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Walking Among the Dead at Pere Lachaise Cemetery


Death is not the end for the residents of Père Lachaise in Paris. Their tombs and graves are gawked at every day by hundreds of camera-touting tourists seeking the cemetery’s famous and not-so-famous inhabitants.

This is the Best Thai Food Outside of Thailand


I’ve left pieces of my heart in many places around the world: New York, Paris, Stockholm, and Hong Kong to name a few.

10 Interesting and Helpful Travel Websites


Every day, a dozen new travel websites start up in hopes of making your trip planning easier, help you meet locals, crowdsource your advice, or save money.

Walking Among the Dead at Pere Lachaise Cemetery


Death is not the end for the residents of Père Lachaise in Paris. Their tombs and graves are gawked at every day by hundreds of camera-touting tourists seeking the cemetery’s famous and not-so-famous inhabitants.

My Long-Distance Travel Romance


From the first moment I looked upon Paris, I was in love. Paris was everything I thought it would be — beautiful, sophisticated, ancient, orderly, and relaxed.

I’m Off to Iceland


Next Tuesday, I am making good on a birthday promise. Last year, I created a list of “19 Things to Do Before I Turn 35” as a way to direct my travels. But, when I turned 33 this year, I realized I didn’t accomplished a single thing on that list, which was kind of depressing.

Walking Among the Dead at Pere Lachaise Cemetery


Death is not the end for the residents of Père Lachaise in Paris. Their tombs and graves are gawked at every day by hundreds of camera-touting tourists seeking the cemetery’s famous and not-so-famous inhabitants.

My Long-Distance Travel Romance


From the first moment I looked upon Paris, I was in love. Paris was everything I thought it would be — beautiful, sophisticated, ancient, orderly, and relaxed.

How I Became a Solo Female Traveler


Last month, I announced I’d bringing monthly columnists to this website. On the second Wednesday of the month, Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse will be here to give you great tips and advice on solo female travel.

The Happiness of Pursuit with Chris Guillebeau


When I first started blogging, I came across a website called The Art of Non-Conformity. It was by this guy on a personal quest to visit every country in the world before he turned 35 years old.

My Long-Distance Travel Romance


From the first moment I looked upon Paris, I was in love. Paris was everything I thought it would be — beautiful, sophisticated, ancient, orderly, and relaxed.

Walking Among the Dead at Pere Lachaise Cemetery


Death is not the end for the residents of Père Lachaise in Paris. Their tombs and graves are gawked at every day by hundreds of camera-touting tourists seeking the cemetery’s famous and not-so-famous inhabitants.

How Technology Makes Travel Better


A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that I’m bringing on regular columnists for this website. On the first Tuesday of the month, Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters will be here giving you great tips and advice on travel tech and gear.

Big Improvements to this Site Coming Soon (Thanks for Your Feedback!)


Back in June, I released my annual reader survey – with a twist. To elicit more responses, I offered a free round-trip economy ticket.

This is the Best Thai Food Outside of Thailand


I’ve left pieces of my heart in many places around the world: New York, Paris, Stockholm, and Hong Kong to name a few.

Win a Trip for Two to Morocco!


As many of you know, a couple of months ago I ended my long-standing partnership with G Adventures. We both were going in different directions and they were no longer a fit for this website.

Big Improvements to this Site Coming Soon (Thanks for Your Feedback!)


Back in June, I released my annual reader survey – with a twist. To elicit more responses, I offered a free round-trip economy ticket.

15 Highlights from 8 Years on the Road


Three weeks ago I celebrated my eight year anniversary of being on the road. On a warm morning on July 26, 2006, I left home for a year-long trip around the world.

15 Highlights from 8 Years on the Road


Three weeks ago I celebrated my eight year anniversary of being on the road. On a warm morning on July 26, 2006, I left home for a year-long trip around the world.

Win a Trip for Two to Morocco!


As many of you know, a couple of months ago I ended my long-standing partnership with G Adventures. We both were going in different directions and they were no longer a fit for this website.


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