This is not meant to be a list of the “best travel books or writers.” It is simply a list of those books that quickened my pulse at the thought of travel and adventures in foreign lands. These are the books that inspired and fostered my wanderlust:
People often ask me why I travel so much. I don’t usually ask them why they stay home so much.Â I mean, there are so many places to see and experience, I can’t imagine NOT traveling.Â But when you decide to travel around the world, folks want to know why.
Watch out Spaniards, Central Americans and South Americans I will be coming to your countries soon. And yes, the rumors are true. Iâ€™m learning Spanish.Â I’m looking forward to butchering your language with reckless abandon. I donâ€™t believe in doing things half-assed so Iâ€™ve set a goal of becoming
Iâ€™ve always kinda, sorta, but not really wanted to run a marathon. I much prefer picking up heavy things (me, dead-lifting 400lbs) and impersonating Hulk Hogan. However, running a marathon is one of those things thatâ€™s been sitting around on my bucket list for a long time. Mostly because I hate running!
In the fall, of â€™07, I decided to start a lifestyle experiment. I would get rid of my car and live a car free existence. Not because Iâ€™m some sort of environmental crusader (not that I have anything against them), I just donâ€™t want credit for that sort of thing when itâ€™s not my intrinsic