After graduating college, Bart moved to Argentina where he spent a year teaching English and then a year backpacking South America, traveling from the southern tip of the Argentine Patagonia to Cartagena on north coast of Colombia. After returning to the U.S. and getting a Master's degree in sociology, he moved to Mexico City, where he stayed for 4 years, working for a human rights organization for 2 years and as a researcher for the Washington Post for 2 years. Bart then worked for several Washington D.C.-based NGO’s doing social justice and environmental work in Central America. He started working regularly as a freelance travel writer in 2013, and since then he's been all over the world, bungee jumping in New Zealand, kayaking in Thailand, on safari in the Serengeti, scuba diving in Zanzibar, fly fishing in Cuba and hiking volcanoes in Indonesia. He is currently based in Burlington, Vermont where he enjoys mountain biking, water skiing, playing tennis, fishing, snow skiing and hiking with his dog, Kesey.