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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!


Thailand feels new – it is me who feels old.

You don't need to be a millionaire to mingle with Waikiki beachgoers. Here are five Honolulu hotels that put you on the beach for less.

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.

If you work a "real job" with finite vacation time, traveling can be difficult. Here's a strategy for getting time off you might not have considered.

All you need to find out if Beijing is your type of city is a taste – and you can get a sumptuous sampling of China's capital in just three days.

When is the best time of the year to visit Savannah? Read today's post to learn the answer.