READ THIS: A Few Updates and Announcements!

Hey y’all, how’s it going? The nice thing about not being able to travel is that I’m finally able to catch up on things I probably should have already been doing. Since I’ve been traveling mostly full-time for the last four years, I’ve been focused mostly on adventuring instead of running this blog. It’s cool… Read More READ THIS: A Few Updates and Announcements!

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Vang Vieng to Hanoi: The Bus Ride From Hell | Travel Stories From Lockdown

I watched my phone in disgust as Ragnar Lothbrok prepared to perform the brutal form of torture known as the blood eagle on his rival, Jarl Borg. This cruel act involved flaying the skin of the victim’s back from top to bottom, and then peeling it off to the sides to resemble the wings of… Read More Vang Vieng to Hanoi: The Bus Ride From Hell | Travel Stories From Lockdown

5 Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Scotland

Although global travel restrictions to protect public health are still in place around the world, it doesn’t hurt to plan your future itinerary. And for people locked indoors, looking at places with beautiful countryside and lots of clean air is probably top of their list. If you’ve been eyeing Scotland as a possible future destination,… Read More 5 Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Scotland

The Best Archaeological Sites and Ruins in Peru

Peru is one of the cradles of civilization, although its historical significance is criminally overlooked. Most are familiar with the World Wonder of Machu Picchu. Not so many are aware that before the Inca conquered Peru, dozens of other Pre-Inca civilizations thrived in the region. From the Chachapoya and Chimu in the north to the… Read More The Best Archaeological Sites and Ruins in Peru

Camping Overnight at Whitaker Point, Ozark National Forest | Arkansas

After months in quarantine, an escape into the wilderness was much-needed. Our family vacation plans to Portugal or Poland were shot thanks to coronavirus, so we again settled for – drum roll, please – Branson. It isn’t exactly my scene, but desperate for an adventure, I started looking to Ozark National Forest. It was barely… Read More Camping Overnight at Whitaker Point, Ozark National Forest | Arkansas

A Spooky Scare At Spooky Gulch and Peekaboo Slot Canyons | Utah

A few years ago, I was a fresh-faced adventurer taking on the wild west for the first time. Not too far off from a Filipino Alexander Supertramp, I sought to conquer the great outdoors while being entirely unprepared to do so. Not even a week after dropping acid on my first dispersed camping trip, I… Read More A Spooky Scare At Spooky Gulch and Peekaboo Slot Canyons | Utah

Exploring Lunar Landscapes at Valle de la Luna | La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz is a weird city. Throughout my several visits to this bustling South American metropolis, that is the only thing that’s remained constant. I’ve gone through phases where I despised La Paz and phases where I’ve been obsessed with the place. The only thing I can say with certainty is that La Paz is… Read More Exploring Lunar Landscapes at Valle de la Luna | La Paz, Bolivia

Conquering the Santa Cruz Trek in Peru’s Huascaran National Park

The month I spent in Huaraz might have been my favorite of all my travels. In this small mountain town, I had everything I needed. World-class mountains, good friends from all over the planet, and an abundance of bars and clubs where I could celebrate each successful trek in the Andes. Out of the many… Read More Conquering the Santa Cruz Trek in Peru’s Huascaran National Park