Trustroots Travel Stories and News September Edition

Summer in the Northern Hemisphere has come to a close with the seasons changing and the leaves beginning to Fall. There has been traveling and hosting happening and in this edition of this Newsletter we highlight some of those hosting experiences. We also share some stories of hitchhiking, building off-grid, how to host a meetupContinue reading “Trustroots Travel Stories and News September Edition”

Decolonising Into Circles

You might be wondering why Trustroots is changing the name of Tribes. In this collaborative article we will try to explain what’s behind the change and why this matters. It has mainly been written by Mariyano, a Brazilian backpacker currently under lockdown in Buenos Aires due to the pandemic, and Martin A. who spent aContinue reading “Decolonising Into Circles”

Journeys Through the Night

Community Stories, Vol. II Welcome to the second part of our community letter to ourselves! In case you missed the first one with Covid-19 lockdown experiences, you can find it here. This time around we are travelling through the night – sleeping at police stations in Pristina, trainhopping to escape from where nobody stops forContinue reading “Journeys Through the Night”

How is Trustroots different from Couchsurfing?

The elephant in the room Couchsurfing, the largest hospitality exchange network has announced on the 14th of May, that they will be requiring many of their users to pay a monthly subscription. Since Trustroots is also enabling hospitality exchange, this is very relevant to us. While Couchsurfing hasn’t claimed to be a charity or aContinue reading “How is Trustroots different from Couchsurfing?”