I’ve been away from the ocean for too long, I thought to myself as I nursed a post-festival come-down. Nestled deep in the countryside of KwaZulu-Natal, I was hours away from the nearest ocean. A cold swim and a fresh breeze would be undeniably stellar. So instead of doing the sensible thing and moving north… Read More Spending The Weekend in a Xhosa Village In Coffee Bay: Photo Gallery
Yo, okay, so I’m going back to Europe this summer and this might be one of the toughest trips yet. After roughing it in South America, Latin America, and South East Asia for the past two years, I am making my triumphant return to a continent I once considered a bit too tame for me.… Read More 5 Summer Festivals in Spain You Can’t Miss
You know that scene in The Force Awakens when Rey flies over Takodana after living on Jakku her whole life? “I didn’t know there was this much green in the whole galaxy.” That’s exactly how I felt about Laos.… Read More Don’t Miss Out On Laos, South East Asia’s Most Overlooked Country
If one can fight through the unbearable heat of Granada, then there’s a lot to enjoy about this laid-back colonial town in Nicaragua. About an hour away from Managua, it is one of the go-to destinations for travelers flying in. Similar to how most travelers skip Guatemala City and go straight to Antigua, most travelers… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide To Granada, Nicaragua
Guest Post By Aby Nicole League What’s the best way of knowing about a culture? Do you need to earn a degree in anthropology, read every book on global culture in the library, or travel the world full-time? These methods can open your mind to cultural diversity, but not everybody has the time and budget… Read More Everything That Baffles Foreigners About The Philippines
After decades of tension. 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. With all of this being so recent, the question still stands for many Americans. Is Cuba safe? Having just come back from… 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
I’ve been to over 30 countries over the past few years, but it was only recently that I started backpacking. I was in Colombia on my first solo trip tagging along with some new backpacker friends that I made. It didn’t take long for me to decide that my mini suitcase was going to have… Read More Is Backpacking Right For You?
The sprawling metropolis of Mexico City is among the largest in the world, so you can guess how overwhelmed I was when I decided to turn my 5-hour layover into a measly three-day detour. My plane landed in Mexico City around midnight, and curious at what the wonders of Mexico City could possibly offer (and… Read More How to Spend Three Days in Mexico City