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Is travel too popular? Are expectations and stories about travel inflated? Has travel culture exaggerated the benefits of taking a trip?
This week we respond to an article, “Against The Cult of Travel.”
Authors Brett and Kate McKay argue that the popularity of travel has gone too far. That our culture has elevated travel to an almost supernatural level, and we should be more realistic about the value of travel.
We agree, disagree, and add nuance to their arguments:
- What is the cult of travel?
- Is The Hobbit about travel?
- Can travel help you improve your life?
- Is travel a solution to or an escape from your problems?
- Is travel inherently valuable?
- And more
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