Bangkok, Thailand

Vagabonding Begins in 2015!

Vagabonding 2015 begins! A rough welcome to Bangkok, a glorious train, and an island without snow.

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Black Nissan

A Midnight Run to Atlanta

An unexpected, high-speed run to Atlanta to secure a new passport.

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Dude, Where’s My Passport?!

My passport is MIA somewhere in Chicago. I leave for Thailand in 10 days.

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Photo by Lisa Munniksma

What a Year at Home Taught Me

My first year at home since I began vagabonding left many impressions. A rundown of 2014’s unexpected adventures and what is to come.

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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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