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 (Part 2)

This is part two of my interview with Nik Halik, a vagabonding legend with a very purpose-driven life and an inspiration to many. If you haven’t yet, go read my Nik Halik interview first for an introduction. I was able to chat with Nik on the phone for about an...

Interview with Nik Halik

One great interview deserves another.┬áBefore heading off to South America, I had the opportunity to spend an extraordinary hour with Nik Halik on the phone and my life paradigms haven’t been the same since. Rock star, adventurer, mountaineer, and now...
An Interview with Sallie Latch: Vagabonding at 77

An Interview with Sallie Latch: Vagabonding at 77

One of the best parts of running this vagabonding blog is the opportunity to meet new and interesting people, especially people as inspiring as Sallie Latch. At least weekly I receive emails from female readers asking about how safe it is to travel alone, or asking my...
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 adventure stories from around the world. I have no idea why Google is convinced I...

5 Day Water Fast

Sitting here, I have just finished 24 hours without a single bite of food. I fill my stomach directly from a one-gallon jug of room temperature water which is becoming my best friend; I carry it around everywhere! But why? I’m attempting my first five-day water...