This past summer we took a family vacation through central europe. On our way down from Belgium, we found a beautiful cathedral not too far off the highway in France. The following is some drone footage I captured using a DJI Mavic Pro over the church.
Over the week, we had the chance to climb Mt. Tamalpais, one of the highest peaks in the Marin Headlands. We spent the day hiking up the east peak and captured some great footage at the top!
December of 2015, I went on an 8 Day solo trip through Japan hitting up Tokyo, Kyoto, Mt. Koya, and Osaka. Tokyo was by far, one of the most exciting and impulsive trips I’ve ever taken. In this video, I hit up Akhibara, Asakusa, Ueno Park, and of course, a Maid Cafe (If you don’t know what that is, Google … Continue readingI WENT TO A MAID CAFE IN TOKYO
During my Hong Kong trip this past winter, after a short soiree through Japan, my friend and I decided to take a quick trip to the Sin City of the East, Macau. As in my usual attitude towards “nothing but the best”, we decided to stay in one of the best hotels we could muster in the Las Vegas of … Continue readingMY $1700 STAY AT THE RITZ CARLTON MACAU
“Each complex is a small town, and their numbers make up this enormous capital. Like cells in a body, each contains identical elements, and the resulting pattern is an organic one.” – Donald Ritchie The nighttime lights in Tokyo are overwhelming. Billions of bright bulbs and boards begging for your attention, yearning for your Japanese yen. You think: ‘With all … Continue readingTop 10 Things to do in The Land of the Rising Sun – Tokyo
I travel quite a bit, but usually it’s either for work or I’m trying to find the cheapest, budget flight I can, but for my recent trip from Hong Kong to San Francisco I wanted to do something impulsive, so I booked First Class with Cathay Pacific. The retail cost of this flight is over $23,000 one-way. Naturally, I couldn’t afford … Continue readingMY $23,000 FIRST CLASS TICKET ON CATHAY PACIFIC
I’ve been known to talk impulse trips quite often with just a backpack and not much more. I’d saved up some money during my time in consulting for various trips around the work. A few weeks ago, I took an impulse trip out to Stockholm and took the DJI Phantom 3 Pro to film the cobblestone streets and ochre-colored buildings … Continue readingGamla Stan – Stockholm, Sweden
Gazing below at the Avenue of the Dead, once the cultural center of the ancient Mesoamerican city of Teotihuacan established over 2 millennia ago, you could only imagine how the 125,000 inhabitants of the city went about their daily lives. We had reached the summit of the Pyramid of the Sun, built over the tombs of early Teotihuacan rulers. We were … Continue readingAvenue of the Dead / 2:00 PM CST – Mexico City
Quick video I shot while we were hiking up the west side of Lake Tahoe. Filmed with with a Phantom 3 Pro.
About a year ago today, I spent a winter in Quito, Ecuador in the hopes of understanding the nascent innovation economy in Latin America. I realized I hadn’t really written much about the trip, so I thought it would be best to explore and recount my experiences. Ecuador was my first trip to Latin America. It’s a tiny little country … Continue readingA Winter in Quito – 3 Startups Making A Difference