Random Travel Musings

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1 04, 2013

Are you living a story worth re-telling?

By | April 1st, 2013|Cambodia, Egypt, Human Rights, Myanmar, Random Travel Musings, Uganda|6 Comments

Did I ever tell you about that one time in Egypt ... ?What's that? You've heard that one already? Well did I tell you about the time in Peru when [...]

27 12, 2012

My favorite travel articles from 2012

By | December 27th, 2012|Belize, Buenos Aires, Central America, China, Ethical Travel, Random Travel Musings, South Korea|6 Comments

At the end of last year, we were freezing our tails off in Montreal wondering what adventures the coming year would hold.Our travel plans for the year were anything but [...]

29 10, 2012

The time we got a medical exam in China and there was a hole in my pee cup

By | October 29th, 2012|China, Random Travel Musings|26 Comments

It could have been worse. It could have been a lot worse.Despite our attempts to complete all of the requirements to obtain our Chinese z-visa (the one that allows you [...]

25 10, 2012

When travel loses its luster

By | October 25th, 2012|Belize, China, Egypt, Random Travel Musings|4 Comments

Right before we were set to move to China, it happened.  It was a bit ill-timed, but otherwise not entirely unexpected. We had been traveling in Central America for three [...]

22 10, 2012

Why we’re heading in a (slightly) new direction

By | October 22nd, 2012|Random Travel Musings|9 Comments

A few weeks ago, we released a survey to elicit reader feedback as to how we can better help you travel the world. The responses we received were very positive [...]

16 10, 2012

How we find time to travel (and how you can, too!)

By | October 16th, 2012|Belize, Mexico, New England, New York City, Random Travel Musings, Spain, Travel Tips|35 Comments

"Where are you guys off to next? It seems like you're always traveling!" I hear that a lot. Too much. From some, it's genuine. From others, however, it's condescending. Judgmental. Snide.I'm [...]

24 09, 2012

Why I’ll never stop traveling

By | September 24th, 2012|Austria, Europe, Germany, Liechtenstein, Random Travel Musings, Switzerland|9 Comments

Arbeit macht frei.  Three simple words. Separate, harmless. Together, lethal. These three words are why I'll never stop traveling. It means work makes you free, but it was a mockery. [...]