I probably don't have to convince you that visiting Japan is a great trip idea. Wandering through Japan on my own remains one of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring, exciting, yet at times, challenging trips I have taken in my life. There is a lot t... Discover More..
Cartagena may be right on the Caribbean coast, but its function as a major port city and oil extraction site make the city-adjacent beaches...somewhat less than alluring. If you truly want to spend time on beautiful Cartagena beaches, you're going to... Discover More..
I recently had the pleasure to interview Janice Lintz, an incredible woman on a mission to visit every country in the world. This is a feat that has only been accomplished by 15 women to date, and Janice wants to get her name on that list! Lintz o... Discover More..
Confession: I usually don't think much of cruises or cruise culture, even so-called cultural cruises. If you're like me - and if you follow this site, chances are you at least travel like me - you think of cruises as overpriced and tacky, with little... Discover More..
The following is a guest post from Outdoorsy, an RV rental site. After my California campervan trip last year, a lot of you wanted to know how to RV the country on a budget. Since the folks at Outdoorsy have a lot more experience with this topic than... Discover More..
Are you trying to decide what destination you should visit in 2019? Do you like exploring new places while also getting to experience incredible adventures? And most importantly, do your friends usually think you're really weird when you're describin... Discover More..
Since Christmas just passed, I thought it would be seasonally appropriate to write a post on one of the most surreal experiences I had in Norway - visiting Sami reindeer herders in their traditional Sami village. Yes, reindeer herding is a real wa... Discover More..
I will be honest here: in the past eight years of living in Los Angeles, I had not once been inclined to go on a classic Palm Springs getaway with my friends. The distance from LA to Palm Springs is just over two hours. I had gladly traveled more ... Discover More..
While it may not seem to fall under the purview of "travel blogging", you can look at immigration as a very permanent form of travel. Also, it is impossible to travel the world today and not be aware of the vast migrations of people happening in a... Discover More..
When you think of Los Angeles, the usual stereotypes probably drift to mind: surfers, celebrities, aspiring singers-actors-dancers-jugglers, etc. But there is a lot more to uncover in my home city, including plenty of surprisingly scary places in LA.... Discover More..