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The importance of travel community: TBEX 2015 Lloret De Mar, Spain

The Importance of the Travel Community: A Post-TBEX Reflection

Those of you who’ve been following my blog know that I love writing about solo travel and its many benefits for self-development. While I still swear by solo travel as a number one tool for personal growth, the last couple of days made me realise something… I’ve never written about travel as a shared experience which allows you to feel part of the travel community! In fact, I’ve not only undervalued this aspect of travel but was also hugely unaware of how important it is until recently. The idea came when I was organising my notes and business cards from my first TBEX conference in Costa Brava, Spain which took place the week before. For those of you who don’t know, TBEX is the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, and industry professionals. It’s basically the place to be to learn new tricks of the trade, get inspired, connect with travel professionals and fangirl over your blogger heroes (guilty!) while sipping cocktails at a private beach and enjoying free trips which may or may not involve catamaran sailing …