How to Travel While Working a Full-Time Job
New York | January 19th, 2016

Because I work full time, people often wonder how I travel as much as I do while holding down a job that   …Read More

Wells of Life in Chad
Bir Dugul, Chad | January 17th, 2016

We couldn’t carry water with us since we were in the Sahara (and on the road) for 18 days, so like everyone   …Read More

Seashells in the Sahara
Mourdi Depression, Chad | January 10th, 2016

Christmas Day I saw a partridge in a pear tree. Only there wasn’t a pear tree, there were four partridges, and I   …Read More

Shit Show in Chad
Guelta of Aloba, Chad | December 21st, 2015

Look at this photo! These kids’ expressions! C’mon! Replace me with a high fashion model and you have a Vogue editorial shoot!   …Read More

Dust in the “Saharan Wind”
Bahr al Ghazal, Chad | December 29th, 2015

This photo is not altered. That is the sun. …Read More

My Great Date With Chad
N'Djamena, Chad | January 1st, 2016

I arrived safely back in D’jamena on December 31, 2015, and took my first shower since December 15. I was filthy…to put   …Read More

My Date with Chad
New York | December 11th, 2015

If you’re reading this after December 14th, I’ll be on holiday alone in Chad, a landlocked country that sits between Libya, Niger,   …Read More

Mile High Club
New York | December 7th, 2015

I once went to second base with a stranger on a plane. He was my seatmate on the red-eye from Los Angeles   …Read More

Have Your Shoes Ready and Butt Covered
New York | November 30th, 2015

Over the years I’ve developed rituals to help me tolerate fear and sleep easier when away from home. Some are fairly straightforward,   …Read More

Turkey Day Traditions, Slander Resort Style
Islamorada, Florida | November 24th, 2015

Thanksgiving day traditions come in all shapes and sizes….Wendy’s just happen to involve quesadillas, beer, and the Florida Keys. Continue   …Read More

Cobble Hill, Brooklyn or Bust
New York | November 1st, 2015

“If it’s not in my neighborhood of Cobble Hill, I’m not going. If it’s not in my apartment, I barely want to   …Read More

World Peace and Demi Moore in Jogya
Indonesia | November 18th, 2015

Why can’t we all just along? A timely read about world peace…and Demi Moore. Continue reading “World Peace and Demi   …Read More

How Not to be Stupid While Traveling
New York | November 10th, 2015

It’s easy to make dumb mistakes when traveling. Here are Wendy’s tips for how not to. Continue reading “How Not   …Read More

Losing Excess Baggage
New York | October 26th, 2015

A simple equation can help you become a light packer. Learn it then apply it to every item you are considering packing,   …Read More

Et tu, Toilet? Tips for Tackling Tricky Toilets
New York | October 19th, 2015

Whether the foe you face is a pit latrine, a hole in the ground, a long drop or squat toilet, a filthy   …Read More

How Not to See Panama in Six Days
New York | October 14th, 2015

Travel’s imperfections – whether brought on by your own hand  or another’s – open the door for serendipitous and unexpected adventures. These   …Read More

That Time a Rat Ate My Toothbrush
New York | September 29th, 2015

New York City’s Pizza Rat stole hearts and minds recently when he attempted to carry a piece of pizza down   …Read More

A wise person once said, “The difference between adventure and adversity is attitude.”When it comes to travel, no truer words have been   …Read More

How to Light a Match
Congo | September 15th, 2015

I woke to the sound of loud voices, people shouting, and hurried movements. I was stiff from sleeping curled up in a   …Read More

Lost and Found in Uganda
Uganda | September 10th, 2015

I’d spent the past couple days gorilla trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This afternoon, I decided to go wandering around Kanungu   …Read More

Packing Therapy In 10 Easy Steps
New York | September 3rd, 2015

I am an awesome packer. I pack light, never bring more than what fits in a carry-on, and always have what I   …Read More

I Travel Therefore I Am
New York | August 25th, 2015

I was three or four years old the first time I visited Disney World and rode “It’s a Small World.” I remember   …Read More

The Beaming Blue Lights
New York | September 17th, 2015

Tonight the two blue beaming, 9/11-memorial, Tribute in Lights returned. …Read More

It’s a Small World After All
USA | August 20th, 2015

Sometime ago I started following a woman on Instagram whose feed was just beautiful and compelling. Over time we became social media   …Read More

The Wild West town of Nyangatom
Ethiopia | July 16th, 2015

These are members of the Nyangatom (Yangatom)/Bumi (Bume) tribe, who live in the far south of Ethiopia, very close to the South   …Read More