I just got back from this temple a few hours ago and I still can’t get over how amazing the entire place is. From the 100 foot tall statue at the top to the gorgeous pagodas and extravagant interiors, Kek Lok Si deserves to be on everyone’s travel list. The sad part is, I almost convinced… Read More Kek Lok Si Travel Guide – Penang, Malaysia
The first time I ever stayed at a party hostel, I was 20 years old and in love with everything about it. I was at the age where I could drink all night, go to bed at 6 AM, and still be ready to go and explore the city by noon. I could sleep through… Read More The Pros and Cons Of Party Hostels
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
As much as I love winging trips and choosing my adventures on the fly, I have to admit that I waste a lot of time wondering what I should do once I actually get to my destination. It would save a lot of sitting around if I could effortlessly plan my trip ahead of time.… Read More Jet Journal Is A Must-Have App For Any Traveler
Man, I really struggled in Bolivia. Being sick the entire time, terrifying transportation experiences, and more rude locals than I’d met in all of South America up to that point certainly didn’t help. After having a glorious fairy-tale time in Peru, I decided to cross the border and give Bolivia a try. It can’t be… Read More In Hindsight, Maybe La Paz Wasn’t As Terrible As I Thought
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
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…
When you think of nightlife, the first places that come to mind are cities like Vegas, Rio, or Ibiza. These are all synonymous with loose morals and hedonistic pursuits. If you ask anyone where they think the best nightlife is, they’ll mention a dozen cities before any Asian city comes up. That is an injustice… Read More Why Bangkok Is One Of The Top Nightlife Destinations In The World
For those looking for the quick answer, yes. Going to Banff is always worth it. I wanted to squeeze in one more trip this year before settling in for the holidays. I was tired of constantly sweating in Asia and Central America, so I convinced a friend to come along and we opted for a… Read More Is It Worth Going to Banff in November?