I Of The Sun: A Journey Into Southeast Asia And The Heart Of Human Consciousness

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following is an excerpt from I of the Sun: A Journey into Southeast Asia and the Heart of Human Consciousness by Richard Arthur. The Cambodia/Vietnam border. The narrator is traveling with an Australian guy Vince who he met the day before. “Before me lay a huge red archway with five Khmer towers crowned above […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (2nd Quarter: 2014)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 2nd quarter (April — June) of 2014 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

Top 10 Things To Eat In Nicaragua

Sunday, June 29, 2014

You’ve just arrived in Nicaragua and you’re looking for the top things to eat in Nicaragua because that peanut butter jar that you, the savvy traveler, have packed is down to its last spoonful. Your heart sinks when you realize that maybe they don’t sell peanut butter in Nicaragua. Pangs of hunger remind you of the […]

Video Travel Guide To Portland, Oregon

Thursday, June 26, 2014

In this travel video tour of Portland, Oregon, I travel to Portland, one of the most unique cities in the United States. I started my trip off by hopping off a plane and then immediately hopping onto a bus. But not just any bus, a bus operated by Brewvana Brewery Tours, the mostly women-run craft […]

A Wine Lover’s Guide To Casablanca Valley, Chile

Sunday, June 22, 2014

When wine lovers talk about their dream destinations, they always hail the famous Chiantis of Tuscany, the warm Cabernet blends of Napa or the crisp Sauvignon Blancs of the Loire Valley. Too often, Chile is merely a whisper. The lush, vine-covered hills of the Casablanca Valley have remained mostly under the radar. However, Chile’s superb wine […]

The Rise of Solo Travel: 4 Reasons Why We Love To Travel Alone

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The secret is out about solo travel – and everybody’s doing it! What was once a right of passage for single backpackers fresh out of school trying to “find themselves,” traveling solo has soared into the mainstream faster than a flight from L.A. to San Francisco. From young professionals to retirees and everyone in between, […]

Spring Break In Iceland? Yes, Please

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Ahhh, Iceland in March, does it get any better than that? Well, no, not really. And though Iceland may not come out on top of most lists for favorite places to jet off to for spring break, the island nation in the North Atlantic is actually an amazing place to visit any time of the […]

Please Welcome Stefanie Acworth To TheExpeditioner

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

You know what has been missing around these parts lately, these parts being TheExpeditioner.com? A new Pulitzer? A strict HR policy about sick leave? Cubicles? Yes, all of the above, but most importantly, new blood. And, no, I’m not referring to the ill-advised after-work fight club that was the brainchild of staffer Luke Armstrong (legal […]

The 10 Most Annoying Things People Ask Me About My Job As A Flight Attendant

Monday, June 16, 2014

It’s human nature to be curious about someone else’s job, especially when that job is something that is so rare or has been the butt of so many jokes and even more stereotypes. That’s where I fall in. You see, I’m a flight attendant. So, naturally, I get asked questions about my job almost on […]

Red Mountain At Salt River

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

I snapped this picture of the aptly named Red Mountain at the end of my kayaking trip down the Salt River in the Tonto National Forest just east of Phoenix with Arizona Outback Adventures. We wrapped up around 11 a.m. (yes, it was an early morning as things tended to be that trip), but the […]

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