Fort Worth, Texas-City of Cowboys and Culture

When you think of cities in Texas, you generally think of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin. Most people can’t even name another city in Texas-if they can even name all those. Fort Worth is that other city at the end of the name of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Airport. Fort Worth is overlooked for […]

I am Too Old to Stay in Hostels

I get asked all the time if I stayed in hotels or in hostels when I traveled to every country in the world. The answer is YES. I have stayed in both during my 15 years of world travel but in different phases of my life. I no longer stay in hostels, at least as […]

Muay Thai Boxing in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the best cities in the world. It is known for many things: some beautiful and artistic, while some are dubious and downright nasty. That’s the thing that’s cool about Bangkok-it has something for everyone. One thing Bangkok offers is Muay Thai Boxing. So on my last night in Asia, thanks to […]

Myanmar is Opening to Tourists

Myanmar (Burma) is one of those places. Ones of those places that make you think twice about going there. Not that you really know much about Myanmar but you know what you’ve heard isn’t good politically. However, if you’ve traveled much in the region, intrepid travelers will tell you it’s one of their favorite spots […]

How To Visit the Batu Caves

Batu Caves is essentially is a massive limestone hill; which contains a series of caves and cave temples throughout. The cave is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India and it is dedicated to Murugan, a Hindu deity. How to visit the Batu Caves can be a little confusing though. The cave […]

Why I Went to Bali and Did Absolutely Nothing

Bali is one of the best places in the world. It is such an amazing island and there is so much to see and do. It is one of the premier backpacker destinations and known as a major party place, at least in certain areas of the island. It also happens to be one of […]

Another Australian Radio Interview

Have a listen to an interview I did with Brig & Lehmo for Breakfast on Gold 104.3 in Melbourne, Australia

Sunrise at Borobudur

Ever since I first laid eyes on Angkor Wat, back in 2004, I wanted to also visit Borobudur. Each time I have been in Southeast Asia since 2004 it hasn’t worked out where I could get to see it. Well this time it did. I flew from Singapore to Yogyakarta and based myself there to […]

Podcast on Lord Howe, Norfolk and Christmas Islands

A Perfect Day in Memphis

If you only have one day in Memphis, that’s too bad. However, if that’s the case, I have the perfect way for you to spend your time in this great city. Memphis has so much to offer so budgeting your time and knowing where to go and to eat can be crucial because there are […]

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