The Death of Qaboos

The Death of Qaboos

Qaboos bin Said al-Said, the Sultan of Oman, passed away on January 10th, 2020. Kind of a big deal for the people of Oman and the Middle East. The rest of the world? Not so much. But the fact is, the region lost its longest ruling leader. One of the wisest, most...

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The Journey

The Journey

On September 3, 2015, I embarked on a ridiculously ambitious solo adventure that took me to 25 countries on five continents, roughly 34,000 miles, traveling on two ships and nine flights, in just 94 days. From my home city of Tampa, Florida, my adventure began with a...

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Time Travel

Time Travel

    On October 9, 2015, my fellow passengers and I transited south through the Suez Canal, from Port Said on the Mediterranean to the Gulf of Suez. Just as the ms Ryndam was entering the Red Sea, we turned 90 degrees to port and headed northeast into the...

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