A few months ago, I went backpacking through SouthEast Asia, starting in Bangkok and working my way around to Vietnam, India, and Singapore. I had packed a 38 liter backpacking with only the necessities, and set off on a 2 month adventure. I needed something new, an escape, a moment to experience something I’ve never experienced before, and backpacking was … Continue readingWhat is the Spirit of Backpacking?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Much overdue video of our trip to Arcachon Bay during our stay in France. Located on the southwest coast of France, we visited this little beach town on our way back from Poitier and before our trip to Bordeaux.