Just one of many Explorations, I designed this chessboard after wondering why chessboards have to be flat. Start with “why?” and you never know where you’ll end
Here you’ll find insights and observations on what I’m learning as I try new experiences and offer exercises, experiments and expeditions for you to try as well.
Think of it as behind-the-scenes explorations on new ways of learning by learning new things.
Our starting Explorations are in Food, Photography, The Art of Craft and, of course, Travel.
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Not every meaningful trip requires you go far or travel for a long time. The impact is measured by what you become as a result of the trip as my son found out when creating a new kind of surf board for a contest for creators and innovators.
We all seem drawn to taking sunset photographs, especially on trips. But often the results disappoint. Here are 10 tips on how to take better sunset photographs.
The end of the day often defines our day, especially on a trip such as this one to the beach towns of Santa Teresa and Mal Pais, Costa Rica where sunsets are more than the passing of day into night.
We’re fascinated by ruins for many reasons but ultimately it comes down to this: Ruins are beautiful and they reveal the one thing that is left behind after everything else is worn away: character.
From places as diverse as an old hospital in Nicaragua to the famous temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, here are five reasons why ruins fascinate us and why crumbling edifices from the past intrigue us…and may even teach us some lessons for the present.
New York is a nice place to visit but one you might not want to live in. However, if you approach places like that as if you did live there, you can uncover a whole new way to travel.