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RECAP || 33 days, 23 states & 7,100+ miles. Epic US Road Trip 2017

THE LATEST POST || Autumnal New England

New England - Epic US Road Trip 2017

Leaf Peeping The Autumnal Delights of A New England Fall


Day 31 || Falltastic. Leaf Peeping fall foliage in Acadia National Park, Maine.
Go!

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Svalbard, Norway

78°N. As Human & As Accessible As The Arctic Gets. 62,000 km² Of Majestic Arctic Wilderness

 

Day 4 - Longyearbyen, the northernmost ‘real’ town on earth.
Explore Svalbard Now!

Epic US Road Trip 2017

When One Once-In-A-Lifetime US Road Trip Just Isn't Enough


Day 27 || Falltastic. Fall/autumn in rural Vermont, New England.
Hit the US road!

North Korea

The World’s Most Secretive Nation, Its Last Stalinist Dictatorship & One Of The Planet’s More Niche Travel Destinations

 

Offerings to the Great & Dear Leaders at the Mansudae Hill Grand Monument.
Visit North Korea Right Now!

Dandong, China

A Chinese Curiosity & The Largest Border Crossing Between China & North Korea

 

The Broken Bridge of the Yala River.
Visit Dandong Now!

Beijing, China (2017)

A Necessary Evil. A 7th Visit To The Capital Of The World’s Wannabe Superpower

 

On the concourse of Beijing Train Station.
Sample Beijing Now!

Seoul, South Korea (2017)

A Sweaty Summer 2017 Saunter Down Memory Lane

 

Sunset remnants as seen from the Jamsil Bridge over the Han River.
Visit Seoul Now!

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), Korea

The World's Most Fortified Border Separating Two Nations Still Officially At War

 

At the Third Tunnel of The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
Visit The DMZ Now!

The Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

Unrivalled Scenery, Labyrinth Walled Old Towns, Shore-Skirting Drives & Marina Bling

 

The Bay of Kotor as seen from the road to Lovcen National Park.
Explore The Bay Now!

Cape Town & Environs

9 Days Exploring The Most polished, Most Visited & Most Un-African Part Of The Country

 

Day 6 Road trip. Late afternoon on the coastal Clarence Drive, Western Cape.
Visit Western Cape Now!

Epic US Road Trip 2016

36 Days, 9,510 miles, 26 States. US Road-trippin' As It Should Be

 

Day 27 - Early Autumnal scenes on the Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina.
Hit The Epic US Road Now!

REGIONAL EXPLORATION || THE CARIBBEAN

Saint Martin / Sint Maarten

A Small Caribbean Island Famousily Split In Two & Home To The World’s Most Famous Airport Approach

EXPLORE St Martin!

CUBA

Cigars, Rum, Castro, Che, Classic Cars, Neglect & Salsa. An Exploration Of The Indefatigable Caribbean Time Warp & A Country Truly Like No Other

EXPLORE CUBA!

Puerto Rico

It’s America In The Steamy Caribbean

EXPLORE Puerto Rico!

GRAND CAYMAN

A Largest of The Swish Uber-Rich Tax-Free Banking Haven Cayman Islands, A Caribbean UK Overseas Territory That’s More Miami Than Manchester

EXPLORE GRAND CAYMAN!

Saint Lucia

Country Music, Rustic Fishing Villages, UNESCO-listed Peaks, & Age-Old Forts. It Isn’t Just About Flashy Once-In-A-Lifetime Honeymoons

EXPLORE St Lucia!

Dominica

The Caribbean’s Coma-inducing Nature Island Offering A Reprieve From The Resort & Palm Tree-Heavy Caribbean Norm

EXPLORE Dominica!

Dominican Republic

From the New World firsts of Santo Domingo To The Plush Resorts Of Punta Cana. Exploring A True Hispanic Caribbean Gem

EXPLORE DR!

HAITI

The Chaotic Failed State & Regional Whipping Boy And The Western Hemisphere’s Poorest Country. But Don’t Let That Put You Off.

EXPLORE HAITI!

JAMAICA

Rastafarians, Reggae, Dreadlocks & Jerk. Exploring The Longstanding Resort-Heavy Jewel In The Caribbean Tourist Industry’s Crown

EXPLORE JAMAICA!

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Torres Del Paine National Park

The Iconic Towers, Glaciers & Deep-Blue Lakes Of South America’s Most Popular Hiking Destination In Remote Chilean Patagonia

Resurrection Bay, Alaska

Cabin bound By The Shores Of Resurrection Bay. Wintry Alaska At Its Best

Angkor

The Stunning Ancient Khmer Capital & Cambodia’s Greatest Treasure

Galapagos Islands

The World’s Premier Wildlife Destination, An Isolated Volcanic Archipelago Boasting An Unrivaled Array Of Endemic Birds, Mammals & Reptiles

Gamecock Fighting

The Brutal Blood Sport of Gamecock Fighting In Central America, Said To Be The World’s Oldest Spectator Sport

Antarctica

The White Continent. The Coldest, Windiest, Highest & Driest Continent on Earth. Recapping A Once-In-A-Lifetime Visit To A Bucket-List Destination Par Excellence

Riding The Rails || India

Sometimes Sweaty. Sometimes Attritional. Always Interesting. Always Colourful. Always 100% India

Monaco

Bling Bling! Arguably The Most Glamorous, Star-Studied, Richest & Shallowest Place On Earth

Chile

The 4,300 kilometre-Long, Laid-Back, Colourful, Hospitable, Straitlaced, Isolated & Largely Remote South American Anomaly

Sri Lanka

Eleven Pictures From As Many Days Exploring ‘The Nation Of Smiling People’

Sydney

One Of The World’s Great Natural Harbours With World-Renowned Sights To Boot

Morocco

Thirty-Nine Images From As Many Days in Mystical Morocco, One Of The World’s Most Picturesque Countries

Syria

The Present-Day War-Torn Site Of One Of The World’s Most Ancient Centres Of Civilization

Chengdu Panda Base

The Uber-Cute Black-Eyed Symbol For Endangered Species Worldwide

Belgium

Medieval Centres, Chocolate, Waffles, Beer, & Flemish Renaissance Architecture. And All Of It Underappreciated

Easter Island

Rapa Nui. An Exploration of Enchanting & Enigmatic Easter Island

Hawaii

Where The U.S. Meets Polynesia. Hawaiian Highlights

Dubai

The Jewel Of The Arab World, Sprung From The Desert & Reinvented As The World’s Premier Luxury 5-Star Destination

2015 || A Look Back

Forty-Eight weeks, 5 Continents, 38 Countries & Territories. Hundreds Of Good Pictures, Thousands Of Bad. The Epic Year That Was

Teotihuacan, Mexico

Once The Largest Pre-Columbian City In The Americas & Home To One Of The Largest Man-Made Structures Of Ancient Times

Ireland Road Trip

Pictorial Highlights Of A 10-Day Road Trip Around Ireland, The Emerald Isle

Terracotta Army

Built Never To Be Seen, Today The Fascinating Terracotta Army, Guarding The Tomb Of China’s First Emperor, Are One Of China’s Most Visited Attractions

Orangutan Rehab Centre

Set In Dense Virgin Borneo Jungle, The Largest Rehabilitation Centre Of Its Kind In The World

Seattle

Arty, Alternative, Fashionable, Likeable & An Uber-Cool Place To Be

Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

A Massive Chunk Of Magical Argentinian Patagonian Wilderness Boasting Awe-Inspiring Glaciers, Fabulous Trekking & Stunning Mountain Vistas

Trinidad, Paraguay

One Of Seven Paraguayan Jesuit Mission Ruins & The Country’s Only UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Probably The Best One-Day Walk On Earth Traversing The Spectacular Volcanic Topography Of New Zealand’s North Island

Auschwitz

The Sobering Site Of Humankind’s Most Extensive Experiment In Genocide

Kerala

India’s Laid-Back State. The Best Place In India To Escape India Itself

Lake Titicaca

The Immensely Photogenic Floating Reed Islands, Colourful Locals & Shimmering Deep-Blue Waters Of The World’s Highest Alpine Lake

Colombia

The Pictorial Highlights Of A 2000-kilometre, 10-day, 6-stop, North To South Colombian Odyssey

Prague, Czech Republic

The Mystical Medieval Central European Gem Of Cobbled Streets, Riverside Parks & Stunningly Wonderful Architecture

Tiger Kingdom

Sharing An Enclosure With Adult Tigers In Northern Thailand & Living To Tell The Tale

Saint Lucia

Country Music, Rustic Fishing Villages, Towering Peaks Piercing The Azure Caribbean Sea, & Age-Old Forts. Saint Lucia Is More Than Just Flashy Resorts, Glamorous Weddings & Once-In-A-Lifetime Honeymoons

Antigua, Guatemala

A Central American Colonial Gem & One Of The Region’s Most Photogenic Towns

Madrid

A City Chockful Of Plazas, Gorgeous Architecture, Stunning Parks & World-Class Museums

Scotland

Thistles, Tartan & Kilts. Road-Trippin’ The Highlands & Lowlands Of Scotland

Boston

Beantown, The Most Historic Of Historic American Cities

Poon Hill Trek

The Trekking Highs Of The Scenic Annapurna Region Of Western Nepal

Northland

To The Top. New Zealand’s Rugged & Sparsely Populated Far-Flung North

Dominica

The Caribbean’s Coma-Inducing Nature Island Offering A Reprieve From The All-Inclusive Beach Resort & Palm Tree-Heavy Caribbean Norm

San Francisco

Earthquakes, Tolerance, Hippies, Trams, That Bridge, The Rock, The Bay & Those Hills

A 2-Day Trans-Siberian Diary

Three Time Zones. 3,158 Kilometres. 49 Hours. Recapping A Trip On The Trans-Siberian Railway

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Chaotic Capital Of The Poorest Country In The Western Hemisphere, In Rebuilding Mode Following The Devastation Of The 2010 Earthquake

Border Bravado

The Monty Python-esque India-Pakistan Border Closing Ceremony Played Out Nightly Between The Two Nuclear Powered Neighbours

Mestia, Georgia

High In The Georgian Caucasus, A Remote & Stunning Location Of Ancient Cultures, Cows & Distinctive Defensive Stone Tower

Cairo, Egypt

The Manic & Disheveled So-Called Greatest City In The Islamic World

Vatican City

A Sovereign City-State, The World’s Smallest Country & Home To The Most Compelling Museum Complex On Earth

Baltimore, Maryland

Charm City Is Both Historic & Aptly Named

Uzbekistan

Dusty Stretches Of Nothingness Between The Dazzling Islamic Architectural Showstoppers Of The Ancient Silk Road

Guanajuato, Mexico

A Stunning Colourful Colonial Mountain Town Boasting One Of The Most Bizarre Museums On Earth

Astana, Kazakhstan

The New Kazakh Capital Of Futuristic Architecture In The Middle Of The Uninviting & Windswept Northern Eurasia Steppe

Granada, Nicaragua

The Photogenic Oldest Colonial City In The Spanish New World

The Friendship Highway

A 4-Day, 800-Kilometre Traverse Of The Scenic & Bumpy Tibetan Plateau, One Of The World’s Great Road Trips

Armenia

The World’s Very First Christian Nation, Armenia Impresses With A Pretty Capital & An Array Of Medieval UNESCO World Heritage-Listed Church & Monastery Complexes

Iguazu Falls

A Natural Wonder & South America’s Greatest Collection Of Cataracts Straddling The Border Of Brazil & Argentina

Jeju Island

Korea’s Hawaii, A Volcanic Island of Waterfalls, Swaying Palm Trees & A UNESCO-Listed Lava Tube (& Love Land)

Barcelona

Cosmopolitan, Stylish, Energetic & Home To Some Of The World’s Most Bizarre Architecture

New York City

A Global Power City, The Most Populous In The US & Still The Best City On Earth

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

The Weird & Wonderful Wildlife of Oz

Dominican Republic

From The New World Firsts of The Capital Santo Domingo To The Idyllic, All-Inclusive Beach Resorts Of Punta Cana. DR Both Educates & Pampers

Iceland

Towering Waterfalls. Glaciers. Icebergs, Desolate Volcanic Wastelands. Natural Highlights Of Wintry & Wondrous Iceland

Panama Canal

A Modern Engineering Marvel & Probably The World’s Most Efficient – Albeit Most Expensive – Shortcut

US Southwest Road Trip

California, Nevada & Arizona. Three States, Eight Days & 2,000 Miles

Kyoto, Japan

The Old Imperial Capital & One Of The Oldest & Most Historic Metropolises In Asia

THE SOME RANDOM WORLDWIDE HIGHLIGHTS GALLERY

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THE BEEN THERE MAP

From the Arctic to the Antarctic, the Far East to Polynesia & a whole lot of places in between. A perennial work in progress, it has (so far) taken 15+ years of world travel to populate this map. Feel free to explore it at your own pace. Zoom in, take a look around and go! Map pins take you right there.

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