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My name is Robert. In 2009, I left my entire life behind to seek out freedom, adventure and meaning. I started this blog to inform, inspire, entertain and empower travelers like you to do the same thing. Scroll down to read my latest blog posts, or click through the menu at the top of the page to explore the rest of the site. I'm happy you're here!


South Korea is just fine – all you armchair physicians, in the media and on social media, need to sit the fuck down.

Has saying hello to a random strange ever totally altered the course of your trip?

Havana is a city on the cusp of change – and I'm not sure how I feel about that.

Also known as desynchronosis, jet lag can affect all travelers, even extremely experienced ones. Here are seven ways to avoid it.

Three days in Seoul will provide you with mere impressions of the city: Panoramas of skyscrapers rolling over hills like waves of concrete and steel; flashes of neon light reflecting in rivers and streams; and aromas of Korean BBQ in the air all around you.

Thanks to balmy, sunny weather, lighter crowds at popular attractions and lower rates on accommodation, L.A. makes the perfect winter getaway.