Coming back to the states was a strange feeling. I didn’t want to come back… at all honestly. But there were a few reasons I felt I had to. The first was the two of my incredibly inspiring and amazing friends were about to have a bad-ass wedding in Denver (and who wouldn’t use any … Continue reading But How Do You Afford To Travel Around The World?!
I was about to spend a week in Bangkok (and the first of three visits), but I really had no idea what to expect. I had heard that it was a little overwhelming so I wanted to be sure I was ready for it. However, I feel like there was still so much I didn't … Continue reading Bangkok: How to Overcome Asia’s Sin City
Ok so I didn't love the Thai islands. It's true. But northern Thailand was a totally different world. Northern Thailand might have changed my mind about this country. I flew from Krabi directly into Chiang Mai, and upon arrival, saw the same amount of western backpackers. But this time, it was calm, quite, and they … Continue reading How a Country-Wide Water Gun Fight Made Me Love Thailand
Quick note before I begin this post: This might be a little bit of a rant and I apologize beforehand. If you refer to yourself as a backpacker, if you are obsessed with the Thai islands, if you overly love to party, etc. be ready to be slightly offended. But it's time you realize something, … Continue reading I’m Not a Backpacker; I’m Just Traveling with Backpacks
Day 58. I was cutting it close. After missing my first flight to Singapore… Wait, quick side note. So I had my first visa run flight booked before I even got to Indonesia (since I had to have proof of departure for the type of visa I was applying for). Fast forward two months, and … Continue reading 48 Hours in Singapore: The (Almost Missed) Visa Run
It’s been such a whirlwind of a month. I never thought moving to Indonesia for any amount of time would ever happen but it did and now I can’t imagine ever leaving. Life changes a lot. Within one day, your entire path can switch. And that’s happened to me quite a bit lately. I went … Continue reading Featured Travel Interview: From Married To Morocco
Here’s the deal: I REFUSE to check bags. I mean, absolutely refuse. The type of stubbornness that is equivalent to the guy that got arrested for putting on something like 100 items of clothing to avoid checking his bag… THAT type of stubbornness. Let’s rewind to when this insecurity with checked bags all started. I … Continue reading How I Moved Across The World With Two Carry-Ons