Published Articles

The Skeptic’s Guide to MeditationShut Up and Yoga

The Atheist’s Guide to YogaShut Up and Yoga 

So Long, and Thanks for All the Pad Thai Outpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Behind the Scenes: Travelling for Work vs. Travelling for FunOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

The Worst Way to End a Thai Lantern FestivalOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

The Thai Festivals You Don’t Want to MissOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Don’t Buy the Buddha: Your Thai Souvenir Could be SacrilegiousOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog 

When Talking Politics Abroad… Maybe Don’t Outpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Getting Tattooed on Khao San RoadOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Bangkok’s Backpacker Fashion ReportOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Too Neurotic for a MassageOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Never Question the Chunks Outpost Magazine TYMT Blog

A Sisterhood Born AbroadOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Why I Could Be an Expat in ThailandOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Tea-Leaf Memories at the Choui Fong Tea PlantationOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Chiang Rai’s Opium Museum Makes You Never Want to Try OpiumOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Chiang Rai’s White Temple is a Modern Architectural MarvelOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Chalermprakiat: The Temple (Almost) in the SkyOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Pimp My Backpack: Travel Gadgets vs DIY Travel Hacks Outpost Magazine

Sleeper Trains: The Best Way to Travel Thailand When All You Need is Sleep Outpost Magazine TYMT Blog

How to Overcome Your Shyness and Actually Meet Locals AbroadOutpost Magazine

The Worst Way to End a Thai Lantern FestivalOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

I Love the Open Road and All That It SuggestsOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

The Ethics of Elephant Tourism in ThailandOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Reflections on Seeing My Grave in a Thai War CemeteryOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Investigation or Intrusion? Toeing the Travel Journalist’s Line Outpost Magazine TYMT Blog

A Banana’s Worth: Haggling on the Chao Phraya RiverOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Jibbing from Jabs: Getting Travel Vaccinated When It’s the Last Thing You Want to DoOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Always with the Trekking: Ruminations on Keeping Up with LenaOutpost Magazine TYMT Blog

Venturing Beyond the Bucket Outpost Magazine TYMT Blog

How to Write a Travel Blog that People Will Actually ReadOutpost Magazine

How to Overcome Your Anxiety and Speak a Foreign Language AbroadOutpost Magazine

Live Cheap, Travel Longer: The Millennial’s Guide to Saving Money for TravelOutpost Magazine

4 Tips for Writing a Great Travel StoryOutpost Magazine

The Dark Side of BackpackingOutpost Magazine

Why Evolving Technology Should Inspire You to Travel Right NowOutpost Magazine

Book Review: Vagabond DreamsOutpost Magazine

Let Them Rest in PeaceOutpost Magazine

Where the Wild Things Are (But Shouldn’t Be)Outpost Magazine

The Human Zoo DilemmaOutpost Magazine

Five Tough Lessons I Learned While Writing a Travel BookOutpost Magazine

Why I Decided to Try Ayahuasca (But Not in South America)Outpost Magazine

The Backpacker’s BooklistOutpost Magazine

How to Deal with Traveller’s GuiltOutpost Magazine

Backpacking Through the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict ZoneOutpost Magazine

3 More Quotes that Inspire Us to Travel Outpost Magazine

3 Quotes that Inspire Us to TravelOutpost Magazine 

Volunteering with Missionaries of Charity: Where Innocence Hits Brutal Reality Outpost Magazine

Why the #ViajoSola Debate Ignores the Reality of Female TravelOutpost Magazine

Traveling Light: Top 3 Backpacking Destinations for 14-Day VacationsOutpost Magazine

Six Tips for Surviving Hostel LifeOutpost Magazine

World’s Best Festivals (Part 2)Outpost Magazine

World’s Best Festivals Outpost Magazine

Studying Spanish on Lake AtitlanOutpost Magazine

Slow Up-Down: Rural Laos by Broken MotorcycleDreamscapes Magazine

Creepiest Places in the World (Part 2)Outpost Magazine

Creepiest Places in the WorldOutpost Magazine

Six Habits of Successful Solo TravelersOutpost Magazine

Best Destinations for Newbie Indie TravelersOutpost Magazine

How to Travel with Your ParentsOutpost Magazine

7 Ways Indie Travel Improves Your LifeOutpost Magazine

Travel Friends Forever Outpost Magazine

A Stranger at HomeOutpost Magazine

Travelling RTW: Last Minute TipsOutpost Magazine

Travelling RTW: How to PackOutpost Magazine

Travelling RTW: BudgetOutpost Magazine

Travelling RTW: What to DoOutpost Magazine

How to Travel RTWOutpost Magazine

African Camping Safari Outpost Magazine

The View from Here: Bryce CanyonOutpost Magazine

Fast Travel vs Slow TravelOutpost Magazine

Bryce Canyon Dispatches: Looking BackOutpost Magazine

Bryce Canyon Dispatches: Bryce GastronomyOutpost Magazine

Alone TogetherOutpost Magazine

Bryce Canyon Dispatches: A Bryce HistoryOutpost Magazine

Bryce Canyon Dispatches: Bryce Canyon InspirationOutpost Magazine

Bryce Canyon Dispatches: Esoteric Views of UtahOutpost Magazine

Bryce Canyon Dispatches: Suitcase TetrisOutpost Magazine

Tips for Solo Female Travelers Outpost Magazine

I Survived Hitchhiking in MexicoOutpost Magazine

The Accidental Backpacker Outpost Magazine

Life is an Uphill Battle: Trekking the Himalayas with Team Average JoeOvernight Buses (issue 05)

Mother Teresa’s Troubled LegacyNew Internationalist Magazine

Standing the Test of Time: 12 Hipster Baby Names that Won’tBaby Gaga

Site 3’s Weird ScienceNOW Magazine

Ninja Pussy Blow-DartOn A Junket

My Gripe with Saint Peter: Hiking the Volcano in Lago de AtitlanVagabond Travel

If Willy Wonka was a Hippie: Spirituality and the Cacao ConnectionVagabond Travel

Maybe This was Cory Hart’s Problem, TooVagabond Travel

El MiradorOutpost Magazine

Razor Wire and Strawberry FieldsVagabond Travel

The Wrath of the Wrasses: Diving in Labuan Bajo, FloresVagabond Travel

Five Tips for Carefree Air TravelVagabond Travel

Smoking Skulls and the Sacrificial Swine: Dancing for the Dead in a Bornean LonghouseGo Nomad

How to Get Lost in Yangshuo, ChinaVagabond Travel

The Shark Whisperer of BelizeThe Expeditioner