We all have our reasons for traveling – wanderlust, the love of a new culture, a desire to just leave it all behind, the need to forget, or the need to meet new people. Travel becomes a way for people to deal with different situations, experience new things, or help search for a sense of self. The constant change creates a chance for us to find out who we are
As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest worst year of my life” set the stage for a year […]
There always seems to be something bad in the news. If it bleeds, it leads right? Even if it doesn’t bleed, it is still there. And all that bad news seems to dampen the world’s spirit. The economy, climate change, politics, pollution, terrorism, nationalism, poverty, disease – the list of challenges and things to worry about […]
Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization.
This site exists to help the world travel better, cheaper and longer. To do that, I need to hear from you! I’ve created a short survey so that you can share your suggestions, criticisms, and any other feedback you have with me. The survey is completely anonymous and will help me improve the blog so that I can better help you get out the door and into your next adventure!
“Experiential travel” is the new booming buzzword in the industry…but what does it mean? Are we witnessing a worthwhile new trend that is taking travel to new heights, or, is “experiential travel” just another way for the industry to milk a few extra dollars from travelers? Unfortunately, it seems to be the latter.