Travel Stories

Quitting My Job: Reflections on Five Months of Intentional Unemployment in the United States

I had a plan, I really did. I quit my full-time job in Austin in early December, 2015, and embarked on [...]

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Unplugging on Lord Howe Island (Photos)

Leslie Ziegler serves as an advisor to several start-up companies at the convergence of health and technology, and is the [...]

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Flying Halfway Around the World for Dinner: Culinary Wanderlust at Fäviken Magasinet

Leslie Ziegler serves as an advisor to several start-up companies at the convergence of health and technology, and is the [...]

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Saying Goodbye to Shanghai

As I sit here in the window seat of my bedroom on the 9th floor of one of Shanghai's many [...]

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A Wet and Muddy Motorbike Excursion in El Nido

A hunt for an off the beaten track beach in El Nido ended up being a rather dirty affair. After [...]

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How I Ended Up Half Naked in a Cave in Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines

The cave was slightly cool and damp. A challenging excursion, we slipped through tight orifice after tight orifice, squeezing left [...]

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Annnnd I Got a Parasite in Koh Rong, Cambodia

You know the worst thing that could happen? Well, it happened. Ok, so I'm exaggerating a little bit, but I [...]

Utopia Hostel in Sihanoukville, Cambodia: An Absolute Sh*t Show

Sihanoukville is a beach town in Cambodia that is, for lack of a more delicate way to put it, an [...]

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Things To Do in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (And How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off)

My friend Branden and I were visiting a newly renovated temple when we were approached by a friendly, English speaking [...]

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The Incredibly Friendly People of Ubud, Bali (Photos)

Ubud is a town in Bali famous for its striking rice terraces and thriving art community. I spent a day [...]