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

6 Reasons Why I Love Hostels

Hostels are more than just a cheap place to stay in a new city. You can meet new people, save some dough, expand your network, and lessen your impact on the planet. One of the first things that I’m asked when friends are traveling a to a new country, are where they should stay. Having a place to sleep at … Continue reading6 Reasons Why I Love Hostels

3 No-Brainer Credit Cards Everyone Must Have in Their Wallet

I’ve been asked by numerous people time and time again what credit card they should get next, so I’ve decided to compile a list of the 3 credit cards I have in my wallet and why it’s a no brainer to get these cards! As a disclaimer, I may receive compensation when you click on links to these products. Everything in … Continue reading3 No-Brainer Credit Cards Everyone Must Have in Their Wallet

5 Unknown Travel Hacks for the Modern Traveler

After spending almost a year and a half in rental cars, hotel rooms, and flights, with impulse trips to Stockholm, Mexico City, Japan, Macau, and more, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite travel hacks for the modern traveler. Whether you’re a consultant, working remote, or just love traveling, these hacks will be sure to get you room upgrades, first … Continue reading5 Unknown Travel Hacks for the Modern Traveler

MY $23,000 FIRST CLASS TICKET ON CATHAY PACIFIC

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

Avenue of the Dead / 2:00 PM CST – Mexico City

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

Quito, Ecuador

It’s that time again. In less than 10 hours from now, I’ll be headed abroad once again. Destination: Quito, Ecuador. It might be the new year talking, but thinking back, I never really envisioned myself travelling abroad as much as I am. It may even be the best experiences of my undergraduate career. Coming into college, as a freshman I … Continue readingQuito, Ecuador

The City on the Hill – Carcasonne

Over the past weekend, on our way back from Marseille, we had the opportunity to stop by the old medieval city of Carcassonne. Inhabited since before 300 BC, the city has some of the oldest architecture and history than any other city in France. Only an hour drive away from Toulouse, Carcassonne stands as a portal into the history of … Continue readingThe City on the Hill – Carcasonne