Travel Writing


Two Laps book cover


I’m the author of the travel memoir Two Laps Around the World: Tales and Insights from a Life Sabbatical. It’s about taking a career break for a round-the-world trip, which I did twice (once in each direction).



Arizona Daily Star

Globally Aware Citizens Know their Geography

Matador Trips

World’s best stargazing destinations

Ideal places to watch the sun rise and set


Marveling at the life of the Sonoran Desert


A road trip through literary New England

Journey into the roots of American music

Presidential road trip through Virginia

Set aside time to visit these Boston baseball landmarks

Life abounds at these desert botanical gardens



Travel writing pieces from my blog:

Athenians, buses and automobiles

Impressions of Calcutta

Learning about Buddhism at a Himalayan temple

Public bathing in a Japanese onsen

Poetry of travel: Ancient ritual on the Ganges

Poetry of travel: A cafe by the Red Sea


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