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...
Seeing the 14th Dalai Lama in McLeod Ganj

Seeing the 14th Dalai Lama in McLeod Ganj

I’ll never, for the rest of my life, forget seeing the 14th Dalai Lama in McLeod Ganj, India, his home in exile. I knew the Dalai Lama was coming when the photographers stood and the huddled Tibetans stooped lower. Murmuring hushed. From my front-row seat, I...

10 People Who Put Me on the Road

Today, a break from the travel norm. Something personal. I’m not a fan of the ubiquitous top-10 lists that spring up like weeds on every travel blog, but this one — long overdue — needs to be written. A handful of people in this world made me the person I am,...

Interview with Nik Halik

One great interview deserves another. Before 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...