The Delta Blues: Despair and Dreaming

The Delta Blues was born out of a mixture of despair and dreaming. It is a reflection of the distressed reality for […]

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Travel Principle #7: Don’t backtrack. Push on.

A good rule of thumb is to backtrack when you feel lost. But today there are maps for pretty much every place […]

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Travel Principle #5: Always Use The Free Restroom/Water Fountain

Finding a free restroom can be difficult. It’s also difficult to find free sources of water. Using the restroom and consuming water […]

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Travel Principle #6 – Take The Photo

Sometimes you will find yourself in a beautiful place, but you will be among a crowd of tourists. Other times you will […]

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Travel Principle #4: Don’t Panic

Don’t panic. Bad things happen to travelers. Chances are it won’t be you. There are all sorts of things that can go […]

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Travel Principle #3: Always Look Around

It can be overwhelming to arrive in a new and beautiful place. This is especially true if you are part of a […]

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Travel Principle #2: Your expectations are almost always incorrect

Sometimes you have to change your expectations for your trip. Very few places in the world are uncharted today. In fact most […]

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Travel Principle #1: Your Backpack is YOUR Backpack

The backpack symbolizes both the literal and metaphorical tool you use to carry your gear on your adventure. They come in all […]

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7 Travel Principles That Can Change How You Travel

In traveling the world for nearly twenty years I have developed a system of “Travel Principles” upon which I rely. These Travel […]

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