Category: Quick Word

A shorter post dealing with a specific issue, typically serving as a supplement to my Travelogues.

Isolation in the Time of Coronavirus

Isolation in the Time of Coronavirus

This too shall pass. Persian adage Surprising no one, my planned voyage to Panama and Colombia was canceled at the last minute; both countries closed their borders due to the threat of coronavirus. This...

6-Month Mark for 9 to 5 Voyager!

Hello! Believe it or not, six months have already passed since I started up 9 to 5 Voyager! Progress has been slow, but steady, and 70,000+ words later, I’m having as much fun as...

My Voyage to a New Home

Hey all! I wanted to give a quick shout-out to everyone who has been reading my blog, commenting on my posts, and subscribing for email updates. I really do appreciate everyone, and hope I...

Don’t Be Scared, But Be Smart

Don’t Be Scared, But Be Smart

I’ve written two posts now that deal in one way or another with travel to “dangerous” countries: A Quick Word on the Perceived Danger of Foreign Countries and Addressing Concerns Regarding Travel to Mexico....

Addressing Concerns Regarding Travel to Mexico

Addressing Concerns Regarding Travel to Mexico

Should you travel this summer to Mexico amid safety, algae and political concerns? Ah yes, the monthly travel advisory to Mexico. We’ve all read the headlines and we’ve all heard friends, family, and coworkers...

Guatemala: A Quick Word on Diversity

Guatemala: A Quick Word on Diversity

This is a slightly sensitive topic, so I hope I deal with it tactfully. Kristen mentioned on several occasions that she could feel stares as we walked down the street, whereas I did not....

And so it begins…

And so it begins…

Well, I did it. I finally caved to the advice of my friends, and took the plunge into travel blogging! While I have been traveling overseas here and there since I was 15, I...