Off to Wadi Rum

Mr. Dryden: Lawrence, only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert: Bedouins and gods, and you’re neither. Take it from me, for ordinary men, it’s a burning, fiery furnace. T.E. Lawrence: No, Dryden, it’s going to be fun. -Lawrence of Arabia My all time, #1 favorite movie is Lawrence of Arabia. It is …

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What Does A World Traveler Do When He Can’t Travel?

What Does A World Traveler Do When They Can't Travel?

Since I sold my home in 2007, I have spent the vast majority of my nights in hotel and hostel rooms around the world. I spent almost 9 years traveling around the world non-stop, even after I stopped traveling full-time, the better part of each year was spent on the road. Even in 2020, I …

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Ultimate Guide: Caribbean Island Hopping the Leeward Islands

Travel to Anguilla Island by hopping through the Caribbean

Turquoise blue waters, palm fringed cabanas as you sip a coconut? Sound like a slice of heaven? During my decade plus of world travels, I’ve visited some of the world’s smallest and most remote island nations—I’ve explored more of the Pacific islands nations than most people—but there’s perhaps nowhere more fun to plan an island …

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15 Things to Do in Bruges

15 Things to do in Bruges

Bruges is the type of city that you fall in love with instantly. How could you not? It’s cobblestone streets and swans floating by in canals, it’s riddled with chocolate shops and has fascinating architecture all around. It’s easily walkable and simple to navigate. There are so many amazing things to do in Bruges. From …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 256

This week Spud Hilton, Chris Christensen, and I are joined by this week’s guest travel Writer Tim Leffel from,, and, author of The World’s Cheapest Destination. This Week’s News Majority of Americans Don’t Try Local Cuisine on Vacation A New Bill Could Make Hidden Hotel Fees Illegal Thomas Cook officially out of …

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8 Places I Am Embarrassed To Say I’ve Never Been

Over the last five and a half years I’ve managed to visit 116 countries and territories around the world. Despite that, there are still many places I have yet to step foot. Most people are surprised that I’ve never been to these countries because they are so big and many are popular destinations for travelers. …

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Announcing the 2nd Annual Everything Everywhere Travel Photography Tour!!!

At long last, I can finally announce the destination for the 2013 Everything Everywhere Travel Photography Tour. This year we will be going to ITALY! The tour will take place from May 11-24. Here is a list of some of the places that we’ll be visiting: Venice Cinque Terre Florence Rome Vatican City Pompeii Naples …

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Announcing the North American National Parks Project!

As most of you know, during the last 6 1/2 years of traveling around the world, I’ve set to visiting as many UNESCO World Heritage sites as possible. One question I always get is if I plan on visiting them all, and the answer is, no. I’m not sure it is possible as they are …

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