Mount Rogers Virginia Snow

The Art of Being Cold

Three days of below-freezing temperatures and a winter storm on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia.

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Seattle, Gasworks Park

Vagabonding in Seattle, Washington

Six weeks of vagabonding around Seattle, hanging with trolls in Fremont, and a dark confession.

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Mount Rainier Washington

Mount Rainier: Hiking to Camp Muir

Camp Muir (10,100 feet) is the base camp for climbing Mount Rainier in Washington State. This is the story of getting there.

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American Road Trip

Great American Road Trip: Take 3

Driving from Kentucky to Vegas and back. How to burn up 11 states in 11 days.

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Kentucky Proud

On Being from Kentucky

Forget the stereotypes. This is what it’s really like to be from Kentucky.

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Munich, Germany

Surviving Oktoberfest

My experience of accidentally experiencing Oktoberfest and some survival tips for when you go.

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Komodo Dragon Rinca Island

Rinca Island – Satan’s Island Retreat

The story of my Komodo dragon encounters in Indonesia and one hellish little island.

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Backpacking Injuries

Vagabonding Injuries

15 glorious vagabonding injuries that I’ve suffered over the years while on the road.

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Philippines sunset

The Hitchhiker

Greg bemoans missing time with a potential Bikkhu on the side of the road.

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Train tracks

Thoughts on the New Year

Greg shares his new year thoughts and celebrates the eight-year anniversary of vagabonding.

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Sean Connery

Homecoming 2013 Was a Little Tricky

Greg learns to wear a prom dress and fights for his rights to make it home in 2013.

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Surviving Super Typhoons

My account of being on the edge of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda and making my way out of the aftermath.

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