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Don’t Tell Mom, I’ve Been Sleeping with Gypsies

And it’s not at all what you think. This is a photo essay from the time I ended up eating dinner and staying the night with a gypsy family in […]

This Week on SHABL: Taking a Ride on a Greyhound Bus – Orange County to San Francisco

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hey SHABL, When you hear “Greyhound bus”, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Ghetto? Shadiness? Halfway house on wheels? […]

This Week on SHABL: Talking to Strangers…Breakfast with the Businessman from Moscow

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… A couple weeks ago I talked about going with your gut in order to avoid bad or potentially life threatening situations when traveling; […]

This Week on SHABL: On Couchsurfing, Kidnapping and Back-up Plans

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, Envision yourself in this situation for just a moment: you are sitting on a bus on your way to a […]

This Week on SHABL: Don’t Believe the Hype About Tiraspol, Transnistria

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hi guys, This is going to be a strange post because it’s about a strange situation so let me just dive right […]

This Week on SHABL: The Art of the Layover – One Night in Tallinn

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… This post is part of the mini-series I’m going to call The Art of the Layover. Googled it to make sure no […]

This Week on SHABL: Who is The Blonde Gypsy?

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello again SHABL, As the year is almost over, I would also like to dedicate a post recounting my adventures in 2011, […]

Lost in Transylvania: Day Trip to Sighisoara

It was a toss up between going to Sibiu or to Sighisoara on my next “big day out” from Brasov. I really wanted to go to Sibiu because it was […]

Lost in Transylvania: Day Trip to Bran and Rasnov, Romania

Exploring Transylvania was a good time, albeit a busy time. Three nights based in Brasov proved to be not enough to see everything, but I am quite proud of my […]