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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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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The Three Things You Need To Travel Around The World Is Quickly Becoming One Thing

Back in 2012, I wrote a post about how when you strip everything down, you only need three things to travel around the world: a passport, a credit card, and a smartphone. This still holds true today, but those three things are quickly all being condensed down into one single thing: a smartphone. I’m going …

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