“Go ahead. Try it. Be a little daring!” the stranger coaxed as we lurked in the dark near the balut stand. Balut is quite possibly one of the most disgusting foods ever, but the Filipinos love it. The stranger, EG III, tried it but I wasn’t brave enough … Read more
Morocco is high on my Bucket List of places I need to see and, thanks to the miracle of the social media, I’ve recently been connecting with a lot of Moroccan tour guides. They’re such a great source of information about the country as I research my upcoming trip. One … Read more
(A glimpse into the wonderful world of Jayne of Blue Planet Nomads)
“A dream without a plan is just a wish” ― Katherine Paterson, The Invisible Child
I had a dream…
About a decade ago I had a dream – living overseas, working for an international relief organization, traveling, and … Read more
“I’m in Taipei at the moment. Wanna meet for coffee?” the message from the mysterious Backpackingman read.
Through the magic of social media, I recently connected with a travel blogging man who’s been on the road for almost 20 years, nearly half his life. I’ve met a lot of interesting … Read more
At age 17, Eveline Bingaman traveled to China and returned to the US with tons of questions:
“ I could not comprehend people’s behavior….How could all of my basic instincts just be wrong in such a huge portion of the world’s population? It was like a huge mystery I … Read more
I first met Trek Thunder Kelly when my friend Jack and I were arriving at St. Joseph’s Home, our favorite guest house in Haiti, just as Trek was leaving. We said hello and goodbye in the same sentence.
A few hours later Trek Thunder Kelly was back, his mission to … Read more
Daniel and I first met in a pit of Haitian earthquake rubble. He was my “pit boss” as we spent the day chopping up concrete with a sledgehammer and clearing rubble in buckets. During our breaks, Daniel and I had a lot of time to talk and I decided that … Read more