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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?

Lars Leetaru

What to bring for the longest flights in the world


What happens if my COVID passport expires?

Standardized COVID certificates for travel, known as “COVID passports”, became widespread in the summer of 2021. The EU Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC) launched on June 1st, allowing quarantine-free international travel, the UK’s NHS Covid Pass is accepted in over 30 countries… America, Africa, and many other regions are also using health certificates locally to combat the spread of COVID-19. But how […]


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

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.

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.