21 Tips and Tricks I Use to Evaluate Travel Options

“The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight-seeing’.” –Daniel J. Boorstin My wife and I love to travel. It’s one of the highest priorities in our lives, and while not enough to make […]

If You’re a TwentySomething Who Wants to Travel, What Should You Do?

“The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.” – Britney Spears When I was a little kid an uncle of mine gave me a globe. He taught me a game where I would spin the globe, close my eyes, wait for a […]

The Brain Dump

If you’re a fan of mine on Facebook, you’ve seen that I like to post a lot of articles which interest me. If you’re not a fan, go become a fan! I’ve decided to occasionally post a few of my favorites here to share with the rest of you. Hopefully, you’ll all become Facebook fans […]

Balancing a Safety Net with Wanderlust

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson When I lived in Germany, I had friends who got married and decided to spend a very extended honeymoon in Australia. They got there, bought a second-hand (or […]

Practicing What I Preach: The Chile Trip Report

“I collect friends and experiences.” – Amanda Hilligas   As you may know, I am a huge fan of traveling. It is one of my priorities in life, so I make sure that I set aside time and budget for travel. I’m also fortunate to have friends who are located in some pretty cool places […]