My Thoughts on Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

My Thoughts on Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

I saw Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain in a theater over the weekend. Damn. Note: This began as a Facebook post, but I quickly realized the film—and certainly Anthony—deserve more. Don’t worry, there are no Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain...
Funny Dutch Stereotypes as Explained by an American

Funny Dutch Stereotypes as Explained by an American

As the first tulips tentatively start to stick their heads up after an extended winter, they remind me of my two months spent in Amsterdam and all the other wondrously cliche, funny Dutch stereotypes I encountered as an American while there. In 2011, after sweating...
Interview with Nik Halik the Thrillionaire

Interview with Nik Halik the Thrillionaire

One great interview (see my chat with artist and author Sallie Latch) deserves another! While waiting on my flight to South America, I had the opportunity to spend an extraordinary hour with Nik Halik, author of The Thrillionaire, on the phone and my life paradigms...
An Interview with Artist Sallie Latch

An Interview with Artist Sallie Latch

One of the best parts of running this vagabonding blog is the opportunity to meet new and interesting people, especially people as inspiring as artist and author Sallie Latch. I often receive emails from women reading who ask about how safe it is to travel alone, or...
Mission Failure: Kidney Pain During a 5-Day Water Fast

Mission Failure: Kidney Pain During a 5-Day Water Fast

First, this isn’t really a health or body-hacking blog. It’s an account of escaping corporate cubicles, and instead enjoying a life of backpacking travel. I happily share my travel adventure stories from around the world. I have no idea why Google is...
5 Common Myths About Travel

5 Common Myths About Travel

I decided to do something different this week and touch on a few of the common myths about travel—the reasons I most often hear people give after saying they could “never do what I do” (enjoy a life of vagabonding travel). I still have smoke wafting off my...