Five Years on the Road!

    May there always be a road… 5 Years Away From the Rat Race! Last year I celebrated my 35th birthday while on a plane to Bangkok. I barely noticed, and the other passengers certainly didn’t notice. While surviving another year on this planet...

4 Years Out of the Cubicle

Today marks the four-year anniversary of the start of my world travel. Hard to believe, but it feels like just last week that I shook my manager’s hand as she walked me to the door at IBM and relieved me of my ID badge. I walked down those steps toward my car...

Celebrating 2 Years on the Road

Two year ago today, the wheels of my plane touched down in Bangkok, Thailand. The 23 hours worth of flying and stressing had left me tired, foggy, and wondering what the hell I was doing here. It was my first serious trip outside of the US, and I honestly had no idea...

One Year Vagabonding Anniversary

There are roughly 52 Saturdays in a year. Subtract a big portion of them due to bad weather, work, family commitments, maintenance chores on the house or car, and whatever else seems to always sneak in and steal free time. Anyone will agree that the weekends left to...