December 12, 2014

“They Tried To Bury Us. They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds.”

Not exactly a travel story here. Like, at all. But it is perhaps much more worthy of sharing here than any of my previous ramblings. Last […]
December 5, 2014

Cycling Central Switzerland is the Trip of a Lifetime

Originally published at Europe Up Close. There is simply no better way to explore a new country than by cycling, especially when that country is Switzerland. […]
November 25, 2014


Matador has come out with a really cool, simple application to map out how many countries you’ve visited. I came up with just 11. Matador gave […]
November 24, 2014

Sandals Resorts Has an Image Problem and They Need to Fix it Now

The other night my wife and I watched Anthony Bourdain’s season finale to Parts Unknown set in Jamaica. In the episode, there are a couple of memorable […]
November 15, 2014

The Multi-City Travel Hack of a Lifetime

“I’ll never understand capitalism,” a friend told me after I shared how a multi-city flight itinerary became cheaper than a one-way. “Maybe they’re just trying to […]
November 14, 2014


Originally published at MapQuest. Cleveland is long past its “mistake on the lake” misnomer. Anyone who utters the phrase should be forced to visit, because they […]