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This archive presents all articles on Sandalsand Global, 24 at a time. They are sorted in a chronological order.


Use the arrows at the bottom to browse four decades of travels. That may be time consuming, even though you can make large jumps. Use the search field here instead, if there is something in particular you are curious about. 

Many would prefer to use the menus to find destinations of their choice, special stories about the world, or World Heritage Sites

This image is from a beach in Norway, but it could have been almost anywhere in the world.

The true size of countries

The true size of countries

What is the true size of countries? Of course, a map is a lie. It cannot fully represent the real world simply because it is two-dimensional. Now,...

International backpacker routes

International backpacker routes

You are now going to study a map with all the major backpacker routes around the world, all major traveller hubs, and a series of secondary ones. I...

Language Differences in Europe

Language Differences in Europe

If you are travelling the Americas you get by with a knowledge of Spanish and English, with a few exceptions. In the rest of the world you...

Paintings about travelling

Paintings about travelling

Painters have always been fascinated by travels, in all aspects of the word. This article on paintings about travelling is a look into their world...



I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education. (David Rockefeller)

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home. (Australian Aboriginal Proverb)
There is nothing so good for the human soul as the discovery that there are ancient and flourishing civilized societies which have somehow managed to exist for many centuries and are still in being though they have had no help from the traveler in solving their problems. (Walter Lippmann)
A man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not; but a man of superior talent will go to pieces if he remains forever in the same place…. (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

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