Travel Tales & Tips

New Online Course: Deep Travel

New Online Course: Deep Travel

Have adventures no guidebook can tell you about! Discover how to embrace culture shock and plunge deep into amazing travel experiences.
Catch the New Globejotting Travel Show on Expat Radio!

Catch the New Globejotting Travel Show on Expat Radio!

Episode one debuts Tuesday, October 31, and repeats on Monday, November 6.
Walrus on a Motorbike

Walrus on a Motorbike

Hundreds of eggs in Saigon rush hour. What could possibly go wrong?
Driving Me Hazy in the Philippines

Driving Me Hazy in the Philippines

Guest Globejotter Jerry F. Smith dodges jeepneys and chickens on a wild, smoke-choked motorcycle ride in the Philippines.
Obituary: In Loving Memory of Herman the Flip-Flop (2009-2017)

Obituary: In Loving Memory of Herman the Flip-Flop (2009-2017)

"My flip-flop's death is not a tragedy," says travel writer Dave Fox. "He had an extraordinarily full life."
Morning Wine and Handshakes: French Village Pub Life Could Be Habit-Forming

Morning Wine and Handshakes: French Village Pub Life Could Be Habit-Forming

In small-town Brittany, the local watering hole is everybody's second living room.
Bà Sáu’s Bia Hơi: Interview with a Bùi Viện Street Beer Legend

Bà Sáu’s Bia Hơi: Interview with a Bùi Viện Street Beer Legend

Foreigners tore her world to shreds. Today, she welcomes them.
Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Stalled on a creative project? A solo getaway can fix that! Dave reports from Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Welcome to the Kaleidoscope

The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Welcome to the Kaleidoscope

The opening scene from Dave's forthcoming book about the stories beneath the surface in Saigon's backpacker ghetto.