2016: My Year of Mini-Sabbaticals in Review

60 days on the road. 15 countries visited. While I only took 3 trips this year (as compared to 6 trips last year), this is without a doubt my most memorable traveling year yet. This is also the longest I’ve spent on the road, thanks to two mini-sabbaticals and one quick getaway. 4-7 February: Belitung @…

Jordan Travel Itinerary: 6 Days of Canyons & Monasteries

When I first decided to visit Jordan, my knowledge of the country’s attraction begins and ends with Petra. In my mind, it’s basically the Angkor of Middle East. As it turns out, Jordan has so much more to offer than ancient ruins. Using my real itinerary from 6 days in Jordan, here’s how you can cover…

When Travel Goes Wrong

Most people go home with lots of photos after their holidays. I went home with lots of scars to remember my last trip by.

My 11 Most Memorable Travel Misfortune, Part 2

I have enough misadventures that it just won’t fit into one post without getting too long. Maybe some travel insurance should now hire me to be their poster child and star in advertisements for how NOT to travel. So without further ado, here’s the next 6 of my most memorable travel misfortune.

7 Things I Can’t Wait to Do in Jordan, Morocco & UAE

My life has taken many twisted turns in recent months, and all of a sudden, I find myself on a crazy voyage to three Middle East countries in a week’s time! This is definitely gonna be my biggest adventure yet… …well, either this or my 11 European Countries in 31 Days trip. There are so…