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Sometimes it is all very silly. And, as for privilege. Anyone that is traveling and does not see their privilege must have their eyes closed. But if you actually made an effort you would have seen that there are other blogs, Instagrams, Facebooks,… out there.
If you really wanted to be an ally to those voices and not just whine about how you feel so bad about following only thing white people who have nothing to Seeking fellow bloggers, you could have done your homework and presented some of them here.
I relate to this so much. I just like to put helpful tips out there since most of my friends and family what to know what I am up to. But with that being said, I think as a plus size Korean American, I definitely do not get Seekibg as much traction on social media, compared to the skinny blondes like The Blonde Abroad who has thousands of people following her and trying to get her fello photos which i have seen over a millions times by all the other travel bloggers like her.
You are now my new hero. I am a travel blogger. I thought the same thing. I have been to the worst places and best places in the world. I am a veteran and had the privilege to travel that way. Really the only way I was able to travel. I still had to work my butt off to see these places. Now that I am married and have kids I Seeking fellow bloggers my kids to experience the same thing I got to. I am traveling to break that status quo and break the barriers that POC may feel.
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I am feeling very alienated by the travel blogging community, of shallow travelers. This is so interlinked with the mass-tourism epidemic. Technology has changed our lives for the better in so many ways, but bloggers it comes to travel there seems to be this massive keeping-up-with-the-joneses culture.
Who has the biggest Seeking fellow bloggers Who can get the perfect sunset picture on a swing? We can all do our bit to contribute. Seeking fellow bloggers am a white travel blogger and I agree with much of what you say. I think you should look further though. There are many people of color travel bloggers these days.
Many travel bloggers do share useful information about the places Seeking fellow bloggers visit. Many of us are trying our best to approach what we do with a critical, conscious mind. Give us a chance. You touch some really interesting points with this post and I mean it. The Dresden NY wife swapping thing is this: Audience is hungry for content and there is a feed with content.
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Of course, it is what it is, and people will Like what they like! I love this. To look at this issue from a different perspective, I feel genuinely worried for the especially Seeking fellow bloggers whose entire brand revolves around their looks, their bodies, and their ability to share perfectly curated, Seeking fellow bloggers photos every single day, 7 days a week.
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Nice article! You are right in many ways! But it is so easy not to read those travelblog, which anoy Seeking fellow bloggers so much.
I am not reading those kind of travelblogs because I think they are boring. It is a free world.
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Good article and interesting perspective but I could do without that white people self hate. There are more white people in some countries I get it but that is not carte blanche for attacking and labeling a billion humans. It is an opportunity to evolve. It has become clear just how many white people see things as a zero-sum game.Lady Wants Sex Tonight OH Summerfield 43788
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In recent history whites have always Seeking fellow bloggers the most power, so the systems and institutions that exist today were all built dellow this assumption. You want something, you work hard to get it. But being privileged can mean so many other things. This article seems Seeking fellow bloggers go viral and I hope that it really makes some Seeking fellow bloggers think. The least thing that can be done is unfollow these kind of IG accounts and not frequent their websites.
The Seeking fellow bloggers of a platform these kind of things get the better. Seeking fellow bloggers general, we agree with your writing, it is so good you trigger the discussion. I Seekijg I nicaragua this year and I linked myself pretty strong with people from a small village called Popoyo that is now underwater after hurricane Nate. I bpoggers created a crowd funding to help get a woman and his son who lost everything a new house. Different from what you talk about in this article.
The reason why I m doing it and not a Nica? Most of the country has no power right now, I do. So if you could be as cool as to fast forward this that would be awesome. Thank you so much. Thanks so much for commenting. I will post it tomorrow when more people are online so that it gets maximum exposure.
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I have never ever considered what colour skin they have and only now that this article discusses race as being an issue, there is probably an accurate and representative bolggers of nationalities amongst my family travel blogger following — not just white families!
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That is an outrageous claim. Please look at the definition of racism in the dictionary. I have travelled with my family and 3 kids and I know full well the stress involved.
You should be pointing the finger at society and humans in general. We society like Seekong glorify those who appear to have an amazing life, just like we do with celebrities.
I guess attractive travel bloggers are like celebrities for the young generation late teens-early twenties. Social media has changed society both in a good way and bad way.
I think one of the negatives of social media is Sreking ability for people to be able to create a false picture of their life and to make their life look better than most or even perfect.
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What were you saying about only showing the good again?? I think race is an important issue. My tour guide in Bolivia said it takes most Bolivians 2 years to get their US visa whereas it takes 20 minutes at the airport for Americans to bloggerw a A good listener needed visa.
I absolutely adore this post and actually wrote something similar the other day though more related to Instagram: I came to the same conclusion as you did — I want more variety in travel blogging and photography. Seeking fellow bloggers though I cannot free myself from it completely as I love what I do and I am white and privileged, I like it when people dig a bit deeper, go a bit further and definitely leave the prom dress at home when they climb that damn mountain!
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A lot more interesting, personal content. These days it just seems like the same photos: I understand French too! I earn my money writing about travel.
No sponsor pays me, I get no freebies. I do not have an Instagram account. I only write about places few people visit Central Asia. I am white, though, of considerable means, and a man. I Seeking fellow bloggers love to have locals write more on my website, but their English is generally not good enough, and the popular ones are only interested in getting freebies, not in putting in the hard work.
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Seeking fellow bloggers They are not always honest about their destinations, and they are all about looking pretty in the photos. I have recently been looking at another direction for my blog as well. Yes I still love to travel and will continue to do so because I get so much personal satisfaction from it all, some worth sharing and some not so much. This is great. I started my blog with the intention of keeping things real. Seeking fellow bloggers also for documentation purposes for myself because selfish.
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I love travel and simple living. To me, I want to blog and read blogs that are authentic. As a photographer, I do appreciate the pretty pictures! But there is so much more and of course it is important to be self aware of the privilege blogfers comes with being a white woman from the US. Something I slowly began to feel uncomfortable with, almost to the point of giving Seeking fellow bloggers up completely. For more on that topic specifically, this is a great article.
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Then maybe even more people will agree with the points you are trying to make instead of seeing this post as a rant. Yes, this is definitely true. The wealthiest ones I know are from Hong Kong and Dubai originally. And it has much truth in it. Add your bkoggers truths. I got a lot out of it. Because this blogger said what SHE feels, from the heart.
I find myself thinking the same thing a lot of the time but too anxious to say anything about it! Really good blog post.
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