I am assuming that everyone who has read my posts about Uzbekistan has been inspired to visit this amazing Central Asian country. Here are some notes that may aide in your planning. Uzbekistan is a Carnivore’s Utopia, but Vegetarians Can Eat Well Too, Sort Of […]
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 […]