As I mentioned in Do You Need a Guidebook to Travel? we get all of our travel info from the Internet. Below are the top five travel resources I’ve used, that you might not have even heard of!. Hopefully you’ll find something new for planning your next trip. 1. WikiTravel I am shocked if more […]
Archives for September 2012
There is no auto-pilot in travel, there is no routine, there is nothing mindless about it. – Me I’ve spent the past week–for no reason and every reason–reflecting on the past 7+ months of traveling. Not only the traveling, but I am thinking back to the 6 months before I left, the decisions and actions […]
Driving along the Chobe River in Botswana, we came across a mama and baby elephant out for their afternoon drink. You can see the mother staring us down in an attempt to say “Don’t mess with my baby!”.
“It’s in the Lonely Planet.” That shining achievement, glittering recommendation, unquestionable status. It’s the book that tells you what to do and it seems like everyone has one. We did, back in college when we studied abroad in the Netherlands. We had a Netherlands guide and Europe on a Shoestring. I wouldn’t let Caroline tear […]
It had to happen sooner or later. For over 7 months, whenever I’m riding public transportation in a foreign country I’m “aware of my surroundings.” I can’t even count the number of buses, trains, planes, boats, canoes, tuk-tuks I’ve been on and all the while have been vigilant, bordering paranoia. Someone is going to try […]