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Want to know what expat life is like in Seville, Spain? Karen McCann writes about her own expat experiences in Dancing in the Fountain.
I am lucky enough to not have a university degree or a house. Here’s why I think it’s the best thing that could ever have happened to me.
I read InterRail, which reminds me that travel has changed a lot over the last 20 years (and yet it hasn’t). I chat with the author about this phenomenon.
I’m a proud co-author of a new book: From The Grand Canyon to the Great Wall: Travelers’ Best, Worst, and Most Ridiculous Stories From the Road.
I love mountains and hiking. I feel cradled by the mountains and love the inner and outer journey that pushing onward to the summit of a mountain (and making it back down again safely) reveals. It’s about so much more than just physical abilities; there’s an exploration of stamina and courage, and sharing the joy […]
This post about The Lost Girls book was originally published in 2010. It has since been updated for accuracy of links and content. I’ve been traveling with a beefy book in my bag for the last little while; one called The Lost Girls : Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. It’s […]
I was given a free copy of Surviving Paradise: One Year on a Disappearing Island for review, and I’m very thankful for it. I love travelogues in general, and this one is written absolutely beautifully and strikes a few chords within me. Read on to learn more about Surviving Paradise and my reaction to it. […]
This is a review of Imagine: A Vagabond Story, by Grant Lingel. While his backpacker antics weren’t my cuppa tea, the vicarious debauchery was fun.
When I sat down to read Queen of the Road, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I should have: the cover of the book is quite explicit: Queen of the Road: The True Tale of: 47 States, 22,000 Miles, 200 Shoes, 2 Cats, 1 Poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its […]