LOADING...

Chalean Extreme and Insanity Hybrid Workout

Hold my hand. There’s some changes in my “last push of 2014″ fitness challenge. I initially planned to follow a hybrid schedule of Chalean Extreme x Focus T25 BUT the un...


Striving for Excellence

Travelbee Management Corp. was officially formed on September 16, 2013 with the purpose of making a positive difference in the lives of our guests and our co-workers. We celebrate our ann...


Eastern Parkway West Indies Carnival

A picnic in front of the Manhattan skyline. Ice cream sandwiches, sunning myself on the grass like a turtle. 10 miles over the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. Soft kisses in a dark corner...


“Your Time to Build for the Future Before the World Descends On You”

I’m not very good at all the things you’re supposed to do to be more productive. I check email first thing in the morning and then continually throughout the day. I jump from ...


A-Week-In-The-Life of Morgan in South East Sulawesi

Here's a week-in-the-life of Morgan Pettersson, living and working as an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development in Sulawesi, Indonesia. The post A-Week-In-The-Life of Morgan in Sout...


Lessons from the Journey: Everyone has a calling. Follow your (own) passion

From my own 193-country journey to the stories of many other people who were kindly willing to share, The Happiness of Pursuit attempts to extract and convey the lessons of modern-day que...


The World Doesn’t End With The Blue Sky

By Daniel Noll“You can call me Airport,” Esupat said, laughing. She sat atop a Maasai hut with her legs crossed, straddling a half-built chimney. Small piles of bricks surrounded her; wet...



This week only: free #Porto iPhone app!

Are you a Porto local, or planning to go there some time soon? Porto is our City of the week – the iPhone app is free from September 22nd to September 28th (regular price: €3.59)! T...


The Happiness of Pursuit Is a NYT Bestseller! (Because of you!)

Yep yep, it’s true… because of our great readers, The Happiness of Pursuit debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list this weekend. I’m so excited! Debuting on ...


The Ultimate Amazon Adventure (Part 2)

It’s not often that you can lie in bed and watch wildlife at the same time. Like the other Rainforest Expeditions Lodges, the rooms at the Posada Amazonas are open-walled. As I shif...


A journey through the Berlin art scene

There are many big cities which are worth a visit for art lovers, and no doubt Berlin is one of them. The city is famous for its alternative culture and for attracting a lot of artists fr...


Mini City Guide: Toubacouta, Fatick Region, Senegal, West Africa

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...


To Express Gratitude, Put the Do-Not-Disturb Sign Back Where It Belongs

When I check into a hotel room (something I do 100+ times a year), I immediately put the do-not-disturb sign on the door. I don’t want to be bothered while working or napping, and unless ...


To Express Gratitude, Put the Do-Not-Disturb Sign Back Where It Belongs

When I check into a hotel room (something I do 100+ times a year), I immediately put the do-not-disturb sign on the door. I don’t want to be bothered while working or napping, and unless ...


Getting ready for my 12-week fitness challenge

My last fitness post was about How to Survive Your First Round of Insanity in mid-June 2014 when I finished the Insanity program. So it’s naturally that I got asked, what happened a...


An interview with Ginger Kern

We’re happy to do a short interview with our former Frankfurt Spotter Ginger Kern. Since she moved back to the US she could no longer be a Spotter for us unfortunately, but we’...



Giveaway: Win 25,000 American Airlines Miles!

Every Friday is giveaway day. Comment to win! We wanted to do something extra special for this week’s giveaway… by offering 25,000 miles that can be used for a round-trip tick...


San Pedro, Ayahuasca, and Plant Medicines in Peru

Here is a personal tale and journey of plant medicines in Peru, including San Pedro and Ayahuasca. This stuff is real: not just hippy-woo-woo crap! The post San Pedro, Ayahuasca, and Plan...


Costa Rica, Pura Vida

The one thing everyone says about Costa Rica is how lush it is. And despite having near drought conditions (it was the rainy season but there was little rain and we heard of water lock-of...


Why You Should Write

“That’s the promise: you will live more curiously if you write. You will become a scientist, if not of the natural world than of whatever world you care about. More of that world wi...


Before booking a hotel, please check our website!

Image by Éole Ever book a hotel at Booking.com? You can do it on our website via this link (or the “Book” link in the top menu on every page). Booking via us does not cost you...


Snowman Trek Time

It’s been a long time in the making (more than a year), but it’s finally time for the Snowman Trek. If you’re just now dropping in, the Snowman Trek is a 25-day, 220-mil...


Travelogues Series: Courage

Courage. To travel to cities alone with just a bag and without a map. To speak unfamiliar phrases with someone who may understand them. To choose feet over trains, and ditch trains for t...