Introduction to My Upcoming Book: Dream.Plan.Travel.

My new book, Dream.Plan.Travel. will be published in the Summer 2019. I am posting the Introduction here so you can get an idea of what the book is about and why I decided to write it. The table of contents is included at the end of the post.  Dream. Plan. Travel  is a book about …

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Turning Drudgery into an Adventure

Post Contents 19 March 2019—Somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean Looking Forward to the Adventure I’m Having a Good Time! My Cheering Squad “Look What I am Doing!” 19 March 2019—Somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean I am in the middle of my 50-hour journey from Gili Air, Indonesia to Quito Ecuador. Today, got to thinking about …

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5 More Food Strategies for Affordable European Travel

This is Part Two of a two-part post on the subject of Frugal Food Strategies. You can read the first part here.   Post Contents Introduction6. Don’t get fancy. Stick to the basics.7. “Bulk cooking” saves time and money. 8. Pack your lunch. 9. Carry a useful assortment of staples and emergency food. 10. Carry a kitchen …

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5 Food Strategies for Affordable European Travel

This is Part One of a two-part post on the subject of Frugal Food Strategies.  During 2017–18, I spent thirteen months in Europe, including the UK, the Netherlands, and Denmark. “Isn’t that part of Europe expensive?” you ask? It doesn’t have to be. During that 13 months, the average cost of the food I prepared …

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The 10 Coolest Experiences I Had in 2018

Last New Year’s, I was freezing in a cold Irish hostel. This year, I am enjoying the tropical heat of Sri Lanka. It has been an astounding year of experiences. It was really hard to pick just ten things cool things, but here are the ones I chose.  A Note about Hamish, the Traveling Scarf: …

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