February 13, 2022

A Look Back on Northern Cyprus

A Look Back on an past journey to Northern Cyprus “Next year’s wine is the sweetest.” -Village Proverb I couldn’t have read this village proverb from […]
August 24, 2014
Photos from Venice Beach California

Photos from the Road: Venice Beach California

Photos from the Road: Venice Beach California At least ten months of the year I’m traveling, or at least living internationally as a digital nomad. So […]
August 6, 2014
perhentian islands

Thailand Alternative: The Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands offer an alternative to the crowded, booze-soaked islands of southern Thailand. Located about 10 miles off the eastern coast of northern peninsular Malaysia, […]
May 7, 2014

Squid Jigging in Terengganu; the What, Where, and Are You Serious?

What is squid jigging and where is Terengganu? Two very good questions. But first: how did I get this opportunity?     I’ve been blogging for […]
April 27, 2013

Snorkeling and Diving on Malapascua Island

You’d hardly think it, but fifteen years ago, Malapascua Island was just another small fishing island in the Philippines.   The guidebooks tout Malapascua as the […]
April 19, 2013

Photos from the Road: Bantayan Island Beach and Ocean

After roughing it through long, sweaty bus rides and too many nights in grimy hotels, it was a relief to finally arrive on Bantayan Island. Situated […]
November 28, 2012

Snorkeling in Indonesia

Snorkeling is one of my favorite things to do. It gives you an up close and exclusive look into a whole different world. This underwater realm […]
November 26, 2012

Photos from the Road: Surfing in Bali

Throughout my travels, I occasionally bump into fanatical surfers. They travel the world, occasionally for travels sake, but usually a deserted beach with the right waves […]
February 7, 2012

Bohemian Beaches: Tobago

Tobago has got some seriously chilled-out and naturally beautiful beaches. I few years back I explored the northwest coast of the island, impressed with the lack […]
October 21, 2011

Bohemian Beaches:Tarabin, Sinai, Egypt

Just north of Nuweiba on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula is a crescent-shaped strip of cafes and guesthouses along the Red Sea called Tarabin. I had just come […]
October 1, 2011

Off Season at the Jersey Shore

New Jersey often gets a bum rap. But let’s not forget it’s the Garden State—so named for fine produce. Every summer thousands from Pennsylvania, New York, […]
April 2, 2011

Portugal: Alentejo and Algarve Beach Towns

Not only is it a good value destination, but Portugal a rich history, good food, and some of the friendliest people I’ve met in Europe Despite […]
November 7, 2010

Seeing Dinosaurs in Tayrona National Park, Colombia

By Stephen Bugno Tayrona National Park, Colombia. The guidebooks hype this place as what we should expect from a tropical paradise: “Thick jungle teeming with wildlife […]