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September 3, 2022

Exploring Denali National Park on a Budget

How to Visit the Denali National Park on a Budget In this article, I’ll show you how to visit Denali National Park on a budget. The […]
January 22, 2022

Why I’d Walk the Camino de Santiago Again

I Walked the Camino de Santiago Twice and Why I’d Walk it Again (and Again) If I had to pinpoint an experience in life that I […]
June 13, 2020

Where the heck is Piran? (and why you should go there)

Why you should visit Piran Slovenia only has 47 km (29 miles) of coastline. Compare that to Croatia’s 4,058 km (2,522 mi). That’s part of the […]
May 26, 2020

First Day in Tunisia: Here’s What I do

First Day in Tunisia: Here’s What I do It’s been a while since I’ve been to a new country with which I’m very unfamiliar. If you’ve […]
February 16, 2019

What it’s Like for a Digital Nomad in Bucharest Romania

What it’s Like for a Digital Nomad in Bucharest Romania After six years of living and traveling as a digital nomad, I’ve come across some great […]
September 6, 2017

What You Need to Know about Traveling in Kyrgyzstan

What You Need to Know about Traveling in Kyrgyzstan   Kyrgyzstan is a small, mountainous country in Central Asia. Its landlocked territory is home to the semi-nomadic Kyrgyz […]
August 11, 2017

Pennsylvania Face-off: Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Face-off: Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia   As noted in the recent Craft Beer in Pennsylvania: East vs West article, the state of Pennsylvania has an east-west rivalry […]
June 26, 2017

Nepal: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Nepal: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly — A Realistic Look at Traveling in Nepal   This post continues in the series I started with […]
June 21, 2017

Making Sense of Venice with all the Tourists

Making Sense of Venice with all the Tourists: Getting off the beaten track in Venice   Some people think Venice has a tourism problem– as in, too many […]
March 27, 2017
things to do in Jamaica

7 Things to Do in Jamaica

While many of us think only of crystal clear waters and white sand beaches when we hear Jamaica, there is so much more to this island […]
March 24, 2017
Andong Hahoe Folk Village

A Walk around Andong Hahoe Folk Village

Andong Hahoe Folk Village Andong Hahoe Folk Village is one of the best places in Korea to experience a traditional village. Although it has become popular […]
February 9, 2017
Tokyo on a Tight Budget

Traveling Tokyo on a Tight Budget

Traveling Tokyo on a Tight Budget Some think traveling Tokyo on a tight budget is impossible. While traveling in a country’s largest city is almost always […]
January 8, 2017

Your Guide to Budapest’s Thermal Baths

A Guide to Budapest’s Thermal Baths Budapest is known for its thermal baths. Humans have been exploiting these mineral-rich waters for health, relaxation, and enjoyment for […]
January 2, 2017
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A Digital Nomad in Budapest

Budapest is a city of grand buildings, elegant bridges, a castle on a hill, and revitalizing thermal baths. I’ve been there a few times in the […]
November 29, 2016
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9 Things to See in Iceland

Iceland is a small country in the North Atlantic Ocean which packs a big tourism punch. Many people use a stopover to see Iceland in a […]
August 1, 2016

Dhaka Cycle Rickshaws

  Getting local: Dhaka Cycle Rickshaws   In Dhaka cycle rickshaws are the preferred mode of transport. CNGs (tuk-tuks, or auto rickshaws) are popular for longer […]
July 18, 2016
Japan

How I saved $1,249 dollars traveling in Japan

How I saved $1,249 dollars traveling in Japan Japan has a reputation for being a very expensive country. But actually, it’s on par or slightly cheaper […]
July 4, 2016
Walk Around Freiburg Germany

A Walk Around Freiburg Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany Freiburg lies on the edge of the Black Forest. But even right in the city, there is a good network of walking […]
June 20, 2016
Japan on $70 a Day

Japan on $70 a Day – What You Can Expect

Japan is not as expensive as its reputation might lead one to believe. Misconceptions have led prospective visitors to place the country as the holy grail […]
May 18, 2016
Kampong Cham Bamboo bridge

Cycling the Kampong Cham Bamboo bridge to Koh Paen

  Cycling across the Kampong Cham Bamboo bridge to Koh Paen Although Kampong Cham is Cambodia’s third largest city, it hardly feels it. Its relaxed atmosphere […]
May 14, 2016
best vegetarian food

Countries that serve some of the best vegetarian food

Whether you’re a vegetarian, a vegan, a health freak, or an animal lover, laying your hands on lip-smacking vegetarian food during your travels can get a […]
February 16, 2016
Wellness in Los Angeles

Locals’ Favorites for Wellness in Los Angeles

Locals’ Favorites for Wellness in Los Angeles Getting and staying healthy is important, whether you’re at home or traveling. I covered my top ways for staying […]
November 4, 2015
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A Walk Around Belgrade Serbia

A Walk Around Belgrade Serbia Belgrade is not your typical tourist city. I admit the reason I went there was because I found a cheap flight […]
September 17, 2015
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A Walk Around Budapest in photos

Budapest is a city to spend a few days in. I only had one morning…which I gracefully dragged into an afternoon. The city was so beautiful […]