Cruising

A Very Bad Day of Authentic Travel

I’m posting this picture to remind myself of why I like to travel in Mexico. The young girl in the picture was part of a procession in the cathedral in Taxco, which like so many Christian rituals in Mexico also has a touch of the pagan. I love her smiling sweet face which so exemplifies the openness and friendliness of the Mexican people. Until today all our encounters have been wonderful. Today we were robbed on a city bus in Puebla. It was the perfect storm of carelessness on our part and the actions of a professional pickpocket. We

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My Favorite Travel Bloggers

Technomadia Blog

I’ve spoken often about how my travel interests have changed over the last year.  I used to be obsessed with earning miles and points and taking advantage of hacks and tricks to build up mileage balances.  My travel interests are now more aligned with actual travel, and not so much the ability to travel cheaply.  The blogs I used to read were all about credit card churning and manufactured spending, but now I like to read about people who like to travel the way I do, and who are good storytellers.  Here are two of my favorites: Technomadia I