Remembering Elin

I know the last thing that this blog needs lately is a negative post. However, this week marks the anniversary of the death of my dear friend and fellow vagabond, Elin. There hasn’t been a single day in the last 365 that I didn’t think about what happened,...

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...
Interview: 77 Years Old and Still Vagabonding

Interview: 77 Years Old and Still Vagabonding

One of the best parts of running this vagabonding blog is the opportunity to meet new and interesting people. At least weekly I receive emails from female readers asking about how safe it is to travel alone, or asking my advice about where to travel as a woman. I was...

Tragedy. The end of my trip?

I wish with every fiber of my soul that I didn’t have to make this post. I do feel a responsibility to everyone that has been kind enough to read and so here goes. As you heard, I planned to sleep on the deck of a 4 day boat from here in Sengiggi to Flores to...
Mission Failure: The 5-Day Water Fast Tries to Kill Me

Mission Failure: The 5-Day Water Fast Tries to Kill Me

First, this isn’t really a food or body hacking blog. It’s an account of escaping corporate cubicles, and instead, vagabonding around the world while gaining new experience. I happily share my adventure stories from around the world. I have no idea why...