I’m a Traveler. AND a Tourist.

“A person who travels.” Can you guess whether that is the definition of a tourist […]

By |January 17th, 2014|Featured, Tips and Trends, Travel|23 Comments

Friday Photos (#FriFotos): I’m on a Boat Edition

It’s Friday, which can only mean one thing. Okay, maybe it means a few things, […]

By |July 19th, 2013|Featured, Tips and Trends, Travel|3 Comments

Off the Grid (and Land) on Lake Powell

“I bet Charlton Heston came here,” I firmly stated as I got out of the […]

By |July 17th, 2013|Featured, Travel, US (West Coast)|0 Comments

5 National Parks You May Have Never Visited

Quick, name five national parks in America not named the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, or Yellowstone. […]

By |April 20th, 2013|Featured, Tips and Trends, Travel|15 Comments

Experiencing Alaska By Cruise Ship

It has been mere days since I disembarked Norwegian Jewel, making it both my first […]

By |July 28th, 2012|Featured, Travel, US (West Coast)|4 Comments

First Impressions of Alaska: Big and Beautiful

There are just some destinations that it seems like everyone says that you have to […]

By |July 23rd, 2012|Featured, Travel, US (West Coast)|11 Comments

A Photo Essay of Alaska From an Alaskan Cruise

“Alaska is nothing to look at.” File that under things you aren’t likely to hear […]

By |July 20th, 2012|Featured, Travel, US (West Coast)|17 Comments

If Not All Who Wander Are Lost, Where Are They Going?

As I begin to merge with traffic and approach the bridge, I begin to slow […]

By |June 14th, 2012|Featured, Philosophy, Travel|17 Comments

An Interview with Norwegian Cruise Line Crew Members

My summer of travel has arrived; what I’m dubbing the “Summer of Spence”, in true […]

By |June 6th, 2012|Featured, Tips and Trends, Travel|1 Comment

The One-Way Ticket to San Francisco I Never Came Back From

“What’s your final destination today Mr. Spellman?” It’s a question I’m asked every single time […]

By |May 21st, 2012|Featured, Philosophy, Travel|14 Comments