In this post, Julia tells us about her first day and night on the road, hitting MJK’s Merkin Osteria en route to the Phoenix show.
Adventure stories and articles about adventure.
The Tool-fan Ethnography Project: Who, What, and Really, Why?
Today I am going to tell you a little bit about this project, what exactly this project is, and what these Vagabond write-ups are and are not, so that you can know what to expect. Then, I’ll share just how we got started on it.
The Verbal Voyager Joins Vagabond Journey for Ironic Study of Tool’s Insufferable Fans
Hello Fellow Vagabonds! Are you ready to rock? 🤟 My name is Alexis, and I am an insufferable Tool fan. (“Hiii Alexis!”). I am an anthropologist ethnographer joining Vagabond Journey while I follow the rock band Tool for a number of shows on their current, quickly selling-out Fear Inoculum tour, doing an ethnographic study of [...]
What We Travel For
What it’s really all about.
They Made It: The New Silk Road Project Arrives In Yiwu
A 12,000 kilometer trans-Eurasian journey has come to an end.
Sometimes Magical Things Do Happen When you Travel……
It can be difficult to tell travel stories sometimes, to impress upon listeners the magic and mystery, and this story is but one example. I’ve told it dozens of times, sometimes a little bit drunken, sometimes to other travelers, and sometimes to myself if a day has become frustrating at work and I need an [...]
This Photo Got Me Arrested in Xinjiang
An off-hand snapshot landed the author in a police interrogation room in remote Xinjiang. Discover the tactics he used to break free.
WAYWARD WAYFARING: Lunatics, Dirty Little Girls, and a Violated Fruit Bag
A journey into Rajasthan turns into a downward spiral of misadventure — the India experience.
Without A Dime In Cyprus, Vagabonding The Hard Way
Left without a dime (seriously) on Cyprus, what’s a vagabond to do? Find out here.
On Being Dead In Ürgüp, or How I Survived Abroad Without Money
What would you do if you were traveling in a foreign country and all of a sudden had all of your money taken from you?