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Aerial Photos Of Afghanistan

Aerial View of the Bamyan province of Afghanistan, famous for its skiing

I am obsessed with Afghanistan. It is a beautiful country full of people who are world-renowned for their hospitality. Unfortunately a few bastard terrorists are ruining the public image of this once normal country and forcing even proud, honest Afghans to reluctantly flee their homeland. Ever seen photos of Kabul in the 1960’s? It looked … Read More

What Every Digital Nomad Needs + 2 Holiday Travel Giveaways

The view from an airplane window is quite nice. Nothing beats air travel.

It’s that time of the year again. Whether you are buying presents for friends/family or upgrading your own gear, it’s shopping season. As someone who has spent the last seven years living the nomadic life, I can firmly say that having the right gear makes all the difference in the world. Whether you’re a digital … Read More

Exploring The Rock: Alcatraz Night Tour in San Francisco, California

Aerial view of Alcatraz prison, AKA The Rock, in San Francisco Bay, California

No visit to San Francisco would be complete without a tour of The Rock, the most famous former prison in the United States and one of the most famous historic prisons in the world. The island is a great day-trip however I highly recommend taking the Alcatraz night tour instead. Sadly, since I am not … Read More

How Long-Term Travel Ruins Your Life

The view from an airplane window is quite nice. Nothing beats air travel.

Pssst! Hey! Yes, you. Come closer. I have a secret to share with you. Something that everyone should be aware of. TRAVEL RUINS YOUR LIFE. It’s more addictive than heroin and there is no rehabilitation, no cure. Much like herpes, you are stuck with it for life. The best prescription you can hope for is … Read More

10 Reasons To Drop Everything And Travel Right Now

Tonsai Pier at Ko Phi Phi in southern Thailand

Traveling is one of the most rewarding experiences you can ever have. Unfortunately, many people allow life’s stresses to get in the way. Don’t be one of them! Sure, there may be one or two reasons why you shouldn’t travel, but there are literally hundreds of reasons why you should drop everything and travel right … Read More

14 Amazing & Impressive Japanese Innovations

Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, Japan

One of the best things about foreign travel is the knowledge that invariably comes with it. It provides the opportunity for each of us to learn more about the world and its’ many diverse cultures, as well as a little bit about ourselves. Another bonus is the chance to see which technology, trends, and practices … Read More

Top 5 Best (And Worst) Things About Solo Travel

Road Trip Travel Inspiration

When I typed “solo travel” into Google today, it returned 60 million hits – yes, 60 million! As the world grows smaller through technological advances and travel becomes more accessible, solo travel has increased in popularity. The internet is full of information both from and for solo travellers, but what is it really like to … Read More

You Know You Are In Bolivia When…

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Bolivia is a thought-provoking and unique country, with friendly locals who will not hesitate to share a smile with you despite the daily hardships they endure in the poorest country in South America. Hardships that we cannot even begin to imagine without visiting. You know you are in Bolivia when traveling the country is not … Read More