After 10 months on the road without consistent access to a gym or training facility, I was nervous about going to China. Despite being out of shape and generally tired from traveling, I was going to Qufu, a small town a few hours north of Shanghai, to live and film at the Shaolin Kung Fu […]
Million Ways to Live
While riding in a car through the mountains of Northeast Greece, a big smile stretched the muscles of my face. It is one of those moments that’s so unique and random you can’t help but imagine talking to your friends and family about it and simply saying, “you can’t make this stuff up.”
I’ve been on the road for more than nine months. Long-term travel and vagabonding is like living life on fast forward. Without the routines and familiarities, you’re constantly being challenged, stimulated, and tested. Lessons that would usually take months (or years) to learn seem to take days or even hours to set in. It’s the […]
Our Italian leg of the journey took us north to some beautiful seaside towns on the Adriatic Coast. Luke, back in his prime, played American football for the Italian league, and we wanted to film an episode about a football player on his old team.
Africa has always been the great unknown to me. I’ve heard so many different perspectives, stories, and experiences that I didn’t really know what to expect. Unfortunately, that lack of expectation led to fear and resulted in Claire and Jack going home to New Zealand while I ventured through Africa alone (well, not alone, but […]
When I think of Brazil so many things spring to mind: the Amazon, açaí, capoeira, beautiful beaches, and beautiful people. It has been my dream destination since I was a little girl. Our Million Ways to Live adventure took us to Brazil for nearly a month, and while I only got to experience a fraction of what […]
As expected, there have been plenty of ups and downs during our trip thus far, a beautiful combination of hook-ups and rip-offs that have a way of balancing each other out. As a group, we try not to dwell too long on the rip-offs or get too high on the hook-ups. But some things are […]
Our “Million Ways to Live” documentary series is taking us all over the world, to 32 countries in just over a year. There are four of us: Claire, Luke, our assistant Bensen, and Baby Jack, who’s taken to travel like a little duckling to water.
The time has finally come. It’s time to say a few final goodbyes, drive to the airport, and jump on a plane. You can try your best to stay cool, calm, and collected as you walk up to the check-in desk at the airport, but if you stay tuned into your body, you can subtly […]