Posts filed under: Travel Blog

“So why are you here,” my driver asked. I looked ahead, trying to come up with a good answer.  Doing an arm sweep at ‘all the beauty’ in front of us...
A few days ago, I got word that a fellow traveler, Stephanie Simpson from the UK, had gone missing.  Her body was found on Valentine’s Day (after a 5-day search) by...
It’s the first of October and I’m in one of the most beautiful cities in all of Europe.  I walked nearly 20 miles today through 2,000 years of history: through...
What happened with my old Remote Year crew during a 4-day reunion at a castle in rural France....
House sitting in the off-season in SW Portugal proved to be anything but boring....
Ever since I left Lisbon 3 years ago, I’ve wanted to go back.  Time passes and new ideas crop up, other destinations take a front seat.  I sometimes dream about...
Next week, I’ll be looking back at my life.  I’m attending a reunion with 40 people from my Remote Year family- most of whom I haven’t seen in 2 years. ...
18 Years Ago My first Labor Day, after officially being in the workforce post-college, was just another event in a Manhattan lifestyle that would span almost 16 years.  It was...
There’s a dress code in Taos, New Mexico: it’s called wiping your boots on the back of your jeans if entering a fancy restaurant.  I arrived here two days ago,...
It’s been months since I’ve published anything I’m proud of.  Not that I haven’t tried- I have.  But sometimes it’s easier and safer to write about places and weather instead...