Why I Hate Cruises & the Exceptions

  Most of the reasons a lot of people love cruises are the very reasons why I, as a solo, introverted, budget traveler, hate them! This is not an all-inclusive, adamant, burning hatred, but more of a general aversion to the sensibility and method of travel that most standard cruises …

Why I Always Lose Weight When I Travel

I’ve never been skinny by any definition. I’ve always had curves. I love outdoor activities and adventure sports and am reasonably fit, but I’m a shorty and sometimes stray over the line into the “obese” category on those BMI (Body Mass Index) charts. At some point I must have been …

How I Travel Cheaper Than You Live

  People often ask me how I can possibly afford to travel as much as I do. It’s not as hard as you might think. Not by a long shot. I am not independently wealthy (or any kind of wealthy…) nor excessively motivated. Yet, I can travel for less than …