Vagabonding Case Study: Cat Gaa|
My SiteCat Gaa sunshineandsiestas.com Age: 29 Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois Quote: "Remember that, wherever your heart is, that is where you'll find your treasure." - Paolo Coehlo I find I'm happiest when I surround myself with what makes me happiest -...
Friday, May 15, 2015
A couple ways to avoid travel burnout.
My SiteTraveling the world long-term rewards people with unforgettable adventures, timeless memories. However, long-term travel often comes with a price in the form of travel burnout. \ Long-Term travel means that you are most likely moving consisten...
Friday, May 08, 2015
A chance to study writing in Paris this summer
My SiteCreative Writing Workshop at the Paris American Academy July 1st through the 29th, 2015 I’ll be teaching an intensive, month-long creative writing workshop at the Paris American Academy this July. College credit is available for this han...
Thursday, May 07, 2015
How to give ethically after a disaster
My SiteThe travel community is truly one of the most giving I know of. Most people who travel do so because they recognize how much our world has to offer. We want to connect. We want to help. We may not always have lots of money, but we do have very...
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Vagabonding Field Report: Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
My SiteA popular backpackers stop off, Gili Trawangan (Gili T) is part of a very small chain of islands just off of Lombok and near Bali. Many people come here to learn to dive because it’s prices are competetive and the island has a reputation...
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
There is no conflict between tourism and traveling
My Site“Disdaining tourists is the last permitted snobbery, a coded way of distancing oneself from the uncultured classes. And it drives me beyond bonkers to incoherence — so I shall try to settle down. Examined calmly, there is no confli...
Monday, May 04, 2015
Review on Tortuga Air Carry On Backpack
My SiteThe seat belts sign flashed off. Immediately the aisle filled with people, reaching overhead for bags, hauling suitcases from the ceiling. Slowly the plane emptied. Finally, it was my turn to step into the aisle to freedom. I reached below the...
Sunday, May 03, 2015
Dancing at the Blood Festival
My SiteSince I hadn't had time to change my clothes that morning, I arrived at the Jordanian customs station in Aqaba with the bloodstains still on my pants. The blood had dried to the point where I didn't look like a fresh mass murderer, but no doub...
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Vagabonding Case Study: Troy Whitmarsh
My SiteTroy Whitmarsh troy-story.com Age: 26 Hometown: Ceduna, Australia (A small town of 4000 people – 8 Hours drive from the nearest city.) Quote: Every bad decision leads to a good story. How did you find out about Vagabonding, and ho...
Friday, May 01, 2015
Breeze through U.S. airport lines with TSA Pre-Check and Global Entry
My SiteLast weekend, I landed at Miami International Airport after spending a week in Cuba. My tour-mates, tired and bedraggled from a week crammed with activities, dutifully queued up behind a long line at Immigration. I breezed through Immigration,...
Thursday, April 30, 2015