The HoliDaze

/ˈhäləˌdāz/

1. rants and ramblings of a perpetual nomad since 2008.

2. feelings of excitement that accompany unique, off the beaten path travel experiences.

This is the story about a boy named Derek

Fuck this shit, I'm out -- let The HoliDaze begin!

This is the story about a boy named Derek

He had a fancy corporate career but worked too hard and suffered a quarter-life crisis in his early 20’s.

So Derek gave it all up and began traveling.

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Rants & Rambles

About traveling — the good, bad, ugly and strange


Derek Eats That!

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Don’t Do What Derek Does….please, just don’t


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