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Stairway to the Cloud Pyramid

Stairway to the Cloud Pyramid

Dave's latest blog post for Singapore Airlines: A middle-of-the-night climb with pilgrims in Sri Lanka
Fossil Hunting in Svalbard

Fossil Hunting in Svalbard

Fossils don’t form in frigid environments. So why is this arctic archipelago full of them? Guest Globejotter Kattina Rabdau-Fox explains.
Welcome to Svalbard: The Northernmost Year-Round Settlement on the Planet

Welcome to Svalbard: The Northernmost Year-Round Settlement on the Planet

This arctic archipelago is just 830 miles south of the North Pole.
Bob Dylan vs. the Swedish Chef

Bob Dylan vs. the Swedish Chef

Would a rock-and-roll legend really play in a small, fjordside village on the south coast of Norway? And is he related to a Scandinavian Muppet?
A Lucky Strike in France

A Lucky Strike in France

If you want to become a travel writer, be ready to jump when you discover a timely story.
Congratulations Algeria!

Congratulations Algeria!

I watched the World Cup with you. We all won a little bit.
Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Multilingual motoring in Alsace and Burgundy: If you get lost, blame the Romans or the Martians.
A Soggy Beginning

A Soggy Beginning

Waterlogged luggage and a violent storm: Welcome to Germany!
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Writers’ Guidelines: Be a Globejotter!

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Bangkok Under Siege!

Bangkok Under Siege!

A Globejotting Exclusive: Order will not be restored in Thailand until military takes control of airport loud-squeakers.

A Comedy Hero’s Sad Silence

A Comedy Hero’s Sad Silence

Fearful for his family's safety, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef goes off the air, but his message is still loud.

Dave’s European Travel Schedule

Dave’s European Travel Schedule

Globejotting goes mobile again this summer with a trip through Germany, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, and the extreme Arctic.

Through June 7: Huge Discount on Dave’s New Travel Writing Video Course

Through June 7: Huge Discount on Dave’s New Travel Writing Video Course

Get Dave's new online travel writing course and you'll get it at a crazy-low price ... but you must be fast!

Latest Newsletter: Halfway Through a Double Marathon

Latest Newsletter: Halfway Through a Double Marathon

Moving day stress, a new travel writing course, summer in the Arctic, and sexy sea turtles.

Perspective

Perspective

How could we lose a giant airplane in an ocean? As this 2005 blog post, uploaded from a ship in the middle of the Pacific, ponders, we're smaller than we realize.
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Flashbacks

Le Tour de Rants

Le Tour de Rants

The Tour de France is a thrilling event in which sporty men with names like Lance attempt to ride bicycles through French villages without getting hit by camera crews on motorbikes.
Elude Your Inner Censor

Elude Your Inner Censor

Travel journaling tip: Writing about your outer journey is often easier than writing about your inner journey because of a little creature in your head called your "Inner Censor."
Finnish Saunas: The Naked Truth

Finnish Saunas: The Naked Truth

"I was sitting alone, screamingly naked in a public place, not sure if I was supposed to be naked in this public place."