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  • Summer’s Best Events For Travelers

    Summer didn’t have to die when you started paying bills! The world comes alive with the sun and the hills come alive with the sound of music and laughs and tomatoes smacking against the face. You should be out there being smacked in the face, lifted onto a giant’s...
  • Romance, Love, and a Creep with a Camera

    Admittedly, I’m such a creep when I travel. Since falling in love with Robert Doisneau’s 1950 “Le Baiser De L’Hotel De Ville” in the mid-90’s, I’ve become slightly obsessed with photographing romance and unsuspecting kissing couples. I found these lovers in Amsterdam and Paris while on Passport Required’s April Trip....
  • Maybe I’ll Go. Maybe I’ll Stay: A French Road Trip

    Our first night, we found ourselves so deep in conversation in a stranger’s living room in St. Tropez that we forgot to listen to J. Cole rap, “Roll up and smoke my sins away /
I’d like to go to St. Tropez / Maybe I’ll go, maybe I’ll stay
/ Maybe...
  • Traveling & Iconic Photos With Elton Anderson

    Neither of us packed properly for early Spring in Marrakech, me in shorts and a thin American Apparel t-shirt and Elton in joggers and a tank on the shaded rooftop of Souk Café with a cool breeze flowing through our clothes. Having successfully avoided winter for years via first...
  • Will Travel For Food, Love, Hammocks, And… : #TravelGoals

    As a true explorer and traveler, I love my “I travel where the cheap tickets take me” attitude, but after my last “glitch” destination vacation to a place I barely liked with friends I sometimes love, I decided I need to sometimes travel for something other than travel sake....
  • Go Fork Yourself: The November Trip

    Nov. 7 – 13 We’re headed to the food! For this trip, we’re teaming up with the amazing Le Cordon Bleu-educated chef, Jay Nichols of A Hungry Nomad and we invite you to satiate your wanderlust with an experience for the senses. See, hear, touch, smell and taste your...
  • I Haven’t Had Deodorant In Weeks

    I’m on my way back to the U.S. today, stopping in Florida before hitchhiking (well, Craigslist Ridesharing) my way to Charlottesville, Virginia. I was home in Los Angeles last week for roughly 17 hours after that 24.5 hour trek from South Africa, and before the three flights it took...
  • Do Good Things: Volunteering While Traveling

    I honestly had no intentions of doing any good deeds while spending time in NYC, but as it always goes, good deeds find me. Yesterday was no different. While catching the sailboats and sunbathers and dancers on the pier before walking up to 23rd and 8th for dinner with...
  • Be Ready When The Call Comes!

    After a subpar burger, and a shot of Maker’s in the only dive open on Christmas Eve in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood, it was nothing more than a pleasure to have a reason to check my phone and take my mind off my recovering taste buds. Lisa Marie sent a...