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My Travel and Blogaversary: Year Two

Yesterday marked a very special anniversary for me: Two years of remote self-employment, two years blogging away here at Alex in Wanderland, and two years of living nomadically. It’s been a trip, in every sense of the word. From attempting drysuit diving in the frigid waters of Iceland to becoming a Divemaster in the warm seas of Indonesia, from throwing back $15 cocktails at a private VIP room in... read more

The Great Escape: Month 13 Roundup

I recently learned that some of my readers skip past the monthly roundup, thinking its simply a recap of info they’ve read before. Au contraire! My roundups are usually filled with anecdotes, private little moments, and thoughts that are found nowhere else on this blog. Month Twelve’s post was particularly juicy and poignant — if I were to do a roundup of roundups, it would be my best yet.... read more

TBEX’12: A Weekend of Inspiration and Altitude

As the car pulled higher above sea level through the hills of Colorado, the lack of oxygen made the jokes of my fellow travel bloggers even more hilarious. After a few days warming up in Denver, I was so ready to try out this whole travel blogging conference thing. TBEX is the first of its kind. What started as a small gathering of bloggers one year in Chicago had transformed four years later to an... read more

Getting Down in Denver

Just a few days after watching my friends get married in Philadelphia, I was on a plane headed to Keystone, Colorado for my very first Travel Blogger’s Exchange. TBEX, as it’s known, is the world’s largest travel blogging conference, an event that brings together more than 800 travel media enthusiasts for a weekend of conferences, networking, and of course — travel. But we’ll... read more

Photo of the Week 53

This week I’m in Colorado taking part in my first TBEX, the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers. I am physically exhausted but mentally I’m buzzing on community energy, inspiration, and altitude (the welcome party was held atop a nearly 12,000 foot-above-sea-level mountain!) I can’t wait to post more about Denver and Keystone and of course about the conference itself. For... read more