Like many capital cities in Asia, Hanoi is mistakenly seen as a stepping stone to better destinations. The rapidly-developing city is massive and full of things to do, yet most backpackers tend to just skim over it.… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide To Hanoi
Before I started traveling nearly full-time, the measure of my travel experiences was always summed up by the number of countries I had crossed off. Lately, I’ve begun realizing how meaningless that number actually is. Let me clarify that this isn’t a stab at knowing how many countries you’ve been to, but the mindset of… Read More Let’s Stop Encouraging The “Counting Countries” Style of Traveling
I know this blog is called “the partying traveler” and Amsterdam has a reputation for being one of the world’s top party destinations, but I figured every other blog out there has already beaten Amsterdam’s party scene into the ground. Amsterdam’s red light district, hookers, and weed are definitely the first things that come to… Read More 5 Wholesome Things To Do In Amsterdam
New Year’s Eve in Times Square is the world’s most famous New Year’s celebration. Watching the ball drop, jamming to the musical performances, and joining more than a million people filling a tiny area of New York City seems like a great way to ring in the New Year. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime kind of thing.… Read More Is New Year’s Eve in Times Square Worth It?
So… you’re headed to Boracay for the first time and you don’t really know what to expect. Well, before anything else, let me commend you for including the island in your travel plans since it is one of the Philippines’ biggest tourist draws and ideal if you want some all-out summer fun. It’s better if… Read More So, You’re Headed to Boracay for the First Time…
For any traveler making their way through Europe, Asia, South America, and even Central America, staying at a hostel is not only budget-friendly but extremely fun. So far, in the hostels I’ve stayed in at the U.S., it can barely even be considered budget-friendly. While some people cringe at the idea of sharing rooms with… Read More When Will Hostel Culture Catch On In The U.S.?
Thailand’s small hippie commune in the north has become a legendary stopover for backpackers. You can’t even bring up going to Chiangmai without someone immediately butting in and saying “dude, you have to go Pai!” Everyone who has been to Pai speaks so fondly of their time there, but what was the big deal? What… Read More Why Does Everyone Love Pai So Much?
Avoid these common and regrettable travel mistakes to ensure you never have to learn the hard way.… Read More Top 5 Mistakes People Make While Traveling
Okay, full disclosure, but you should probably consult a doctor before starting this diet, but let me tell ya, it works!!! I left the Philippines borderline obese after staying with my grandma for a few days and getting fed beyond my wildest dreams. I would barely be done eating breakfast before lunch would be served,… Read More How I Lost 10 Pounds In A Week: The Cambodian River Water Diet
Thailand’s world-renowned Full Moon Party is perhaps one of the craziest parties on Earth. Tens of thousands of people pack a short strip of beach on Koh Phangan for a wild night of dancing, drinking, and debauchery. It is an incredible night and it is no surprise why so many travelers make their way to… Read More The Comprehensive Guide To Surviving The Full Moon Party