A traveler is a person who thinks about traveling all the time. They prioritize travel above other things in their life. They make sacrifices in order to travel. They daydream about travel when they aren’t on the road. They make changes in their lives in order to fit their lives around travel, rather than fitting travel into their lives.


Edinburgh, Scotland is a Magical Place

It was a misty, cool afternoon. A fog cast an eerie feel to the medieval streets. In the distance, the faint sounds of a bagpiper performing on a street corner somewhere echoed hauntingly throughout the city streets. There was something enchanting and otherworldly about Edinburgh…about Scotland in general.

On Swimming With Sharks on the North Shore of O’ahu

One of the coolest things I’ve ever done in my life was to plunge into a cage surrounded by large, toothy sharks on Oahu’s North Shore. Some of you might say, “Awesome! Sign me up!”, whereas others might shy away from the opportunity to come face to face with a 6 foot long shark. I am here to say that this is absolutely something you should do in your lifetime if you get the opportunity to do so.

A So Cal Native’s Tips for Visiting Disneyland

If you’re in Southern California for the first time, there’s probably a good chance you’ll be visiting Disneyland. I don’t blame you! As cheesy as it sounds, Disneyland is still fun even after living in California and going there my whole life. That being said, there are certain times when I won’t go anywhere near it due to obscenely large crowds that make the whole experience more brutal than magical. So, with that, I would like to give you some of my favorite tips for visiting Disneyland.

Japan is in my Future

One of the places I’ve always wanted to go is Japan. I’ve always known that someday, the land of the rising sun would be in my future. What can I say about a place I love so much and yet I’ve never been to? There is just something about Japan. […]

Up Your Food Game on Your Next Camping Trip

Does the thought of camping bring to mind burnt hot dogs and granola bars? It does need to be that way! A little bit of prep work ahead of time can pay large dividends when you’re sitting around the campfire out in the woods. Here are a few of my favorite tips to create campfire meals worthy of any foodie’s seal of approval: