Travel


The lingua franca of our time: English

Roughly a billion people speak English. International diplomacy is conducted in English, stocks are traded in English, almost all scientific journals are written in English and the majority of the internet is in English. When a Russian woman travelling in Brazil wants to know the cost of her bus ticket […]


What would you ask
a blind traveller?

The day before The first time I met blind traveller Tony Giles and his girlfriend Tatiana was the night before his TEDxVienna Talk- he was nervous, excited and indecisive whether they should get the Ravioli or the Gulash for dinner. The first thing that came to my mind was that […]


Come from another planet

What if you come from another planet?

Imagine you were born in France, but soon after your birth your family moved to Kenya where you grew up visiting an American school. After graduating from high school in Nairobi, you moved to the USA to study Business. Right now, you are working for an international company in China […]


Exploring the world? Easy!

Summer is coming… Quick city trips, beach getaways, sports vacations to other countries, semesters abroad, tours around the world… Traveling broadens the mind, allowing us to experience new places and cultures. It gives us the chance to meet new people we might otherwise have never met if we had stayed at […]


TEDxVienna members OUT THERE: Things I’ve learned on vacation

Vacations are wonderful. The oceans, the blue skies, the carefree atmosphere. Everything about escaping day to day life feels amazing and fills a true traveller’s heart with pure gratitude. However, there are also moments abroad which teach you valuable life lessons. We may be well aware of most of these […]


How to travel the world with (almost) no money

Travel the world with (almost) no money

From stockbroker to hitchhiker Hitchhiking in the back of a pickup truck in Thailand. Eating breakfast with a family in Turkey. Spending the night on an overcrowded train in India. Sleeping under an abandoned vehicle in Mozambique. Being a traffic diverter in Australia. House sitting a manor in New Zealand. […]


The real city

Thanks to endless cheap flight offers, almost everyone has been to London, Paris and Co. All urban explorers will agree that the most fun is to uncover the character of a city by unexpected discoveries in form of local restaurants and hidden walks. In a nutshell, people enjoy getting to […]