February 25, 2016

Traveling Alaska in the Heart of Winter

Originally published at Matador Network. 1. Get toasty at the Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival in Anchorage Oppressively cold negative 40 temperatures aren’t unheard […]
February 23, 2016

Is Volunteer Tourism Good, Bar, Or…?

This week on the Without A Path travel podcast, Joe and Laura tackle the topic of volunteer tourism. Is it a force for good or just […]
February 22, 2016

If You Want to Buy a Car in Japan…

Originally published at Streetfilms. If you want to buy a car in Japan, you’re a masochist. At least, that’s what I learned after spending a few […]
February 18, 2016

Hiking Japan’s Historic Nakasendo Way

Originally published at Jacada Travel. Japan brings to mind two very distinct images. There’s one of a hyper-modern society with concrete towers filling the skyline as far […]
February 16, 2016

Zika Virus in Travel and How to Work with Editors

This week Laura Watilo Blake and Joe chat about how the zika virus relates to travel, working with travel editors, how to find your niche, and […]
February 11, 2016

Hiking and Ziplining Around the Cloud Forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica

Note: The video above showcases two trips I took over a couple of weeks with Gecko Trail Costa Rica. Below is an excerpt from my upcoming travelogue, […]