Long known for casinos and an extensive night-life, Las Vegas can be a great trip for someone looking for a short, cheap get-away. With about 125,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas there is no shortage of hotels looking to offload rooms for cheap. And with round-the-clock entertainment there is sure to be something fun for [...]
One late night as a freshman in college my best friend and I decided we wanted to do something amazing our first summer away from home. We knew we didn’t want to just get summer jobs we wanted to explore the world. We didn’t have serious relationships and weren’t tied down with school or other [...]
Since Jeremy announced his retirement there’s been a lot of things in the works. It may seem pretty quiet around here but there’s really been a lot of stuff going on. The biggest move is that we are lining up several authors to talk about their travels on a regular basis. Michael Sproul has been [...]
Let’s be honest, we all like saving money and getting a great deal. So why should finding a hotel be any different? It is common knowledge that hotel accommodations on vacations tend to consume a significant part of your overall budget for the trip. That being said, how can you guarantee getting a five star [...]
A couple weeks ago (before the government shut-down) I headed down to Zion National Park for a weekend of canyoneering along with Michael Sproul (from The Carefree Traveler) and another mutual friend. Living in Utah allows many opportunities to get outdoors and experience things that many could only hope to see in photos. While Zion National [...]
October 24, 2012. That’s the day everything changed. While I was in Miami for the Expedia College Football Travel Tour, everything went wrong. I was as lonely and discouraged as I’d ever been. I was burned out, emotionally drained, and didn’t want to travel any more. I missed home and the people closest to me. [...]
Fireworks. Meant to symbolize “the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air.” Something that was tragic and ugly we now celebrate as beautiful and a symbol of our freedom. What if we spent more time embracing the tragic, broken, and ugly in our lives as it becomes a symbol of freedom and beauty? I came to Portland to be a part of the World Domination Summit. It isn’t as scary as it sounds. We don’t want to take over the world; just make it a better place to live.
After 20 years, I was reunited with my past in Myrtle Beach. As I walked down memory lane through old neighborhoods, places I hung out as a kid, and the scenes of my childhood experiences, so much had changed. After all these years, I had changed too. And that’s why I was really here. I [...]