July 2, 2015

How to Spend 7 Fascinating Days Traveling in El Salvador

Originally published at Viator.com. Rugged volcanos dotting the countryside, vibrant cities with a youthful spirit, colonial charm preserved and actively refurbished for future generations to enjoy. […]
July 2, 2015

Traveling Through Panama City and Casco Viejo

There was a week in Costa Rica when Avianca and Copa seemed to be in a battle to practically give flights away. Melanie and I had […]
July 1, 2015

Feeling Sorry For Cleveland

More Cleveland. More Matador. Check out my 17 reasons to feel sorry for everybody in Cleveland at MatadorNetwork.com. Share this story:
June 29, 2015

Guerrila Packs Admiral 40L Hiking Backpack

Backpacks aren’t necessarily the most comfortable accessories in the world, but in backpacking they’re essential. After all, your change of dry clothes, food, sleeping bag and […]
June 23, 2015

3 Ways Travel Writers Are Unbearable

Recently I came to the realization that I can be quite unbearable* as it relates to the job I’m incredibly lucky to have. I say stupid, completely unrelatable […]
June 17, 2015


Originally published at USA Today Travel. Tropical sandy beaches lined with rocky shores and steep cliffs. Teeming wildlife, including three different species of monkeys (mantled howler, […]