Let's Be Adventurers
Ride Or Die: 10 Ridiculous Vehicles From Around The World
Me: Hola! How do get to _______? Local: No problem! Take a tricycle going that way, and then get onto a jeepney and no problem!
Bucket List: Life On Mars In Wadi Rum
Known as the Valley of the Moon and home to the real life Lawrence of Arabia, Wadi Rum is an unspoilt desert in Jordan with massive cliffs and jagged sandstone mountains that look like they desperately escaping from the ground before being frozen in time and turned to stone.
SISU IRON 2018: 44 Hours Of Suck And Pork Buns
48 hours after this year’s SISU Iron, my feet are still swollen from the 60+ miles of running, climbing, jumping, bushwhacking, ass-dragging that I put it through.
Palolem Beach: “They Have Steaks Here?”
Between the auto rickshaws, the crowds and all the noise, India can be a pretty hectic place. I love it. But after a month, I was starting to miss some necessities like the latest Modern Family episodes, motel hot tubs, and steak.
Everything You Need To Know About Wing Walking On A Plane
This is an accompanying piece to my story about That Time I Walked The Wing Of Moving Plane. It provides a deeper look into the training sequence involved to get started with wing walking at the Mason Wing Walking Academy in Sequim, Washington.
The Rickshaw Run: 14 Days and 3000 km Across India
I’ve been on some amazing adventures, but this next one might just be the most audacious one yet. How else would you describe a 14-day, 3000 km adventure across India in a 7-horsepower rickshaw?
Bucket List: Midnight Hike Up Egypt’s Mount Sinai
Food always taste best when you’re hungry. After hiking to the top of Mount Sinai and waiting for the sun to rise, I’ll add that it tastes even better when you’re not only hungry but cold.
The World’s Best Luxury Train Trips: Saying Farewell To The Presidential Train
Like the famous Orient Express, Portugal’s own The Presidential Train is a perennial member on the exclusive list of the world’s most luxurious train trips.
Travel Thoughts & Tips
How To Take Better Travel Photos: People and Portraits
This is the second in my series of write-ups on “How To Take Better Travel Photos”. In this series, I’ll explain my philosophy and etiquette for how to take better shots of people you encounter on your travels, whether they are locals in their natural environment or just interesting looking people.
Top 16 Things To Do In Sayulita
Sayulita is a gem of a town in Mexico known for its surfing, but there’s plenty of other things to do if you are tired of sunbathing and want to burn off some of the calories from all those late night tacos.
Switzerland Bucket List: Hiking Seealpsee And Ascher Restaurant In Wasserauen
A couple of months ago, I snuck away to the town of St. Gallen in Switzerland to do some editing. Despite the Swiss Alps just a short train ride away, I managed to stick to my plan to sit still to edit.
Staycation Review: Casa Selva Sayulita Boutique Hotel
A few weeks ago, I spent a long weekend at Casa Selva, a tropical boutique hotel that opened earlier in 2021 in Sayulita, Mexico.
How Far In Advance Should You Book Your Flight?
I’ve been asked many times if I should book my flight far in advance. My rule of thumb is this: book as soon as you are sure about your travel dates.
Why You’re Never Going To Travel Around The World
This is not going to be easy and I’m going to say some stuff you’re not going to want to hear.
Local Tribe De Mexico: Reviewing Sayulita’s Newest Boutique Hotel
For my 3 month stay in Sayulita, I rented an apartment right in the heart of the town next to Yolanda’s chicken.
The Only 3 Real Ways To Find Cheap Flights
There are so many articles on ways to find cheap flights that it is a task in itself to sort through and figure out what works and what’s just written as filler so they can add another 3, 5 or 38 ways onto a list.
Bucket List: Piccola Cir Via Ferrata In The Dolomites
If there’s one thing you must do in the Dolomites, it’s a via ferrata climb on of the mountains. And while there are so many options, it’s hard to beat a summit of Piccola Cir which takes you on a spiraling upward route around the peak that feels like you’re going vertical the entire time and yet is doable for most people with the right guiding.
Lost Luggage And Spanish Deodorant: A Guide To Staying Calm When You Lose Your Shit
Shit happens. On the road, there’s enough going on that small things going awry can cause more damage than it should.
My 10 Year Search For The Perfect Camera Brought Me Back To APS-C
In 2015, I fully committed to switching from my Nikon DSLR system to a Sony mirrorless system starting with the Sony A7II.
What To Do If You’re Sick Abroad While Traveling
Travel to enough places, and you’ll eventually find yourself writhing in extreme pain from a bout of food poisoning, or some other illness.
The Best Place To Eat Tafelspitz In Vienna
High on my list of things to do whenever I’m in major European cities is to find the best national dishes to eat.
Bucket List: Why You Can’t Miss The Salina Turda in Romania
Close your eyes and imagine a gaping volume of emptiness and darkness deep underground. Now imagine a string of neon lights descending in a geometric spiral down this vast space.
A Visit To The Tsukiji Fish Market Before It Closed
The story below was from my visit to the tuna auction before it closed. The restaurants and stalls around that’s part of the outer Tsukiji fish markets are still open and while it’s a bit touristy, it’s still an experience not to be missed.
All The Times Things Fell Through And I Never Told Anyone
I’ve had some amazing experiences and projects that have taken me to some grand and odd corners of the world. Quite a few things happened by luck, like my private audience with the Dalai lama, or having my first travel video go viral.
Why I Love To Travel Alone
I’ll start off by saying that there are two sides to every coin. For all the reasons I love to travel alone, there are just as many reasons why I hate it.
Bucket List: Shooting An AK-47 Kalashnikov in Bratislava
The last time I came to Bratislava, I tied up my hair in a top knot and painted my face to look like a kabuki samurai.
I Did It…I Went On The Sound Of Music Tour In Salzburg
10 years ago on my first visit to Salzburg, I saw a lot of advertisements for something called the Original Sound of Music Tour.
Hiking Cinque Torri and Via Ferrata To Rifugio Nuvolau
Cinque Torri is a gem of a location in the Dolomites and Cortina’s most famous climbing location. It was also the site one some of the fiercest fighting between the Austrians and Italians during World War I.