Backed up in China

Backed up in China

Lost Magazine (Issue 6, 2017)

My first four days in Beijing involved exotic noodle dishes, ancient pagodas and friendly Chinese. It was also four days of not going #2. This story will publish in Issue 6 of Lost Magazine in 2017

Finding Words to Live By in Dad’s Letters

Finding Words to Live By in Dad’s Letters

Outside Magazine

A video of my travels through China and across the country on a 1982 Honda Nighthawk.

Finding My Sleep in China

Finding My Sleep in China

Travelmag

Three days in Beijing, two traditional Chinese doctors and one good night’s sleep.

A Lesson in Safety

A Lesson in Safety

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.

A Sudden Stab of Murky Suspicion

A Sudden Stab of Murky Suspicion

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.

Up Fever Slope

Up Fever Slope

Salon

I knew I was susceptible to altitude sickness. So what made me try to ascend this 20,000­ foot summit?

In All Fairness

In All Fairness

Verge Magazine

When it comes to tipping guides and porters, crunching the numbers may not give you the right answer.

From Magic to Medicine

From Magic to Medicine

Blog

Two research labs 6,000 miles away from each other are studying how herbal remedies work at the molecular level.

The Dizziness of Freedom

The Dizziness of Freedom

The Expeditioner

The birth and rise of bungee jumping.

Missing Paris

Missing Paris

The Expeditioner

Seven miles into the Paris Marathon I was content, blissfully lost in the illustrious City of Light. But then I saw the pacesetter and I was hooked.