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How to Hack San Francisco Housing (I Saved $9600/yr)

It’s no surprise rent in San Francisco has reached all time highs. A simple Craiglist search shows studios now ranging from $1,595 to $3,050, with the vast majority of units asking $2,100-$2,500 a month. And according to a new study performed by WalletWyse, San Francisco is THE most expensive city to live in the world. In order to save money, … Continue readingHow to Hack San Francisco Housing (I Saved $9600/yr)

3 Money Saving Tricks To Budget Travel

Traveling, in general, can be expensive when you add up the hotels, restaurants, and activities. Sometimes it can be cheaper when you’re travelling with a group and can split hotel costs or transportation expenses, but just because you’re solo traveling doesn’t mean you need to break your wallet. After 300,000 miles, 24 countries, and hundreds of trips, I’ve learned ways to … Continue reading3 Money Saving Tricks To Budget Travel

Jay’s Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist

A few months ago, after leaving my last company, I was in search of experiencing something new. I’ve always been a fan of solo trips in the past. My first solo trip was to Mexico City, where I stayed in a hostel while I worked remote. That was quickly followed by trips to Cancun to go scuba-diving, Stockholm and Helsinki … Continue readingJay’s Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist

12 Ways I Saved Money For Travel

I’m often asked how I can afford to travel so much. Over the past few years, I’ve logged over 300,000 miles, backpacked through Northern Thailand, went on a 9 Day Whirlwind European Adventure, traveled solo through Mexico City. People tell me they don’t have the time, the money, or the resources to travel. I get questions like: Are you rich? … Continue reading12 Ways I Saved Money For Travel

Floating Islands of Halong Bay

During my last trip to South East Asia, Vietnam was pretty high up there on my list of places to visit. I’d just finished my trip through Thailand, visiting Pai, up in the mountains of northern Thailand, and had just arrived in Vietnam. Just outside of Hanoi in northern Vietnam is an area filled with emerald waters and thousands of … Continue readingFloating Islands of Halong Bay

Pai, A Hidden Gem in Northern Thailand

Thailand is one of my favorite countries in South East Asia to travel around. The culture, the cuisine and the organized chaos all combine to make one of the most popular spots for a range of backpackers and travelers from all over the globe. From the party island of South Thailand to the wild jungle of North Thailand. Last year, … Continue readingPai, A Hidden Gem in Northern Thailand

Riding the Cog Wheel Train Up The Montreux Riviera

Following our quick trip through Interlaken, we spent some time in Montreux, Switzterland. This small town in the Swiss Alps is home to some of the world renowned winers, one of the which, the Chateau de Chillon, is an impressive example of a medieval castle. The make the wine in the basement of the castle and offers visitors breathtaking views … Continue readingRiding the Cog Wheel Train Up The Montreux Riviera

Interlaken, The Vacation Destination of Central Europe

Last year, we ended up taking a trip out to Interlaken in Switzerland. It’s known for it’s 45 mountain railways, cable cars, chair lifts, and ski lifts that take thousands of international visitors across up into the Swiss Alps. With it’s blue waters and hundreds of different activities, there’s something for everyone in the small vacation town. While we only … Continue readingInterlaken, The Vacation Destination of Central Europe