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This Month Win a Pair of Mauria Boots from LOWA

There are a lot of things I’m having to pay very close attention to as I prepare for the Snowman Trek later this month. Staying warm, hydrated, fueled with the proper food and foot ...


Daily Life in a 180-Square-Foot Motorhome: On the Road with Mike Rigney

This is a travel hacking case study. (Read others or nominate yourself.) Why does someone move out of a big house and into a motorhome? What lessons do they learn, and how does their life...


How Travel Is The Classroom

By Daniel NollI recently came across an article about experiential learning that featured a list entitled 12 Things You Might Not Have Learned in the Classroom. The principles were adapte...


Job Seeker Alert: Important Things To Consider Before Applying for a Job in Dubai

Just after I came back from vacation, I received a bunch of emails from readers of this blog asking how to go about finding/landing a job in Dubai so I thought I’d share some import...



Walking in Hong Kong

  Hong Kong has been one of my favorite global cities for nearly a decade now. This short film focuses mostly on the city’s architecture, which has always been impressive and c...


Scholarships for Real Life: “Your First Clue”

Last year we started a foundation, making an initial investment of $100,000 and pledging to support “Scholarships for Real Life,” a program to enable people to pursue a dream ...


Living Like a Local in Italy

I was treated to local hospitality and life in Italy for one short and blissful week. Here's what it looked like. The post Living Like a Local in Italy appeared first on The Professional...


The Importance Of Hiring A Good Tuk-Tuk Driver In Thailand

Auddie is one of the rare tuk-tuk drivers who puts the experiences of his customers before his need to make money. ____________ Dave's 160-page, all-original Lima Travel Guide is now avai...


My internship at Spotted by Locals

My name is Celesta Hentze. I am originally half Ghanaian and half Russian. I have lived in 4 different countries, one of them being the Faroe Islands. I am currently studying in Copenhage...


This week only: free #Krakow iPhone app!

Are you a Krakow local, or planning to go there some time soon? Krakow is our City of the week – the iPhone app is free from September 1st to September 7th (regular price: €3.59)! T...


Ending Soon: 50,000 United Mileage Plus Bonus Offer

Link: 50,000 Miles for United MileagePlus Explorer Card For the next 24-48 hours (or less, depending on when you’re reading this), you can still earn an improved signup bonus on thi...


Mini City Guide: Aachen, Germany

I love big cities, and always enjoy returning to Hong Kong, New York, and Sydney—among many others. But what about those unknown gems that are off the beaten tourist path… those obs...


Countdown to the Snowman Trek

We depart in 10 days for Bangkok and then onward to Bhutan for the Snowman Trek. Since Jon and I are both going, the house is filled with piles of clothes, gear and food that, hopefully, ...


The Surprising New Trend of Active, Nomadic Retirement

The nomadic way of life is not just for the young. Or to be precise, it’s for the young of all ages. For years I’ve been meeting retired folks who are embracing a more active ...


Flippin’ RVs

The producers of the show sent me the following press r […] The post Flippin’ RVs appeared first on Vagabondians.


Giveaway: Color Cloud Hammock

Every Friday is giveaway day. Comment to win! **Note: Today is the last day to pre-order bundles for The Happiness of Pursuit** Several years ago, three nomadic adventurers started a smal...


Next Up: From Mines to Wines, Germany’s Rhineland

By Audrey ScottAs we set off for Germany’s Rhineland this weekend, I think back to an exchange I had with a tourist from Stuttgart the other night. “It’s been really fun visiting Be...


Follow the Frog

____________ Dave's 160-page, all-original Lima Travel Guide is now available for Kindle and PDF.


20 of the best “Humans of” projects

The Humans of New York project was originally planned to gather 10,000 portraits of New Yorkers in order to place them on a city map. The project has changed dramatically since the photog...


6 Discoveries From Near and Far, Volume VII

Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter.



Tyler Tervooren’s Strategy for Becoming Comfortable with Risk

I work with Tyler on producing adventures for WDS, as well as several other projects. A couple months ago, I heard him give a great (and hilarious!) talk at TEDxConcordiaUPortland. In the...


I’m Going Back to Peru. Here’s Why.

Here's why I'm headed back to Peru to set up shop for a while, and how this plays into my traveling lifestyle. The post I’m Going Back to Peru. Here’s Why. appeared first on ...


Julbo Mountaineering Sunglasses ~ WanderGear Wednesday

Ever notice that when something hits your radar, you start seeing it everywhere? That’s what happened with my Julbo mountaineering sunglasses. As soon as I had my own pair to test o...