For the most part, I believe that travel is and can be affordable and accessible. There’s usually a way to visit even dream destinations like Bora Bora on a budget. But there are a few places that can only be visited if you have a good chunk of money sitting around. Or a job that takes you there. One of those is the northern stretch of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast. Access
When I flew to Africa last year I had a few ideas of where I might travel but knew that there was no point in making specific plans. My path would be determined by experiences had and people met along the way. Getting to Victoria Falls and connecting with friends in South Africa was a must, as was diving in Tofo and anywhere else I could. Other than that, I’d
When this trip began eighteen months ago, I had no idea it would include two weeks in Maui with friends made at the start of the trip in Utila. But when one of those friends got a job here and suggested I come visit, I couldn’t pass it up. Especially when we started to discuss timing and realized that another of our friends would be coming through at the same
After nine weeks in New Zealand, we found much to love. Here are just 26 of them. 1. The many, well-marked picnic tables 2. Hikes and walks of varying length and difficulty are everywhere and easy to find. 3. Watching a bird of prey pick up a dead possum in the middle of the road while you’re driving 100 kph toward it becomes a routine occurrence after two weeks. 4.
One year ago I was working in a tall office building in the Financial District of Boston while Jen worked in a shorter building near Boston’s Government Center. Out of my office window, I could see the Capitol in one direction, the harbor in the other. From time to time, cargo ships went through and if I happened to be facing out at the time, I’d find myself temporarily mesmerized.