Trash is thrown in the bin and it’s taken away, never to be seen again. Streets and parks are generally clean. It’s easy…

Slovakian-born Londoner Nika Janeckova made the jump from big city girl to digital nomad living on a remote island. Janeckova opened up to TravelHacker about why she left her career for the unknown and unsure reality of a digital nomad lifestyle. TravelHacker: Why did you decide to become a digital nomad? Nika Janeckova: As a little…