18 Apr 2015

How to Stop Leaving Your Things in Hotel Rooms

I have a confession to make. My name is Jon and I’m addicted to leaving my things in hotel rooms. I do have good news though – I haven’t done it in over a month now and my sponsor (Gia) thinks I have a great chance of finally overcoming this

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The scenic short walk between Baes de Granada and Granada, Spain
25 Mar 2015

Beas de Granada to Granada: A Scenic Half Day Walk in Spain

“Where are the signs!?” we asked each other as we wandered around the ghost town of Beas de Granada. We had just arrived on the bus from Granada and hoped to walk the 16 km back into town, but we had no idea where to go – the GPS on our

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04 Feb 2015

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by Taxi Drivers

Sitting in the back seat of a taxi in Fez, Morocco, I knew we were about to be scammed. We had already negotiated a price, but sure enough, about 10 minutes into the ride he informed us that he was going to drop us off way outside of the medina,

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26 Jun 2014

5 Things Annoying Celebrities Can Teach Us About Travel

Val Kilmer: Stay healthy It’s hard to stay healthy on the road.  Cheap cigarettes and alcohol (in 3rd world countries) don’t help, and eating out a lot means your diet lacks the balance it needs. Val Kilmer has let himself go in recent years, and while you probably won’t balloon

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How to get an overweight bag on a plane as carry on
23 Jun 2014

How to Get an Overweight Bag on an Airplane as Carry-On

Sorry to disappoint you, but this isn’t a post about smuggling large women onto planes so you can avoid buying them a ticket. This is a serious (sort of) tip about cutting down on airline fees, just don’t blame me for any resulting back/shoulder injuries!

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