In this TEDx talk I adress how anthropology (or social anthropology) can teach us how to travel and through this understand other cultures. This is in comparison to the standard ways of traveling, specifically mass tourism.
Why do we travel for recreation? Do we travel _to_ something? Or do we travel to get _away_ from something? We all want to be travelers, but are in reality tourists.
International traveling means leaving one culture and engage with another one. But in reality there are few differences. We are all variations on the endless scheme of cultural and environmental adaptations that homo sapiens have evolved into.
Photos posted on Facebook from events back in October 2016 spawned some introspection about living in two countries while at the same traveling the world. What many take to be an enviable life has some drawbacks that the house cat does not have.