Brasov, Romania

My Favorite Travel Destinations In Eastern Europe

Derek Albania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine 78 Comments

Two nights ago, my fourth Wandering Earl Tour officially came to an end. Our group of ten mighty fine individuals wined (drank beer actually) and dined for the last time together after having traveled around Romania and Moldova for the past two weeks. And while I genuinely hope that everyone on the tour enjoyed their experience in this part of …

Beach at Sayulita, Mexico

My ‘Travel Date’ With A Guy Named Kaji

Derek Bulgaria, Everything Else 44 Comments

Anyone who has spent even a short amount of time traveling would certainly be familiar with the ‘travel date’. This is when we actively seek out another traveler to spend time with despite knowing that we will end up having the exact same conversation, one that revolves around a very typical set of questions, that we’ve had thousands of times …