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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.

Your view on Taiwan's official status depends on your politics, but to me, the island is arguably more "Chinese" than China itself. Here's why.

Hint: It's not rich parents, "white privilege" or any of the other gobbledygook you've heard or might assume.

Is it possible to travel without the Internet in today's always-on world? I've done it before – and I'm about to do it again in a few weeks.

North Dakota isn't the first place that comes to mind when you think of your next American vacation – here are 10 reasons it should be.

You could spend a year exploring the nooks and crannies of Maui, but here are some of Maui's best beaches to visit on a day trip.