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  • Road Trip Travel USA

    Southwest USA Roadtrip

    What?! You went on a roadtrip through the Southwest United States and DIDN’T stop at the Grand Canyon?!? Yup, that’s right.  I didn’t stop at the Grand Canyon. Don’t get me wrong, the Grand Canyon is epic and…

    April 5, 2016
  • Argentina Travel

    Obama Thinks Bariloche is Bomb Because It Is

    Last month, Argentina waived the $160 reciprocity fee it had previously required US citizens to pay before entering their country.  According to the Argentine Embassy, this decision was made “in order to strengthen the relationship between Argentina…

    April 5, 2016
  • Japan Travel

    20 Highlights for 20 Days

    I landed in Japan exactly 20 days ago.  Since arriving, I have been running around in Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Miyajima and Amagi.  I have spent time with family, friends, two cats, two dogs and one squirrel.  Rest…

    April 3, 2016
  • Japan Travel

    Cherry Blossoms in Fukuoka

    In Japanese, hana is the word for flower.  Hanami means cherry blossom viewing.  Sakura is the name for Japanese cherry blossoms. Sakura is not just a pretty sight and harbinger of spring, it’s a sign…

    April 1, 2016
  • Peru Travel

    Inca, Inca!  Read all about it!

    There are tons of articles and blog posts about hiking the legendary Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: What to expect. What should I pack? What is the bathroom situation? Is it easy? Is it…

    February 14, 2016
  • Bolivia Travel

    3 Days in the Amazon Jungle

    I met two Aussie boys back in Santiago, Chile, who are also working their way up South America.  For over 2 months now, we have been traveling together on and off.  When we reunited…

    January 29, 2016
  • Peru Travel

    48 Hours in Lima

    Prior to visiting Lima, I had heard a bunch of bad rap from travelers who had already passed through Peru’s capital.  I was told it was just like any other big city – aside…

    January 24, 2016
  • Bolivia Travel

    Christmas in Sucre, Bolivia

    Merry [belated] Christmas from Sucre, Bolivia!! I spent Christmas at The Beehive with a family of selfless compassionate, intrepid and open-minded travelers.  We had a massive Christmas Eve dinner with nearly 50 people enjoying…

    December 28, 2015