From its tall and narrow alleyways to its colorful classic cars, exploring Havana is like having walked through another dimension and accidentally ending up in the past. The colorful pastels of the buildings all over Old Havana are vibrant and enchanting. The abundance of plazas and squares filled with unique architecture guarantee that you’ll never… Read More Havana, Cuba Photo Gallery
I flew into Guatemala City groggy and frustrated. My flight had been delayed over and over and over again, and slowly, my hopes of spending the night planning and preparing for Guatemala disintegrated. Instead of arriving early with plenty of time to sort out an agenda of sorts for the following days, the plane landed… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide to Antigua, Guatemala
It doesn’t really feel like it, but I’ve been back from my two month Central American ( + Cuba) trip for over a month now. I was supposed to only have two weeks to relax before jetting off to the Philippines for a big family reunion, but unfortunately got held up by visa requirements for… Read More 10 Day Countdown Until My Big Southeast Asia Backpacking Trip
The wide open road. Alone time. Complete control over what music you get to play in the car. Going on a road trip alone can be one of the best adventures you can take. You don’t need to cater to anyone besides yourself, which means you can leave as soon as you want. You can… Read More Solo Road Trips: Things You Need To Know Before Embarking
Snow-capped mountains, dense jungles, thousands of miles of beautiful ocean coastline, delicious food, and hordes of alpacas. Peru is one of my favorite countries, and of all my backpacking trips, my time spent in Peru measures highly. Backpacking in Peru is fantastic not only because of how incredible the country is, but how smooth and… Read More Quick Guide For Backpackers Going To Peru
After decades of tensions between the U.S. and our island neighbors to the south, diplomacy, trade, and tourism are beginning to make their ways back as our battered relationship begins the healing process. Having just come back from Cuba, I can tell you in hindsight that this is such a silly question, but I definitely… Read More Is Traveling To Cuba Safe For Americans?
It’s been a year since I started this blog, a year since I graduated from college, and a year since I got too scared to commit to a full-time job and decided to start traveling instead. I was only 21 years old and made a decent amount of money from my online work and businesses… Read More Looking Back On One Year Of Full-Time Traveling