Book Review: The Winter of Our Disconnect

Book Review - The Winter of Our Disconnect

The irony of a blog being called ‘I should log off’ has never been “lost” on us. As we traveled the world we always felt like we wanted to log off more often but couldn’t because we were so focused on our blog about logging off. It was our paradox. Disconnecting and logging off….that’s why [...]

A Beach Bum’s Tale of Survival

Carlisle Bay - Beach

[Ed. Note: Today's guest post comes to us from John Rarity, author of the new book-  "Working Beach Bum", now available at  John's giving away a copy of his book to one of our lucky readers- check out our facebook page on Monday, November 7th for giveaway rules and instructions!  Contest ends November 21st!] [...]

Book: The White Man’s Burden…


The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good Why in the age of Twitter and immediate communication with the other side of the world we can’t seem to eliminate the millions of hungry bellies? Traveling provokes two different responses, a simple emotional [...]

Books: International Women’s Day


Admittedly I hadn’t heard of International Women’s Day before traveling overseas. It’s not commonly celebrated in the USA, shocking considering the idea for a women’s day started with our women’s rights and suffragette movements over 100 years ago. How easily we forget. At any point in time, there are regions in the world undergoing political [...]