Georgia On My Mind

My time is running out. TransWorld is just about a month away. After that, I’ll spend about a week or so finishing up the Forgotten States Road Trip. After that – if my landlord honors our agreement – I could be asked to vacate my apartment at any time. So the pressure to figure out where I’m going to go Read More …

Job Satisfaction & Generation Lifestyles

Last night, I was reading a post from one of my hitchhiker friends on my Facebook feed. In that post, he explained that he had traveled 200 miles that day and was flat broke. He used a gift card to buy dinner and coffee, and then cashed out the rest for beer money. When I see posts from him that Read More …

Road Trip Survival Guide – Ultimate Road Trip Checklist

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. Did You Leave the Stove On? Nothing feels worse than walking out the door for a long journey, believing that you’re forgetting something. Except, perhaps, being several hours on the road and realizing that you did forget something. With practice, Read More …

Road Trip Survival Guide – Packing Your Bags

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. What You Leave Behind You’ve decided to take a trip and now it’s time to pack your bags. What do you need to bring with you? What can you do without? In this entry, we’ll discuss some things you might want Read More …

Road Trip Travel Guide – Solo or Group Travel?

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. The “Solo or Group Travel?” Debate – My Bias I’ll be forthright and honest – I prefer solo travel. It’s not that I don’t like travelling with friends. I would actually prefer to do that if I could. I suppose Read More …

Road Trip Travel Guide – Health & Safety

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. Risk Management As I began to jot down notes for this particular entry, I realized that most of my advice would contradict other advice I’ve given in the past. The adventurous aspects of travel are often at odds with keeping Read More …

Road Trip Survival Guide – Furry Travel Companions

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. Crust Pups You can’t find a better travel companion than a dog. I know not every dog is built for road trips. Every breed and every dog is a little different. But I could not have done better than with Read More …

Road Trip Survival Guide – Planning a Trip

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. To Plan or Not to Plan? There’s nothing I love more than grabbing my go-bag, hopping in my truck, and hitting the road for the weekend on a whim. I don’t even need a particular destination in mind. I just Read More …

Road Trip Survival Guide – Music to Drive By

This entry is a part of a series. Check out the rest of the Road Trip Survival Guide for more valuable information. Foundations for a Great Road Trip No matter where you’re going, who you’re going with, how far you’re travelling, or how long you’re gone – every great road depends on two indisputable things: tasty munchies to snack on and great Read More …