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Modern Traveling Troubadors

Ed, Will and Ginger

— November 24, 2008 — Pop Culture
Ever dreamed of leaving your life behind and hitting the road, just to see what happens? Three twenty-somethings from the UK, Ed, Will and Ginger, have been doing just that for the last three years. 

What essentially started out as a “very long hike” has led to three young troubadours traveling the country on a nomadic trek with nothing more than the clothes on the backs and their canny ways.

By mainly camping out and relying on strangers, they have received a warm welcome from most of the places they have visited. The lads have been nicknamed Hobbits and modern-day Robin Hoods.

They have learned about surviving in the wild without any means of financial support. People have fed them and enjoyed their music and generally, they have had a great time. 
Trend Themes
1. Nomadic Lifestyle - Ed, Will and Ginger's lifestyle serves as an inspiration for businesses to cater to the growing demographic interested in a nomadic lifestyle.
2. Sharing Economy - The trio's reliance on locals to provide for their needs on the road is an opportunity for businesses to explore the sharing economy.
3. Sustainable Tourism - Ed, Will and Ginger's eco-friendly approach to travel can inspire businesses to explore sustainable tourism.
Industry Implications
1. Tourism - The travel industry can provide services and experiences for people who want to explore the world through a nomadic lifestyle.
2. Music - Musicians could collaborate with businesses to create a unique experience for travelers who want to explore the local music scene while on the road.
3. Hospitality - The hospitality industry can incorporate sustainability practices and sharing economy principles to cater to the growing demand for eco-friendly travel.
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