Category: Travel Tales

Travel Tales features essays, photos, podcasts, and journal entries from travel writers (and some wise traveling teddy bears) that will draw you in, make you laugh, cause you to shed a tear or two, but most of all, we hope will inspire you to get out, explore more, savor every bite, and then share your narrative with us. Travel is not something one does to check a box. It is that place where cultures, places, people and adventure intersect.

Travel Essays


Feeling like Pac-Man traveling in the age of coronavirus

Reading Time: 7 minutes The coronavirus upended the entire travel world seemingly in days. Hurrying out of Berlin, I felt like an evacuee – not that I really know what that feels like – but here I was being forced to leave somewhere I didn’t want to. I felt like Pac-Man scurrying away from the hungry ghost called COVID-19.

Travel Humor


My Travel Tales Podcasts


My Travel Tales with Luis Vargas of

Reading Time: < 1 minute Luis Vargas, founder of, talks with us about tranformative travel, curated experiential travel, and how his vision for a new type of travel company will help travelers connect with the intersections of art, music, food, culture, history, design, and fashion on a truly local level.

Traveling Teddy Bear Wisdom


Teddy Bear Wisdom: Travel with your best friend

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. Whoo and Tony believe it is so much fun to travel with your best friend. And, as you can tell, they are not exactly similar in style or even appearance though they have become the best of friends. And that is because they have learned to work together, listen to each other, encourage each other, and communicate openly and honestly.

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Travel Tales