What is a Visa?

What is a Visa?

A visa is a document issued by a country to allow entry to foreign travelers. A visa will have terms and conditions for travel may include the date of entry, length of stay, limits of where you may travel internally, and work restrictions. It is different from a passport in that a passport is issued …

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How to cross the border overland between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

How to cross the border overland between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Traveling to Papua New Guinea is like exploring the last frontier. It might sound cliche; it’s not. Papua New Guinea is one of the less-visited countries in the world. The road system is limited, the tourist infrastructure still developing, and the safety a primary concern. However, the country is home to rich forests and jungles, …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Territories of the United States

Everything you should know about the territories of the United States

This article focuses on the territories of the United States. It’s part of a three-part series explaining the current day situation of the remnants of the colonial empires of the early 20th century, almost all of which are small islands scattered around the world. Other parts of the territories series examine the status of British …

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Travel and Developing A Daily Routine

9 years ago, still early in my travels, I wrote an article about the Paradox of Travel Blogging. Basically, you can be out exploring or you can be in front of your computer working, but you can’t do both. I dubbed it Gary’s Paradox, because who doesn’t like naming stuff after themselves, amirite?? While smartphones …

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Low-Carb Options When Flying

There is no sense in burying the lead: There are no good low carbohydrate options available on any major airline. I try to eat a low-carb diet when I’m at home and I can do so quite successfully. However, it is extremely difficult to do when you are traveling. It is especially hard to do …

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