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Stop Prioritizing Locals Over Travelers: A Nomad’s Manifesto

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Tinder: More Useful to Travelers than Couchsurfing or Google Maps?

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Illustration © Johanna Thomé de Souza “Of course locals should take priority over those traveling through,” says a friend, vis-a-vis city politics. Really? Her assumption is widely shared, even among the most loving, lefty, freedom-and-equality-for-all humanists. So it seems like a good time to question it a bit. Here’s How We Mistreat Nomads I get bored with …

Tipsy Pilgrim on using Tinder for travel

Road-Tindering gets you into the coffee shops, pants, and hearts of the locals, sure. But the app can also lead you to truly weird adventures in lovely spots that you’d never have found in hours of searches through forums and travel sites. So it is that this rogue nomad has signed up on Tinder — you know, for research purposes, and not due …

The route from masturbatory mapmaking to viral meme to mainstream media coverage