Was it the malaria pills, the earthquake, or an idiot guy that was making me so sick??Read more
Traveling is my #1 favorite hobby for so many reasons. The Eiffel Tower in Paris, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey in London, Sydney Opera House, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and The Great Wall of China – just to name a few. Great sights and famous landmarks is a given when traveling. But aside from the legendary attractions, what I love most about traveling and experiencing new places, is living like a local: finding hole-in-the-wall restaurants and bars that aren’t in a travel book. Whether it’s a great cheeseburger with everything on it but the kitchen sink, fantastic ice cream that tastes as if you’re eating a silky-sweet-cloud, or a bar that adds a new exotic beer to their menu every year, the hole-in-the-wall places are what make cities extraordinary.
This is dedicated to the life I live as a quasi-local in whatever city I happen to come across, living frugally, and the local gold mines and other various neighboring activities that I find in specific cities.
Checked into an awesome hostel called Flutterby House in Uvita. Showered, settled in, grabbed a beer, and then… Shit… Wait… How strong is the beer??? I feel dizzy…. I looked around and everyone else wasRead more
One would think that speaking English to another native English speaker would be 100% natural… Well, it’s not when there are so many words that are completely different! Here is a list to help you!Read more
What if traveling helped more than just mental health? Here’s a theory that constant travel physically contributes to a longer, healthier life.Read more
A running list of my top cities of all time! Places that I’ve visited, didn’t want to leave, and could see myself seriously living there in the future! . . . .Read more
What happens when a travel-enthusiast with itchy feet and a completely content homebody live under the same roof? Point-blank conversations that are surprisingly similar to the 5 Stages of Grief. I guess anyone going through this metamorphosis grieves the loss of their old life – no matter how awesome their life already was.Read more
A drunk guy on a bicycle, crashing, yelling, blood, police, and confused locals, all make for a very good learning situation for me. What you MUST know about being in another country in an emergency situation!Read more
I know a lot of people that care about self-sustainable ways of living and care about mother nature, but I can’t really say that about whole CITIES. Until now. Below is a list of cities that have got the right idea and are doing sustainability right! Hopefully word will spread and these awesome ideas will catch on in other cities around the world. Let’s follow the lead of these global front-runners of sustainability and healthier living! :)Read more
Bolivia is to become the first country in the world to give nature comprehensive legal rights in an effort to halt climate change and the exploitation of the natural world, and to improve quality of life for the Bolivian people.Read more
“We have been called many things. Travelers, by default. But we like to be called nomads. Explorers. Vagabonds. Adventurers. Wayfarers. Modern gypsies. Wanderers. We’ve adopted them all. A growing breed of humans with restless feetRead more