Hike Your Own HikeThe WanderLearn Series is about wandering throughout the world and sharing the lessons from the journey. When we wander out of our normal paths, we learn about the world and about ourselves. The purpose of this book series is to share those lessons. You may not have the time, money, or freedom to travel extensively, but if you're curious to read more than just a simple travelogue, this series is for you.

Hike Your Own Hike: 7 Life Lessons from Backpacking Across America

Hike Your Own Hike is about hiking the entire Appalachian Trail and sharing seven key lessons that you can apply to your every day life. It's filled with practical ideas as well as fun anecdotes from the trail.

It's now available as an audiobook and an ebook!

The Hidden EuropeThe Hidden Europe: What Eastern Europeans Can Teach Us

Whereas Hike Your Own Hike focuses more on personal development, The Hidden Europe is much more about the journey. Although each chapter ends with a one-page summary of the practical lessons you can learn from an Eastern European country, it's really a travelogue on steroids. It's four times longer than Hike Your Own Hike, yet priced almost the same!

The Unseen AfricaThe Unseen Africa book

This book will be the result of spending three years traveling in all countries in Africa. I plan to do the trip in 2013-2018 and the book should be available in 2020.