Traveling Is Supposed To Be Hard And Hostels Make It Too Easy If you aren’t struggling every single moment of every single day, you are not immersing yourself deeply enough into the culture. Hostels are notorious for helping their guests organize transportation, future accommodations, guided tours, and anything else you can imagine. If you want… Read More 4 Major Reasons Why Staying In A Hostel Sucks
The size and chaos of Peru make it a country that can be quite overwhelming if you show up unprepared. It doesn’t help that Lima might be one of the craziest cities in South America. Lima is the main entry point for most travelers flying into Peru, but let’s be honest, all the good stuff… Read More Peru Hop Is The Best Way To Get Around Peru
I blindly flew into Bangkok this June with really no idea what I was getting myself into. I was in Asia for three months, tentatively flying out of Jakarta at the end of September. In my mind, I thought I could hit Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, before wrapping up in Indonesia. Of course, very… Read More My 10 Favorite Stops On My South East Asia Trip
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?
When it comes to the Full Moon Party, your squad is undeniably the most important thing. I’m talking make-or-break kind of thing. Trust me, I lost my squad within a few minutes of getting to the Full Moon Party and my time alone was not fun at all. Once I reunited with my squad, the… Read More The Dancing Elephants of Koh Phangan
I had to return to Bangkok a fourth time thanks to running out of pages in my passport. My meeting with the U.S. Embassy was in the early morning, so I decided to book a quiet, classy looking hostel within walking distance. I chose The Cube, a boutique hostel aiming for a Japanese sleeping capsule… Read More The Cube Hostel: An Ideal Escape From The Chaos of Bangkok
After two weeks on the islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, the leap back into the chaos of Bangkok was an immediate sensory overload. That’s what I craved. After giving myself a few days to readjust to the city life, I was ready to see more of Bangkok’s infamous neighborhoods and plunge myself back… Read More The Bangkok Chronicles Pt. 2: The Notorious B.K.K.
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
Thailand’s capital is renowned for its chaos but that chaos brought me a weird sense of comfort. Wayward souls are scattered throughout the entire city of Bangkok. As much as I can try to deny it, I was one of them. The same can be said of a lot of cities, filled with people who… Read More The Bangkok Chronicles: Good Kid, B.A.N.G. City