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The Great Escape: Month 14 and 15 Roundup

Since I left home for my Great Escape, I’ve been doing monthly roundups of my adventures filled with anecdotes, private little moments, and thoughts that are found no where else on this blog.As this site is not just a resource for other travelers but also my own personal travel diary, I like to take some time to reflect on not just what I did, but how I felt. You can read my previous roundups here: Month... read more

My Guilty Pleasure Destination: Myrtle Beach

Do you guys have a guilty pleasure vacation destination? It’s kind of like a guilty pleasure television show — it has few educational or cultural or mind-expanding properties, and some of it may even be in poor taste. But it’s fun and it’s bright and it just feels so damn good. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is mine. I’ve been going there since I was about 13 with my best... read more

Photo of the Week 62

I have become something of a professional vacationer lately. I’ve hopped from Martha’s Vineyard straight to Myrtle Beach where I’m beach bumming all day and dancing all night with friends from Albany. While both destinations may be East Coast hot spots, they could not be any more different. It’s quite the contrast. This is probably my seventh time here over the years; a recurring... read more