There's traveling, and then there's traveling in style. How you define "style" is up to you, of course, but to get from Battambang, Cambodia up to the town of Siem Reap (ក្រុងសៀមរាប) Masayo and I decided to forgo a bus or taxi and take a rickety old boat up the river. It wasn't luxury; it was better. It was traveling in style!
Battambang was nice but it was time to move on, and lucky for us the little Sangkae River runs right through the town and heads northeast towards the... [read more]
The great American road trip — now with diabetes! Three months, 15,000 miles, spectacular scenery,
and hundreds of blood sugar checks and insulin injections. Here's how it all went down.
Fundraiser! Give a donation to JDRF in this trip's name and help cure T1D.
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and some quests to find diabetes supplies in unlikely-looking pharmacies.
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Honest equipment reviews, tips for packing (including diabetes supplies), and
ideas for light, efficient travel.
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Photographic motivation for anyone who wants to get out and see how amazing the world is.