By Audrey Scott Puglia (or Apulia), the southern Italian province referred to as “the heel of the boot” first entered my consciousness more than ten years ago when a friend from San Francisco up and moved there on the initial leg of his retirement.
By Audrey Scott Paris, a light shines on. I attempt to process what’s happening around the world by reflecting on where I am.
By Audrey Scott “You should do more video!” We know, we know. We should do more video. We should be doing more with this storytelling medium.
By Daniel Noll Offering a beginner’s mindset as a life and travel strategy might sound odd. Being a beginner can be uncomfortable.
By Daniel Noll When readers ask, “I’m traveling to Colombia. What should I do? Where should I go?” We’re left wondering how we’ll keep it short.
By Audrey Scott Peaks of the Balkans trek, through the Albanian Alps on our way to Theth. Each year we like to go on a long trek, one that takes us to a new region somewhere in the mountains.
By Daniel Noll Earlier this year, we collaborated with the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) on a three-part series entitled Travel as a Force for Good.
By Daniel Noll The Accursed Mountains, sworn virgins, blood feuds and 15th century codes of honor called kanun.
By Audrey Scott As we rounded a busy Port-au-Prince street corner on our way to the southern coast of Haiti, I checked my messages and noticed a Tweet from one of our readers, a young woman: @umarket I’m planning a trip to Haiti to help at an orphanage.
By Audrey Scott I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
By Audrey Scott We were out of breath, having just climbed 1,200 stone steps when Celso, our indigenous guide, called for us to join him around a group of stones arranged in a circle in a clearing.
By Audrey Scott Call it my imagination. While I looked forward to our visit to Colombia, I harbored the occasional image of thuggy bush-mustached Colombian narco-gangsters and aggressive gold cap-toothed street thieves shaking me down in the back shadows of Bogota or Medellin.
By Daniel Noll This is my story about recently completing a 10-day course in Vipassana meditation in Malaysia.
By Audrey Scott We’re headed to Colombia tomorrow. We’re off to see a country we were supposed to visit five years ago.
By Audrey Scott This is the story of why I went to Switzerland with my mom. It’s also a handy little Switzerland-by-train itinerary with recommendations and tips along the way.
By Audrey Scott This is a story about going to Poland for the day, and the joy of deliberately infusing adventures into our everyday lives.
By Audrey Scott Pic Cabayo, towards a slice of Haiti’s Caribbean Sea. The sounds of konpa, Haiti’s version of merengue meets jazz, floated from the kitchen to our spot on the front porch.
By Audrey Scott Thailand, our first street food love. If it’s only food porn you seek, go here. Otherwise, if you enjoy elaborate threads linking travel satisfaction and street eats, read on.
By Daniel Noll Last year, we were asked by BBC Travel to share the story of how we — as a married couple — quit our jobs to travel the world.
By Daniel Noll Before recently traveling to Haiti, I had little concept of Haitian food. Sure, I had a sense of what it could be: island-informed, African-influenced, of Caribbean character, maybe even a hint of French.