Despite 2015 being my first year as a parent, this has been a good year for travel. We got the Little Person on her first international trip, in addition to numerous runs around the country; she may have even outflown…
So what do you do in San Diego when you’ve been to Horton Plaza, the Gaslamp District, Mission Beach, Sea World and all the other usual suspects? Well. Let me tell you. We all packed up for three nights near…
I hate to admit this, but I spend more nights in hotels than in tents when I travel. I wish it didn’t have to be that way, but it’s tough to camp in the middle of a city (at least…
Over the past few months, I’ve had a lot of people ask me about Iceland. And my post about a suggested itinerary is one of my most popular posts. I think it might be handy, though, to do a Wandering…
I’m still diving further into my research for a future return to Australia. I’m learning something unexpected – there are some great Australian island getaway destinations. Some were already familiar to me, like Tasmania. Others, like Lord Howe Island, have…
I can’t tell you that the Rendezvous Hotel is the best hotel in Hanoi. It’s the only one I stayed at. So I truly don’t have the authority and experience to call anything the best hotel in Hanoi. That said,…
Let’s say someone gave you $3,000 to spend on your latest hobby. What would you do? Read on to find out what your resident mountain biker would do!
Find out why I think you should stay at hostels when you travel.
An awesome trip is rarely an accident. It’s a combination of preparation, planning and flexibility. You start with a gameplan and leave holes for spontaneity. Let me show you how it’s done, using my recent trip to the Nordic countries as an example
A Conde Naste article about over-priced and over-hyped travel gets me all fired up … enough to write a counter-article geared toward everyday travelers instead of the independently wealthy.
Sometimes, the din has to stop. You need to get away from TVs, traffic and the white noise of people-people-everywhere. But where? A slice of quiet seems harder than ever to find, but I have some ideas.
A visit to Europe’s second-oldest rock festival, a stay at a convent and the search for sahti – it’s my 24-hour trip to Turku, Finland
Traveling to Australia? Make sure to include Darwin in your plans – especially if you are looking for outdoor adventure.
The Jumbo Stay is one of just a few airplanes throughout the world that have been converted into hotels. Find out what it’s like to stay there.
Brisbane deserves more recognition from travelers headed to Australia. Find out what makes it such a cool city.
The amenities in a South Korea “love hotel” are not what you’ll see at your local Holiday Inn: flashing colored lights over the bed, a higher-than-average number of mirrors, a “personal massager” for sale in the minibar. Find out what it’s like to stay at one!
Ever since my trip to New Zealand, I’ve tried to work camping into my travel itinerary. Find out how bringing a tent and sleeping bag can make your next trip even better.
Where do you go after a trip to Korea and Japan? Well, as a soccer/language/craft beer/hiking fan, I’m thinking of Scotland or Wales.
You can count on seeing all sorts of crazy things in Australia. But it might be a crocodile-shaped hotel that leaves you scratching your head most.
Snow is great when it first starts falling. But give it a month, and you’ll be ready to get away from it. So where should you go? New Zealand, no contest. Here’s why.