My Travel Style – How I Travel and Why

I’m preparing to turn my Road Trip Survival Guide into a video series on YouTube. And in organizing my notes, it occurs to me that I’ve never really clearly defined my travel style. Obviously, you can cobble it together from all of my stories and the survival guide itself. But I think it’s important for me to pause a moment 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 …

Packing a “Go Bag”

A lot of people (myself included, as recently as a year ago) consider travel to be stressful. Culture and societal expectations have imposed a very particular style of travel upon Americans. We try to cram a busy itinerary into the few days we get for vacation in a year. Marketing encourages us to book luxurious vacation packages full of expensive reservations. Read More …

Discovering Wanderlust and the Thrill of Travel

When I first conceived of the idea to hit the road and become a nomad – it may surprise you that I did not have an overwhelming sense of wanderlust. I merely wanted to put physical distance between myself and my old life. Travelling with Purpose to Destinations I haven’t been a stranger to travel. For much of my youth, my mother Read More …