Exploring the Mornington Peninsula (On a Budget)

A four-day road trip on the Mornington Peninsula with a budget & a campervan. … More Exploring the Mornington Peninsula (On a Budget)

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Perseverance Pays Off: Returning to Antarctica

>>Have you checked out the new blog? You can read this post in it’s original format over there.<< Last year, I sailed to Antarctica for the first time in my life and I fell in love. In love with the mysterious black mountains; the electric blue ice; the thundering glaciers; the goofy penguins; the formidable leopard seals; … More Perseverance Pays Off: Returning to Antarctica

The New Vagabondist

Hello friends, it’s been almost two years since I first launched the Vagabondist. A lot has happened during those years– my 3 month trip to South America ended up lasting more than a year because I joined the crew of a sailboat exploring Patagonia, I sailed as crew to Antarctica aboard a 104-year old fully-rigged barque, and I started working as an expedition … More The New Vagabondist

The Midnight Sun Rises Over Greenland

I’m sitting on a plane floating 36,000 feet above the North Atlantic Ocean: the redeye to Reykjavik, Iceland. I can never sleep on these overnight flights, especially not this one.  I’ve been routinely checking the in-flight tracker, waiting to cross over Greenland. Sometime around 0400 local time, just as the tiny plane icon on the screen begins … More The Midnight Sun Rises Over Greenland

What’s Next: Alaska

I haven’t been on the road for about 7 weeks. Which is more than long enough to spend in one place. Thankfully, I’ll be packing my bags in the next few days and heading off to my next destination: Alaska! I have dreamed of working in Alaska for years, and I am still pinching myself that I will be living … More What’s Next: Alaska