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For me traveling doesn’t always mean going somewhere all the time

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The Best Travel Apps for 2019

We live in the Golden Age of digital life. We don’t have to visit an actual travel agency anymore to find out about flights and book them there, everything can done online. And thankfully, most of these chores to get out and go travel can be done with just your fingertips on your phone. Get […]

Dorm Life Etiquette:
These Should Be The Dormitory Rules

You thought living with one other partner can be hard? Try living with 6-8 other people in one room. Here are my unwritten and now-published rules for life in a backpackers dorm.

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“I Wish I Could Travel That Much Too!”

It happens to me every time I travel. I talk with people who hear about what I am doing and where I’m going, and they always say the same thing: “That sounds amazing! I wish I could do that.” My reply? “Somebody Had To Do It. No, but seriously, what’s keeping you from it?”

It’s not the material stuff that makes a rich life.

Dog sledging in Greenland. Photo by Ramon Stoppelenburg.

Seven Countries That Don’t Really Exist

You want to really go off the beaten track? I have found these seven “countries” that are not officially recognized to add to your bucket list. Would they actually provide a passport stamp?

Date A Man Who Travels

Date a man who treasures experience over toys, a hand-woven bracelet over a Rolex. Date the man who scoffs when he hears the words, “vacation”, “all-inclusive”, or “resort”. Date a man who travels because he’s not blinded by a single goal but enlivened by many.

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What to bring for the longest flights in the world

Tangalle Beach, south of Sri Lanka. November 2018.

I am not done with Sri Lanka yet!

I did not expect that a country as Sri Lanka would take me by surprise THAT much! I had been here before as a little kid in 1989, but so much has changed that it wasn’t really a reunion, but a re-connection with a truly paradise island.