America has a bad reputation when it comes to gun violence, racism, and police violence, but those statistics don’t paint a full picture. America is a diverse, eclectic country – and it’s also safer than the news makes it seem. So let’s look at the statistics and recent news and talk about the current travel environment in the country.
Austin’s known for an incredible food scene that has a ton of variety and fresh, local ingredients. After a couple of months in Austin and much food eaten, I’ve assembled a list of my favorite places thus far. From Asian cuisine to BBQ to American, you’ll find something delicious to eat if you’re ever in the city.
New York City, home to over 8.5 million people, contains so much to see and do, you can barely scratch the surface! It’s impossible to “see” in one visit – however, there are ways to make the most of the limited time you have. So, after living here for 3.5 years and before moving away, here’s my suggested four-day itinerary for your next visit here.
New York City is one of the best foodie cities in the world! You could eat at a different restaurant every meal, never repeat yourself, and would still need a few lifetimes to try them all! With three years as a resident under my belt, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite restaurants to help you choose where to eat in NYC.
Of all the things I’ve done in my travels, nothing holds a higher place in my heart than the month I spent on the Thai island of Ko Lipe in 2006. Lounging on beaches, snorkeling, and playing backgammon by day and eating fish and gazing at stars at night remains my version of The Beach. […]
From sea to shining sea, the United States is home to a diverse landscape — both culturally and physically. Spending months traveling across its vast landscape gave me a deep appreciation for all my country has to offer. After traveling 13,000 miles across the continental United States this spring (and more, if you count my […]
With its verdant hills, acres of vineyards, and temperate climate, Napa Valley in California is one of the world’s premier wine-producing regions. Every year 3.3 million people flock to this region to bike, hike, swim in a veritable pool of wine, and eat rich, delicious food. However, Napa is not easy on the wallet. Restaurants, […]
America may not be the greatest budget travel destination, but traveling here on the cheap is certainly possible! With some creativity and patience, it is relatively easy to travel the US on $50 per day – or less!
After 12,000 miles and four and a half months on the road, I’m home. My epic book tour across the country is over, and I fell in love with the United States all over again. I think the United States is an underrated destination. Travel across the United States feels more like visiting a collection […]