A New Year’s Resolution: More Mindful Travel

Riding atop an elephant in the forests around Chiang Dao, Thailand was scary and thrilling. I remember split-second panic as the enormous creature began head-butting a tree, with me astride. The mahout assured everyone on our excursion this behavior was completely natural. No reason for alarm. That was over eleven years ago and Matt and … More A New Year’s Resolution: More Mindful Travel

What Every Traveler Needs to Know – Flight Rights

December 2016 During research and interviews for my latest “Travel Secrets” column for Paste magazine, I began to realize how little I truly knew about my rights when it comes to flight. Like many travelers, I was packing enough assumptions to burst a roller bag. My usual MO with a majorly delayed or cancelled flight … More What Every Traveler Needs to Know – Flight Rights

Housesitting in London

Central London, October 2016 Fellow dreamers – those like-minded souls who yearn to explore the world fully – often ask us questions about money and travel. How expensive is it to travel like you do? How can you afford to travel full-time? How do you save money while traveling? And, how on earth, can you … More Housesitting in London