Travel Philosophy​​

What You Can Do With Traveling That You Can’t With Sex
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What You Can Do With Traveling That You Can’t With Sex

The thought occurred to me mid-flight between Vancouver and Salt Lake City. Why I was flying from Vancouver to Salt Lake City was a mystery known only to the Expedia gods. I was on a […]

Travel Horror Stories Only Happen At Airports
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Travel Horror Stories Only Happen At Airports

Usually, travel horror stories while in a place are reminders of things that we have and/or take for granted. Someone taking your iPod, stealing your shoes, getting caught in the rain with no change of […]

Has Travel Writing Become Nothing More Than A Self-Help Genre?
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Has Travel Writing Become Nothing More Than A Self-Help Genre?

  OK, I’m a dude, and I’ll admit that I just watched Eat, Pray, Love. In my own defense, I received an email from a friend that prompted me to do this, so it wasn’t […]

A Response To Travel Quotes
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A Response To Travel Quotes

In a dark, local bar in some far off place, you may find yourself dropping in on others’ conversations. Sometimes, you hear a phrase that resonates with whatever you are thinking at the time and […]

Are Slum Tours A Good Idea?
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Are Slum Tours A Good Idea?

I guess it’s simmers down to someone’s personal comfort level. For example, I would not go white water rafting. I don’t like baths, I don’t like swimming, I sometimes find beaches rather boring. I know […]

The End Of An Era: An Ode To My Camera
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The End Of An Era: An Ode To My Camera

6 years — 10 countries — 2 careers — hiking boots, canoes, bikes, kayaks, ski boats, skis, snowmobiles, horses — 100,000’s of shots — 2 contest victories — 3 automobiles — Rivers, Mountains, Lakes, Oceans […]

The Personality Of A Traveler
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The Personality Of A Traveler

By Nancy Lewis We all have different personalities in different situations. Or rather, we show different parts of our personalities to different people. I find that I am organized and punctual at work, but easy-going […]

Is Travel Actually Gender Specific? My Problem With “Eat, Pray, Love”
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Is Travel Actually Gender Specific? My Problem With “Eat, Pray, Love”

I never read Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love.” I don’t plan on reading it, either. I have nothing against the premise or the author, I simply have not gotten around to holding a copy in […]

Traveling Mission Statement
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Traveling Mission Statement

A poem from iPoems for the Dolphins to Click Home About For those who wish to stand before the horizon and smile at its attainability, for those who desire to enter the culture of the […]

Compassion In Cambodia: A Traveler’s Dilemna
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Compassion In Cambodia: A Traveler’s Dilemna

Compassion comes in many forms. You can give away your life savings, some extra change in your pocket, or a bottle of water to a thirsty child. It’s easy to change one person’s life, but […]