8 Things I Wish I Knew About Toronto Before Arriving

While Toronto may not be as exotic as southeast Asia or some Eastern European countries, the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) has plenty of reasons to check it out. Here’s what I wish I knew before arriving. We spent about 2 1/2 months in the Toronto area – a bit of a break from the road trip across […]

7 Things I Wish I Knew About Florida Before Arriving

Without a doubt, Florida is a lot of fun. Know what to expect before you go. Each region has it’s own feel. In my next book What the Florida, I’ve broken Florida down into the four regions you see above. The panhandle region (in blue) tends to be very similar to Alabama and Georgia north […]

From Canada to Croatia: the journey behind the journey

So we’re sitting at my in-law’s dining room table in Nova Scotia… Getting ready for the next big adventure. We had just completed an epic road trip from Nova Scotia to Toronto to Key West — and back to Nova Scotia. There’s a fair bit of decompression going on here as we’re sleeping in, looking […]

The end of one journey, the start of another, and an announcement

On May 13, 2016, we left my mother-in-law’s place in Nova Scotia to embark on an epic road trip throughout Canada and the US. Just myself, Laura, a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire… and just about everything we owned. We drove all around Nova Scotia, west through New Brunswick and Quebec, and explored a lot of Ontario […]

Destination: the World’s Only Coon Dog Cemetery (Alabama)

It’s a resting place for a very specific type of dog — and there’s a lot more going on than you might think. For my non-American readers (or you city slicker types): Coon dogs are a specific breed of hound dogs regarded for their prowess at hunting raccoons. Not as tasty than corn dogs. Alabama […]

Where Digital Nomads are Heading in 2017

Whether you’ve been a digital nomad for years or are just exploring the possibilities, knowing where to go is part of the fun! I’ve asked digital nomads and travel bloggers from around the world to share their stories of where they’re heading or where they are in 2017. Specifically, I asked them four questions: Why […]