North America

August 25, 2016

Why You Need to Ditch the Car and Ride Amtrak

It was two in the morning when the Amtrak train finally pulled into the station. Truthfully, calling what we have in Cleveland a “station” is incredibly […]
August 8, 2016

The Wonderful Pain of Hiking in the Allegheny National Forest

I woke up feeling stuffy with a bit of a headache. That seems to be the norm for me on the first night on any camping trip. […]
June 28, 2016

Traveling Pittsburgh Shines a Spotlight on the New American Dream

I learned to hate Pittsburgh at a young age. Growing up in exurban Cleveland, not quite far away enough from the city limits to avoid the […]
June 23, 2016

How A Cavaliers Championship Made Cleveland Virtually Car-Free

I grabbed my GoPro yesterday morning before heading to the Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade, unsure of what I’d even do with the footage. But it was […]
June 7, 2016

Thailand’s Tiger Temple Tragedy and Safe Summer Travel

Thailand’s Tiger Temple tragedy shows how tourism can be horribly wrong right on the heels of the Harambe silverback gorilla incident at the Cincinnati Zoo. Joe and […]
May 12, 2016

Dog Sledding and a Day on the Alaska Railroad

Read part one from Anchorage here. Train travel is without question the most comfortable and sexiest form of long distance travel. Yes, sexiest. Luckily for my travel […]