Author Archive: Scott Stoll

Scott Stoll

Scott Stoll

My claim to fame is that I rode a bicycle around the world and wrote some books. More about me.
Scott riding his bicycle on Mars. The background is actual Mars, and the photo of Scott is from Tibet.
Scott's Adventures

Scott’s name lands on Mars

Aboard the Perseverance is my name, “Scott Stoll,” engraved on a silicon chip. Does that make me an astronaut? Are dreams written in stone — or silicon?

Underground kayaking Kentucky
Ideas

The Big Scotty Five-Oh!

A weekend in Red River Gorge, near the Adventure Capital of Kentucky, gave me time to think about what I’ve achieved in my life so far.

Bahamas license plates art 20200225 0171
Ideas

The Untold Stories

When I was younger, I wanted to do something never done before. I wanted to conquer the world and stand on the tallest mountain. As I grow older, I see every day as a new adventure.

A close up photo of the Bahamas' pink sand beach and cockle shell.
Ideas

A reverse psychology trick for depression

You will be surprised what you discover with this reverse psychology trick that we can use on our “bad” emotions, whether that be depression or anything else.

Venice Canal Historic District, Italy.
Planning

A Checklist of What to Do Before Your European Tour

Europe is a large continent with many different countries and cultures to explore and experience. This is what makes it a very enticing travel destination for many vacationers. However, before you jump on a plane, it is important to ensure you are prepared with a checklist of your essentials before traveling. Tickets When you are

adventures before social media
Guest Adventures

Adventures before the era of blogs

When Scott’s first adventure-travel website, theArgonauts.com, came online in 1999, our vision was to give adventurers a forum to share their adventures in real-time — as they were happening!

Two contradicting memes side-by-side. Batman slapping Robin telling him, "Happiness is a choice." And a sad dog thinking people don't understand that depression is not a choice. ."
Ideas

Happiness is a choice, or is it?

Welcome to part 3 in my series on depression. Today, we will discuss whether happiness is a choice or not. And I will give you two more simple solutions to feeling better right now.

Do cats get depressed
Ideas

Is depression bad?

Is depression bad or good, abnormal or normal? Is depression a bodily sensation or an emotional feeling? The answer will surprise you and help you feel better.

Survivor Logo Scott Stoll
Scott's Adventures

Survivor Audition Tape

My third video application for the Survivor TV show including a never-before-seen strategy, and funny excerpts from my 11-year-old, handwritten application.

A packing list from a bicycle tour guide in 1897. See the article to read the complete list.
Ideas

A bicycle touring packing list from 1897

Times have changed! Both culture and technology. How many of these items from the Victorian era would you include on your cycle touring packing list?

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