The first tip I have for visiting Sri Lanka is simple – go to Sri Lanka! Sri Lanka has ancient temples, soaring mountains, thundering waterfalls, safari parks, sandy beaches, and a stunning colonial city. It is a hassle-free destination with friendly people and delicious, healthy […]
Thailand is a strange and exotic country that is full of contradictions and challenges. Thais are some of the nicest, most laid-back people you will ever meet, yet they drive like maniacs and have the 2nd highest traffic-related death rate in the world. The food is […]
A little over a year ago I decided to torture myself on a three-day trek up Mount Rinjani in Indonesia. Since writing about the trek, those posts have become among the most popular on this blog. It seems there are a lot of people searching the internet about […]
Today, (October 7, 2015), I leave for Mexico. While researching my trip, I had a difficult time finding travel blogs or articles about destinations off the beaten path. The internet is full of stuff about beaches and tours, all-inclusive resorts and cruises.
Although Glacier Bay is over three-million of wilderness, it is mostly undeveloped, and it lacks the tourist infrastructure of the national parks in the lower 48. When I first moved to Glacier Bay National Park in remote Alaska, I didn’t know there were 10 things you could […]
Do you give candy to kids when you travel? If so, I am mad at you.
In doing research before my trip to Africa in 2011, I had three things I was looking for in a safari park. I wanted to see lots of animals I wanted to travel as independently as possible Price Although animals would be a major factor in […]
Etosha National park is the best place to go on safari in Africa, in my humble opinion. Let me tell you why. First, the park occupies a stretch of flat, semi-desert grassland that is is dotted with waterholes that are usually filled with wildlife. The […]