Wanderlust: A Travel Journal
For the last 15 years, I’ve been a city-dweller and I’ve started to feel semi-captive, a condition the naturalist John Muir described as “tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized."
The Good Men Project
A chance encounter with a bluegrass band at a McDonald’s in North Carolina shows a free spirit the value of community.
My first four days in Beijing involved exotic noodle dishes, ancient pagodas and friendly Chinese. It was also four days of not going number two.
A video of my travels through China and across the country on a 1982 Honda Nighthawk.
Three days in Beijing, two traditional Chinese doctors and one good night’s sleep.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
It wasn't our guide who made me suspicious; it was the bystander, a short woman with a vibrant dress and bananas in her hand. A longer version of this article was published in Living Now Magazine (page 42), and on Living Now's website.
The birth and rise of bungee jumping. This also appeared in Details Style Syndicate.
When it comes to tipping guides and porters, crunching the numbers may not give you the right answer.
I knew I was susceptible to altitude sickness. So what made me try to ascend this 20,000 foot summit?
The Boston Globe
When you buy a motorcycle, everyone thinks you’re going to die. You become a cautionary tale for friends, family, colleagues — a dead man riding.