Most of our regularly scheduled NFT and Blockchain content will be on hiatus through the summer. Vagobond Magazine and the daily beats will return after summer. I hope you’ll all excuse this series of posts and articles that I’ll be doing over the next 6-8 weeks. I’m happy to announce that my long scheduled and…
If there is a modern day heir to the great traveler/scholar Ibn Batutta – I would say that Francis Tapon is the guy.
130 miles of discovery, aloha, and making myself a true kama’aina. I don’t know many people who have done this – but one thing for sure, it will bring you closer to the land and the people if you take the time to do it.
The price for a cot was unfit for the vagabonds who they purported to attract, so I slept on a bench in a little hut by the train tracks on my ragged blue mat.
Ancash lies quietly to the north of Lima, ignored by too many people who hop past to the golden northern beaches, the central jungle, or Cusco and Machu Picchu. Peru’s Chavin de Huantar – Epic Archeological Adventures and more await…
We descended such distances that the climate visibly changed around us, getting warmer and subtropical until the trees were dripping with ripe mangos and avocados.
One of the side effects of the renaissance of budget air and cheap flights is that a number of small regional airports have become major hubs for carriers such as RyanAir and Wizz Airlines.
It seems like the only times I really travel are when the world is in turmoil. September 11th, H1N1, Arab Spring, the Great Recession, and now – coronavirus. I don’t plan it that way, but it’s what happens. Also, for some strange reason, the world resists my attempts to see it – so there is…
Sometimes it pays to drop out and go live in a treehouse!
There is little more annoying than someone coming up to me and saying “Hi, I’m a foreigner too. I’m a tourist here on vacation, where are you from?”