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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!


I celebrated my 30th birthday in the Swiss Alps – and not just because of the world-class skiing.

Beet is a simple yet exciting new way to capture and share your travel memories.

Cameras break, people lose their tempers and we can’t all be soulmates.

If there's one thing I would change from my years as a traveler, it's this.

Headed to Nepal? Here's a sample itinerary for 10 days in Nepal, courtesy of the super-talented Marie of the Miles of Happiness blog.

Washington D.C. is home to nearly 300 years of history, but you can experience the best of it in just one day.