One of the great things about running a travel website is that you get to meet other travelers. While in England this summer, I received an offer to explore the English city of Bristol with Heather. Around England, I’d explain my route through the country and people would universally go, “Bristol? There’s not much there.” Needless […]
Set off the coast of Belize, Caye Caulker is paradise. It’s small, it’s beautiful, it’s youthful. Everyone here is friendly, and no one moves quickly. There are no cars, only little golf carts, and the island’s motto is “Go Slow.” The tempo will have you running on island time before you know it. Years ago, […]
Chiang Mai is Thailand’s northern version of Bangkok. It’s the second largest city in Thailand, and is the gateway to the jungles and cities of the north. Once a quiet little village, the city has morphed into a major business and tourist center in the last 10 years. Large amounts of Westerners began flocking here […]
As I get closer to my ten-year anniversary of blogging, I want to tell the tale of how I became an accidental travel writer. It was a lot of work, and I had to do plenty of jobs I didn’t love. Here are some things I learned along the way.
Located in British Columbia, Vancouver is the largest city in Western Canada and the third-largest in all of Canada. It is known for its natural beauty, as it is nestled between the mountains and the ocean. Vancouver is one of my top ten favorite cities in the world. Vancouver’s proximity to the ocean and the […]
Have you ever found yourself falling completely in love with an unexpected destination? A spontaneous trip to Ko Lipe, Thailand, ended up being one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here’s how a quick visit to see a friend turned into a month-long journey of pure bliss.