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Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.


Halong Bay, Vietnam

Why travel bloggers are becoming more popular and important

Travel blogging has evolved into something more useful and important to how I spent my vacation.  One reason is obvious.  The internet has become more important in our lives each day.  New gadgets have made the internet more accessible.  Ipad, I-phone, and the expansion of wi-fi have made the internet mobile, and we can now […]


Five things to do in Borneo

Borneo is a place I have been fascinated with for a long time and a destination that is on my radar; however, Traveling Ted cannot be everywhere.  In order to give readers a little diversity in topics I am going to entertain some guest posters in the future. Readers might tire of cross-country skiing and […]


Adventure travel WTF moments and how to cope

Many times when adventure traveling across borders and cultures situations arise when the traveler is the last to know what is going on.  I call these adventure travel WTF moments. Due to a misunderstanding and a lack of communication derived from not understanding the language or the culture travelers become perplexed by events and do […]


Ten reasons to travel to Thailand

For those fortunate enough to have traveled to Thailand it is pretty high on their list of favorite countries for adventure. For those that have not been it is most often a country on their radar. This list is to get those travelers who have not been motivated to go. 10. Thai clothing Thailand is […]