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How To Find The Best Travel Deals Online
When searching for travel deals everybody starts in one place: online. The internet has opened up a whole new...
The Experience Value of being Higher than Empire State
The most important thing I get out of travel is something I call Experience Value. Experience Value doesn’t directly...
The story behind the Lady in Red
This image takes me back to Paris. It was late summer of 2011 and I went back to Europe...
5 Criteria To Make Your Next Airbnb Stay A Hit, Not A Miss
If you are going to be traveling for an extended period of time, chances are you won’t want to stay at a hotel. Not only can it be very costly, but it can be very hard to feel like you are at home in that type of environment. So... Read more
One Of My Inconvenient Fears As A Frequent Flyer: Turbulence
I’m a frequent flyer but actually have a mild fear of turbulence. Fear of the unknown is the root of all emotion disturbance. This is all too true when it comes to flying. Turbulence, is the second biggest fear amongst travelers (actually crashing is the number one fear). Flying... Read more
5 Mistakes I Made As A Rookie Cruise Passenger
Let me start out by saying I didn’t think I would enjoy cruising as much as I did. I like to say there is a difference between traveling and vacationing and cruising definitely falls into the vacation category. But there’s nothing wrong with that. When I travel, I like... Read more
Shed The Pounds: Why I Always Travel Light
Humans are “pack rats”: we tend to collect an abundance of things that might come in handy one day. You don’t even have to be diagnosed as a hoarder. Everyone has things hidden in a closet or basement that they don’t particularly need, now or ever. For a while... Read more
4 Cities Why Travelers Flock To East Asia
My trip to Asia was what eventually inspired me to write my first book, The Freedom Project Travel. From a Western perspective, traveling to Asia takes you so far out of your comfort zone that your life just has to change in some way or another. It may even... Read more
Life Lessons From Being Stuck In A Rip Current: Embrace The Unknown
Ever lived near the ocean? I did – it’s one of the things I miss most in land-locked Calgary. The ocean is what feeds my soul – and even though having the Canadian Rocky Mountains nearby I do miss the salty air from time to time. Luckily through my... Read more
My Top 3 Foodie Travel Destinations In The United States (So Far)
All of my favorite destinations have one thing in common: it’s possible to live very well, without spending much. And the list includes cities that appear to be expensive, like Tokyo, New York, and Paris, just to name a few. Most of these cities I know like the back... Read more
My Top 5 Favourite City Trips In The United States
To experience travel there is no need to go far from home. A city trip to the next town over can be just as exciting as one across the planet. I like to get away at least once a month for a short trip, and traveling across the globe... Read more
Why I Never Stay In The Hotel Room I Booked
Ever realized that hotels make money by selling the same room at multiple price levels to different people? Read that again, and you’ll realize the travel industry has been using their profit maximization schemes against us travelers for years. And they’ll continue to do that. I don’t mind… BUT... Read more
We Have Nothing To Lose And A World To See
We have nothing to lose… and a world to see. Enjoy this travel video from The Freedom Project:   Photography provided by Creative Windmill Fine Art Photography. Read more