5 Common Myths About Travel

5 Common Myths About Travel

I decided to do something different this time and touch on a few of the common myths about travel — the reasons people give after saying they could “never do what I do” (indefinitely vagabonding travel). It won’t be easy. In fact, it’s...

179 Countries to Go

┬áMy playground In the last two years, I have been to 15 countries…far less than many of my backpacking counterparts who I have met. However, throw in two trips to Alaska and three trips to Hawaii, which can be every bit as expensive and adventurous as...

Water Too Clear to Be Real

As our small dive boat bobbed up and down in the choppy but crystal clear water, I suddenly realized that I had not been issued one vital piece of scuba equipment…. My mask! I jumped overboard with a splash and ran across the beach to the shack where I...