Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies
The Beauty of Frequent Flier Credit Cards
Exploring an Abandoned Beach Resort in Mexico's Mayan Riviera...
A Day in the Life: Communications Coordinator
Food Friday: Pedro y Lola - Bacon is Magic
Washington DC: Keep it classy!
I really liked Washington DC. I mean, what is there NOT to like? The place is OOZING with history. But by the end of our road trip, I just felt this gaping hole without Shaun. These were places we said we would explore together - just like Chicago. W...
A Slice of Swedish Hospitality
Looking for an authentic experience while in Sweden? A Slice of Swedish Hospitality gives visitors the chance to spend time with locals.
Discovering the Lost Mexican Civilization of Paquime
Why should you visit the ruins of the old Mexican civilization at Paquime? Simple: you can learn and relax in a single place.
Hometown Tourism: Poi, Hooping, and Henna with Henna Kim...
Whether it is teaching Samantha Brown to hula hoop and giving her henna, giving massages to Thievery Corporation or Radiohead, being featured in RARE magazine, being named one of the top 112 things to do in Austin via the Austin Monthly Magazine or m...
Princess Bacon strikes again in Lanoria - Bacon is Magic...
Just outside Mazatlan is the small town of Lanoria with some of the best leather and saddle work.
Getting naked in Sweden
The Swedish tradition of the bath house and an experience at Kallbadhus Ribersborg where naked is the name of the game.
The Pleasures of Slow Living
19 Food Tips That You Need To Know
Your world will never be the same.
Trapeze School in Florida - Adventures at Home
An Inconvenient Death
The Year of Living Deliriously
One year in, what quitting the corporate world and escaping the cubicle has meant for me.
Things to do in Sweden
Planning a trip to Sweden? Be sure to try stand-up paddle boarding in the Baltic, courtesy of Lomma Beach House!
Living it up at Hotel California - Todos Santos
Hotel California in Todos Santos just may be the real hotel from the Eagles song.
eBook: Become a House-Sitter, and See the World!
Everything you need to know about becoming a house-sitter: how to find a job, get a job, which websites to use, and how to be good at it!
Photo Essay: I'm having a small affair with Chicago
This is part of the #WinosOnTheRoad trip series with Diana of D Travels ‘Round as we drive across country to start her new chapter in life. Oh Chicago. You're quite the tease. I always feel like I never have enough time with you and you leave me wan...
Sea Lions, Crabs and Iguanas--Oh My!
Hitting the Reset Button
Celebrating 5 Years + Win a 25-Day Trip for Two!
2012: The Year of the Gap Year? - Wild Junket
7 Exciting Things to Do in New Zealand
How to suck at your religion - The Oatmeal
How to suck at your religion
Bugsy Siegel | Millicent Siegel interview
An intimate conversation with infamous Las Vegas mobster Bugsy Siegel's daughter, Millicent Siegel.
Learning how to scuba dive
I travel down to La Paz Mexico to begin learning how to scuba dive .
Hometown Tourism: Chicken Sh*t Bingo at Ginny's Little Longhorn...
Also known as one of my favorite ways to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon, chicken shit bingo is probably one of the most amazing experiences you can have in Austin, Texas. This past time can be found at the iconic Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon a bit n...
A Story about Boobies (of the Blue-Footed Variety)
Eating with Dead Animals in Paxton, Nebraska
This is part of the #WinosOnTheRoad trip series with Diana of D Travels ‘Round as we drive across country to start her new chapter in life. "Ole's Big Game Steakhouse is a MUST!" We had been tweeting like mad-women since we had left Colorado in the ...
Loreto: The other side of Mexico - Bacon is Magic
Landing in Loreto I was surprised to discover it looks nothing like Playa del Carmen.
Our Lazy Time Near Mellieha, Malta
44 Dioramas of Dead Gophers
Working space for digital nomads in Bangkok
Visiting Omaha | d travels 'round
A dive bar tour through Omaha with local artists provides a new and fun look at the Nebraska town.
Avante-Garde Tango at the CAFF in Buenos Aires
Road Trips: Look Out the Freaking Window
This is part of the #WinosOnTheRoad trip series with Diana of D Travels 'Round as we drive across country to start her new chapter in life. I wrapped my arms around Shaun and refused to let go. My hands entangled themselves around the bottom of his s...
Above the Treetops in Panama
Climbing in Krabi
Meat Market Macabre: The Gruesome Tomohon Market of Indonesia...
Tomohon Tradtional Market in North Sulawesi, Indonesia is home to some gruesome and grisly sights -- dead dogs, roasted bats, cooked monkeys and sloths to name a few. Warning: Images of meat market are graphic in nature.
Road Trip on Gozo, Malta (video)
Churchill Downs | Louisville Kentucky
No visit to Louisville, Kentucky is complete without a stop at Churchill Downs.
Valle de Los Condores: The Best Kept Secret in Bolivia
Photo Friday: Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
I'm on vacation - Bacon is Magic
I know it's strange to think but even travel bloggers need vacations.
An Aerial Tram Ride Through Costa Rican Rainforest
What Really Makes Us Fat
Log in to manage your products and services from The New York Times and the International Herald Tribune.
What I Learned on My Vacation (or Thoughts on Being a Travel...
"Isn't your life a vacation?" people asked me before my cruise. "You're always traveling!" Yes, I am always traveling but it's not a vacation - travel for me is work. It's fun work and I'd rather be a travel blogger than back at my old cubicle job, b...
How To Travel Long Distances For Little Money
Hostel Review: Central Backpack King in Budapest
Floating in the Dead Sea, Jordan
How to get deliciously fat in Maui - Bacon is Magic
Visiting El Paso (Texas) and Chihuaha (Mexico)
Insights on what to expect from a trip to El Paso (Texas) and Chihuahua in Mexico.
Unique hotels | Salt & Sill
A look at Sweden's first floating hotel, the Salt & Sill, in Western Sweden. One of the most unique hotels, Salt & Sill combines nature with luxury.
A Lady's Guide to Vegas (on a Budget)
Revival Fest - Lookin' Forward to The Reverend
***Before scrolling down any more, please keep in mind that there are gogo dancers pictured below in very little clothing. If you are at work and viewing this, please keep this in mind.*** The sun was sizzling, the beer was cold, the turkey legs were...
Photo of the Week from Sucre: Savory Salteñas
Photo Friday: León, Nicaragua
Visiting Uluru aka Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta aka The OlgasOff-The-Path...
Addicted to the Fresh Fruit Salads in Sucre
Camels & Chocolate v. 4.0
Free Colombia Travel Guide| Download PDF
Download our free travel guide of Colombia! Available in PDF and ePub its 45 pages and 50+ photos include all you need to visit Colombia.
Imagine this: Calm, serene... life is going at the pace it should. At YOUR pace. Then imagine this: You have been off the speed train of "obligations" and "commitments" for so long and everyone expects you to run full speed in the States like you ne...
My newest chef crush Isaac Bancaco - Bacon is Magic
Isaac Bancaco returns to his home in Maui to run Humuhumu and makes a mark in the locavore movement.
Scenes from Jordan (video)
Relaxing and Surfing in Ahangama, Sri Lanka
The Creepily Peculiar White Temple of Chiang Rai
The unique White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) in Chiang Rai, Thailand created by artist Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat features a fantastical world of skulls, dangling heads, and hands reaching up from the pit of hell.
Photo Essay: Cemetery in Sucre, Bolivia
Where to see a luau in Maui - Bacon is Magic
With only a month on Maui I was able to fortunate for two luau in Maui - both different but spectacular.
Hometown Tourism: Eeyore's Birthday
You heard that right. That sad depressing donkey from Winnie the Pooh that keeps losing his tail? Yeah. We celebrate his birthday here in Austin, Texas. While we do try to "keep Austin weird", there is actually a bit of history behind the celebration...
Learning to Cook in Petra
We were excited to learn how to cook Jordanian food at the Petra Kitchen. Dalene reminded herself why Pete does most of the cooking.
Photo of the Week from Sucre: The Mirador
The Singing Cowboy - Bacon is Magic
Jesse Taylor is known to locals in Lana'i as the Singing Cowboy.
Review + Giveaway: Aircontact Pro from Deuter
Photo Friday: HDR - Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
While I understand some people loathe HDR, sometimes I just can't help myself. Seriously man... it just captures all the details you wouldn't get in a normal photo. So here it is. While Puerto Madero may not represent what "Buenos Aires" is, or reall...
Photo Friday: Anaheim, California
Driving in Morocco - The Experience of a Lifetime
For a great way to see the country, try driving in Morocco. It's not the smoothest of rides but it's certainly exhilarating as this first-hand account explains...
Full Moon Party Guide at Koh Phangan, Thailand
Have you met Bruce? A Lanai tour - Bacon is Magic
You cannot go to Lanai without taking a Lanai tour from Bruce.
Tattoos: Permanent Reminders of our Latin American Adventure...
For those of you who don't know - when I was 18, I worked as counter help for a known tattoo shop in Austin, Texas for 3 years. Having said that, I know what to look for when it comes to quality work and a safe, clean environment. I wasn't about to c...
Turkish Fun and Games
The Holy Grail of Hokey: Inside The Holy Land Experience...
The Holy Land Experience, Orlando, Florida What Would Jesus Don? Mary Magdalene let loose with a BeDazzler. That was my first thought as I entered
Win a Culinary Vacation to Europe
One Hundred and Sixty Eight Hours Later
Barcelona's beachfront reveals what a difference a week can make...
Have you met Anakala? - Molokai Tour
One of the most interesting Molokai tour is to take a walk with Anakala to a waterfall.
Dracula's Castle in Transylvania
Swimming with Dolphins in Puerto Vallarta: Dolphin Discovery...
Puerto Vallarta has several tours that involve swimming with dolphins. We visited Aquaventuras Park and joined the Royal Swim tour- how good is it?
Three Days and a Whole Lot of Bourbon
Planning and executing a road trip along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
Video: Vlog 4 - Boxed Wine in Buenos Aires
Yes. It had to be done. In the land of amazing wines we felt the need to experience the lowest of the low. *Boxed wine.* All of you have done it. Whether it be a crazy backpacker night out, or a fancy dinner where you passed off boxed as "divine" (no...
Photo of the Week from Buenos Aires: Palacio Barolo
The Sounds of the Sand Dollar Orchestra, The Grenadines
A colourful portrait of a steel band practice live in Canouan Island in the Grenadines.
Turkish Wishes | Hecktic Travels
Annually in the first week of May, Turks flock to river sides to make wishes.
The price of becoming an expat
The decision to leave America and live as an expat in Thailand does not come easy.
Photo Friday: Big Island, Hawaii
The road to Hana in photos - Bacon is Magic
The road to Hana is the most iconic and picturesque drives in Maui.
10 Expat bars in Bangkok
How NOT to Get Locked Up Abroad - Man On The Lam
National Geographic Channel's Locked Up Abroad I've been known to shake some shackles in my day. It's even my tagline above - "Shake the Shackles.
Feelin' Fancy at a Wine Tasting in Buenos Aires
There are times in a backpacker's life where you just have to splurge on something fancy - something that makes you feel like you are cultured - or an adult (not mutually exclusive). Wine tasting did that for me. Seriously. How can I NOT feel like ...
Best Restaurants in Buenos Aires: Tomo 1
Photos of Sweden | Sculptures at Pilane
Exploring the summertime attraction, Sculptures at Pilane, in Western Sweden that combine ancient history with art and landscape.