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Taylor Michie

Blog Entries by Taylor Michie

Onboard a Volvo Ocean Race Boat

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2012 | 9:35 AM

The Volvo Ocean Race is currently in its final stages, as teams make their way back across the Atlantic to Portugal, the the third-to-last stopover in this edition of the race. Since November of last year, six boats have been racing around the world in a 39,000 nautical-mile competition that...

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Why Everyone Should Travel Globally as a Teenager

(33) Comments | Posted February 29, 2012 | 8:36 AM

As I detailed in my last post, Morocco was one of the coolest places I've ever visited. Before Morocco, my farthest journey from home previously was to San Francisco, a great city that I absolutely love, but not one that compares to the sights and sounds of Morocco.

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Volvo Ocean Race Brings Prestige, Profit to Sailing

(1) Comments | Posted November 1, 2011 | 9:29 AM

On November 5, the 2011-2012 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will begin. Those who possess a refined, preppy idea of sailing will be disappointed that the sailors are wearing spray gear instead of Sperrys.

The Volvo Ocean Race has been around since 1973, when it was called the...

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Living it Up in Morocco

(2) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 12:16 AM

When I first was asked by my parents if I had any interest in going to Africa, I didn't even know what to say. In fact, I was surprised that they were even asking. I was the kid who wanted to shun school and travel the world. I wanted to...

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