My March Morocco trip came about when Dylan, a friend from college, suggested we take a trip with some leftover vacation days he had. As we combed through flights out of Dylan’s local JFK airport we noticed that roundtrip tickets to Casablanca, Morocco were as affordable as most other international flights. We were immediately intrigued. […]
An expenses report on the costs to travel in the Bahamas: what my partner and I spent in 1 week on Eleuthera Island over Valentines Week.
When you lose your phone in the Sahara Desert, you usually assume it’s gone forever. But that’s not always the case. Here’s the official story.
I found out about the ReDo Backpackers Hostel and Pub through Workaway when I was looking for a cool opportunity to spend a couple weeks in South Korea. When I came across Damien’s project (the founder of ReDo) I knew it was one I wanted to be involved with. This backpackers hostel is located on […]
As one of the best adventure hotspots in the world, Queenstown is on many a traveller’s bucket list. Packed full of world-class restaurants, adrenaline-pumping activities, and scenic walking trails, Queenstown is worth visiting whether you’re looking for a quiet retreat or a few weeks of thrilling adventure. Queenstown from Bob’s Peak. Photo Credit: Lawrence Murrain Flickr under […]
After a 9 day tour in Mongolia through the Central and Gobi region, I developed a serious list of things I wish I’d brought, things I’m thankful I had, and things I didn’t need to have stuffed in my bag. This tour was totally unlike any other travel I’d done, so it was a bit […]
I joined a Sunpath Mongolia tour for an 9-day, 8-night adventure through Central Mongolia and the Gobi region this September which was an adventure of a lifetime. Joined by three other travelers in my van, and several other tour groups along portions of the journey, we traveled about 2300 kilometers as we explored the changing […]
I’m doing it! I’m halfway through my round-the-world trip, maybe just a little more, and so far I’m surviving. Sometimes I’m even thriving! Sometimes not so much. I left on May 13 and I’m writing and posting this sometime in late August/early September. (I’m was zipping through Russia on a train, on the longest […]
I recently visited Copenhagen in Denmark and spent 3 nights in the Globalhagen Hostel. Although I wasn’t aware when I booked my bunk in their dorm room, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was a non-profit, volunteer-run hostel with a focus on sustainability and giving back to communities world-wide! If you’re looking for […]
Scandinavia is known for being one of the most expensive regions in the world. The three weeks I spent in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark did not do much to dispel this notion for me, personally. To give you an idea of the costs of travel in Scandinavia, I wanted to share my personal expenses over […]