MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – More than 500 travel bloggers from around the world have traveled to the Mall of America this weekend for a big event.

TBEX, or Travel Blog Exchange, is the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, new media content creators and social media travel industry professionals.

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Photographer and blogger Gary Arndt was among them.

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In March 2007, Arndt sold his house and has been traveling, blogging and taking photos around the world.  So far he has visited all seven continents and over 180 countries around the world.

Arndt joined Mid-Morning to discuss his travel experienced.

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To see his photos and read about his travels, visit his blog Everything, Everywhere online.