A little over two decades ago, when a guy named Michael Stearns decided to leave his job as a corporate vice president to make a living as a road-building expert, he had no idea that the move would eventually become one of the most important of his life.
But it was just the beginning of what would turn out to be a life-changing, career-changing and life-altering career.
Michael Stears journey to becoming The Lad, which is one of our top-ranked travel articles ever.
Read moreAbout the Author: Michael Stiles is a writer and editor living in Washington, D.C. He is a former business development consultant, entrepreneur and speaker who has appeared on TV and on the radio, including on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, and CNN.
His passion is traveling, and he is an avid reader, and loves discovering interesting travel stories.
He also loves working out, playing sports and having fun.
Michael enjoys being outdoors and loves to hike, swim and ride a bike.
He has also been a writer for publications including National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly and other magazines.
He writes for the Huffington Post, and travels regularly with his wife, Jodi.
What’s The Lad?
The Lad is a monthly travel and lifestyle column that focuses on inspiring people to pursue their passions and find the most fulfilling, rewarding and life changing experiences.
The Lad takes readers on an exciting journey through America’s most beautiful cities and towns, where they’ll meet people from all walks of life, learn about their communities, and share their unique journeys.
The goal of The Lad is to inspire people to be the best they can be, whether it be as a parent, an entrepreneur, or just a traveler.
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