road trip

December 17, 2014
Qixingtan Beach and the Qingshui Cliffs

Photos from the Road: Qixingtan Beach and the Qingshui Cliffs

  The Qingshui Cliffs are some of the most spectacular coastal scenery anywhere. Add to that the excitement of riding a scooter along the narrow, winding […]
August 1, 2012

2012 US Road Trip in Numbers

  39 Days on the Road 6,141 Miles  (9,883 kilometers) 13 States Our Route   We left from Virginia, taking about six days to reach our […]
July 31, 2012

Photos from the Road: Petroglyphs in New Mexico

I always try to schedule a little less than I know I have time for at a destination. That way there’ll be time to squeeze in […]
July 14, 2012

On America’s Road’s: Into Enchanting New Mexico from the North

New Mexico: Land of Enchantment     We left Great Sand Dunes after an early morning climbing to the top of these tallest dunes in North […]
June 28, 2012

On America’s Roads: Reaching the West via Oklahoma

Somewhere west of Tulsa the landscape really opened up. Long rolling hills stretched under grazing cows and the occasional oil pumpjack dotted the view.  We’d later […]
June 23, 2012

On America’s Roads: The Natural State

We left Lake Charles State Park before breakfast and made a quick stop at Lynn Supermarket in the small town of Lynn, Arkansas. It’s the kind […]
June 22, 2012

On America’s Roads: Pushing further West—across the Mississippi to Arkansas

We got a late start out of Nashville, chatting around the breakfast table until nearly noon. We stopped at one of Nashville’s oddities that is the […]
June 15, 2012

On America’s Roads: To Nashville

  Even though I make an effort to avoid the interstate highways, we couldn’t avoid Interstate 81 through Virginia.  It took us in exactly the direction […]
June 13, 2012

On America’s Roads: Before I Begin

I’ve been road-tripping my whole life. It’s one of the quintessential American experiences. It’s something I want to revisit at different stages of my life. The […]
November 22, 2011

Photo from the Road: Driving Ouray to Durango Colorado

The trip from Ouray to Durango, Colorado is one of the most scenic in the United States. There are two ways to see it: by the […]
October 5, 2011

Road Trip in Numbers

After 56 days on the road, I’m back home again. I set off with fellow travel blogger Juno Kim of RunawayJuno.com at the end of July. […]
August 24, 2011

Driving to New York State

While road tripping through the U.S., I try to make a point of staying off the interstate highways. They are great for making good time, but […]
May 1, 2011

Road trip to Brunei

By Stephen Bugno Noel hesitantly agrees to take me to Brunei. He’s Malaysian and thinks it’s no more interesting than his own country, just more expensive. […]
August 12, 2010

Remember that Time We Camped in Death Valley in the Middle of the Summer

By Stephen Bugno I don’t know why I thought it would be a good idea to visit Death Valley in the middle of the summer. It’s […]
August 11, 2010

Photo from the Road: Shooting Pool in a Nevada Bar

Here Gilbert readies to take a shot on the pool table in this country dive bar just on the Nevada side of the border south of […]
August 9, 2010

Loathing Las Vegas

By Stephen Bugno   1:43 am. St. George, Utah. At Denny’s refueling. The only place in town that’s open. Two cups of coffee down. Two hours […]
August 6, 2010

Across Slickrock and through Narrow Canyons

By Stephen Bugno We camped the night before on BLM land up on the Devil’s Backbone Road, the original road from Boulder to Escalante, close to […]
August 3, 2010

The Best National Park You’ve Never Heard of

The Best National Park You’ve Never Heard of   Leaving Winter Park on our way south we would cross the Continental Divide three times before day’s […]
July 28, 2010

Photo from the Road: Monticello Tractor Pull

We had just visited Canyonlands National Park Needles District after camping the night before at the base of the Abajo Mountains in Manti-La Sal National Forest […]
July 23, 2010

Boulder, CO: City of Beer

By Stephen Bugno After a big final night out in Boulder, we rolled out of town in the am twenty miles south to Golden where we […]
July 18, 2010

Kansas, I think I love you

By Stephen Bugno The first thing you notice are the distances. The long and straight roads. The cresting bluffs that afford huge views while driving the […]
July 12, 2010

By Interstate to Denver

By Stephen Bugno Part one of this road trip is getting myself to Denver in time for my brother’s wedding. I regret having to take the […]