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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!


Today's post is an ode to Beijing – and to myself.

No matter how many times you plan to fly this year, follow these simple tips to enjoy a more sophisticated flying experience.

Visiting China's Harbin Ice Festival was a surreal, magical experience – and not just because it broke one of my life’s most debilitating existential barriers.

I've never been winter's biggest fan. So why, might you ask, am I flying to one of the coldest places on Earth today?

I felt as I'd lived through all of "Eat, Pray, Love" within Osaka's city limits and the span of two sunsets.

Before you head to Munich, Germany, check out this post for tips on planning the ultimate trip, whether you stay in the city or explore Bavaria.