How to Choose a Travel Journal

How to Choose a Travel Journal

I picked up this beauty today to be my travel journal for 2020. Paperblanks journals are always my first choice [they didn’t pay me to say that], and I am very particular. The selection process for my annual travel journal has become a ritual, and I love it....
3 Good-Cause Gift Ideas for World Travelers

3 Good-Cause Gift Ideas for World Travelers

Forget the myth that travelers are hard to buy for. Yes, it’s true: we don’t prefer things with mass, especially items that have to be stored, moved, or later taken to Goodwill in a stealthy manner. But that doesn’t mean that we are hard to please....
Mountain Madness

Mountain Madness

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. — John Muir I once dabbled in the Himalayas in North India. Now it’s time for the real deal. I leave Chiang Mai tomorrow for Kathmandu where I’ll gear up with enough cold-weather crap to equip an Eskimo...
My Favorite Travel Quotes

My Favorite Travel Quotes

Here are a few of my favorite travel quotes. Feel free to send me new ones and I’ll gladly post them. Dont take life too seriously…no one comes out alive. – Elbert Hubbard A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. – Lao...
What Is Vagabonding?

What Is Vagabonding?

Rolf Potts, author of the book Vagabonding, describes vagabonding travel as: “The act of leaving behind the orderly world to travel independently for an extended period of time” and “A deliberate way of living that makes freedom to travel...
Travel Experience for Greg Rodgers

Travel Experience for Greg Rodgers

Traveling obviously isn’t about keeping a country count or checking things off of a list! I don’t advocate that. On most years, I don’t add a new country. Instead, I choose to get to know places I love better. My adventure bucket list and accounts of...
Photography Resume

Photography Resume

2017 РPresent: I use photos to support articles for TripSavvy. 2007 РPresent: Travel photography all over the world 2010 Р2017: I licensed my photography to support articles written for goasia.about.com. 2015: One of my photos from Burma used for...
Travel Writing Resume

Travel Writing Resume

Travel Writing Experience for Greg Rodgers I have been a full-time, location-independent travel writer and blogger since 2006. I’ve been getting paid for it since 2007. June 2021 – Present: Creator of Science of Escape January 2006 – Present: Creator...