Posts categorized: Sailing


My dear friend Eunique Fowler recently launched Stranded on Land, a website connecting travel and outdoor adventure sport enthusiasts. She was kind enough to invite me to be profiled on her site. Eunique recently embarked on a solo cross-country road trip from Miami to San Diego to put down roots on the West Coast and pursue a new passion. I can’t be more proud of her for having the courage to strike out on her own.   As someone who’s made similar […]

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So many boat moments. With my crew: Brett, Krista, Ted & Matt aboard Grand Banks

  It’s easy to forget that Manhattan is an island surrounded by water and one of the country’s earliest port cities when you’re tucked inside a cozy West Village bar or caught in the bright lights of Times Square. It was Melville who wrote in the opening chapter of Moby Dick, “There now is your insular city of the Manhattoes, belted round by wharves as Indian isles by coral reefs—commerce surrounds it with her surf. Right and left, the streets […]

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Dec 27

My Travel Wish List

Where in the world? Somewhere in the central Spanish mountainside.

2013 was a pretty incredible year of travel for me. Since launching the blog a year ago yesterday, a whole world of travel and writing opportunities opened up. I ventured abroad to Mexico, Curacao, Costa Rica and the Bahamas. Within the U.S., I visited my typical “second home” destinations of Key West, New York and Atlanta. I also visited best friends in Nashville and Pittsburgh. And I discovered a little more of the state of Florida with trips to Tampa, […]

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This leg of Ted’s trip made me the most jealous. That is, until I saw his photos in the south of France (wait until tomorrow!), which also made me faint with jealousy. I love boats and sailing, and one of my dream trips is to sail through Greece. Ted’s voyage along Turkey’s coast was basically living my dream. Enjoy! By Ted Donath Our seven-night sailing adventure began in Fethiye, a bustling port town on the southwest coast of Turkey. We took […]

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