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January 11, 2016
get and stay healthy

Do This to Get and Stay Healthy (at home or on the Road)

  This story starts about two years ago. I was healthy enough, but knew I could feel better. Did I pick up a parasite or unwanted […]
December 25, 2015
bohemian traveler

Travel Highlights of 2015

2015 has been an amazing year. From our drive across the Australian Outback to trekking to Machu Picchu to eating sushi in Tokyo to seeing the […]
November 21, 2015
Bangladesh

Impressions of Bangladesh

Before traveling to Bangladesh I had read accounts of travelers falling in love with the country. Charmed by the supreme friendliness of the country’s people, there […]
November 15, 2015
Finnish lapland in winter

Why I’m going to Finnish Lapland in Winter

It started as a twitter chat, as many of Juno Kim’s (the voice behind RunawayJuno.com) adventures do. “You should come up to see the northern lights […]
November 4, 2015
walk around belgrade serbia

A Walk Around Belgrade Serbia

A Walk Around Belgrade Serbia Belgrade is not your typical tourist city. I admit the reason I went there was because I found a cheap flight […]
October 25, 2015
Bangladesh via Instagram

Bangladesh via Instagram

Bangladesh is a fascinating and under-visited country. Its neighbor, India, usually receives most of the attention, as well as tourist traffic. When Bangladesh is making headlines, […]
September 30, 2015
glogow station poland

Photos from Run-down Glogow Station

    Enter Glogow Station My intention is not to shed a bad light on Poland or make fun of the country or even suggest that […]
September 17, 2015
walk around budapest

A Walk Around Budapest in photos

Budapest is a city to spend a few days in. I only had one morning…which I gracefully dragged into an afternoon. The city was so beautiful […]
September 7, 2015
Visiting Fatumenasi Village West Timor

Up in the Hills of West Timor: Visiting Fatumenasi Village

Visiting Fatumenasi Village West Timor We came down the mountain from Fatumenasi in the back of a small truck, sitting on narrow boards which were laid […]
August 8, 2015
Bergen Norway in Photos

A Walk Around Bergen Norway in Photos

  A Walk Around Bergen Norway It’s usually raining in Bergen. But I came in the winter. There were clear skies the whole time I was […]
July 22, 2015
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in Photos

  Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in Photos The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu easily ranks up there with the best travel experiences and treks of […]
July 16, 2015
Traveling Peru with Peru Hop

Traveling Peru with Peru Hop

The basic concept of Peru Hop Peru Hop is a hop-on hop-off bus system that makes traveling in Peru convenient, safe, and fun. There are a […]
July 3, 2015
Peru via Instagram

Peru via Instagram

Peru is probably the most popular destination in South America. The main draw is obviously Machu Picchu, but the country is the complete tourism package. It […]
June 28, 2015
trekking colca canyon

Trekking Colca Canyon

Depending on how it’s measured, Colca Canyon is said to be the world’s second deepest canyon–twice as deep as Arizona’s Grand Canyon. We trekked all the […]
May 22, 2015
All the World's a Stage: Top Three Shakespeare Sites in England

All the World’s a Stage: Top Three Shakespeare Sites in England

There’s so much to do and see in the United Kingdom that it can be hard to focus on just one thing. With literally thousands of […]
May 15, 2015
The Australian Outback via Instagram

The Australian Outback via Instagram

“You’ve seen more of the Outback than most Australians.”   I heard this more than once on my trip through Outback Queensland. We were fortunate enough to […]
May 3, 2015
First Impressions of Queensland Australia

My First Impressions of Queensland Australia

“Have you experienced any culture shock yet?”   Her question came as a shock. How could anything about Australian culture be shocking to an American. Though […]
April 28, 2015
What is Outback Trailblazers?

What is Outback Trailblazers?

I recently wrote Why I’m going to Australia. As soon as I land in Brisbane I’m headed to the Outback. Outback Queensland that is! My first […]
April 17, 2015
why im going to australia

Why I’m going to Australia

I’ve been making excuses for years. It’s too expensive. It’s too far away. I can travel to Australia when I’m old. There’s only a small truth […]
March 11, 2015

Impressions and Photos from Kecskemet, Hungary

Impressions and Photos from Kecskemet, Hungary Kecskemet, Hungary is one of those places where residents seem especially pleased and grateful that you’ve come to their city. […]
March 7, 2015

4 Great Reasons to visit Tenerife

Tenerife has long been one of the best destinations in Europe for a perfect holiday. Here are four great reasons to visit this beloved Canary Island. […]
March 1, 2015
A Walk around Delft

A Walk around Delft Netherlands

  A Walk around Delft The Netherlands is such a densely populated country that when arriving south from the lesser-populated Scandinavian countries, even a small Dutch […]
February 3, 2015
eurail route

My 2015 Eurail Route

Last year’s off-season Eurail trip was such a success that I’m headed back for another round! I scored another super cheap airfare on Norwegian, so I’m […]
January 22, 2015
Walk through Luxembourg

A Walk through Luxembourg City

I’m not going to tell you that Luxembourg is a fascinating place to visit. But what I will tell you is that Luxembourg City is a […]