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Shah Alam Street Art @ Laman Seni 7―Better Than Penang!

Laman Seni 7 street art scene in Shah Alam, Malaysia

There is good, and then there is great. That is the difference between Penang and Shah Alam street art. Everyone who has ever visited Malaysia knows about the impressive street art of Penang. Sure, it is cool and unique. And it can be fun hunting around to try and find them all. Don’t get me … Read More

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

Thai Bus Porn: 35 Revealing Photos

Thai bus porn

Thai buses are sexy, absolutely drop-dead gorgeous. Smooth curves. Flawless style and grace. A beautiful exterior that conceals the workhorse within. The envy of every foreigner. And the ability to fit 38 people comfortably inside. Yes, the magnificent buses of Thailand are some of the fanciest in the world.   But first a gift for … Read More

50 Colorful Photos From The Pushkar Camel Fair

Ashok Tak, camel decoration winner and promotor of cultural heritage at the Pushkar Camel Fair 2015

Colors. Camels. Gypsies. Performers. Amusement rides. This is the modern Pushkar Camel Fair, an annual tradition that dates back over 800 years. Camel herders from all over Rajasthan flock to Pushkar to show off and sell their flock. But it isn’t just camels. There are also various sports and competitions, including the mustache competition and … Read More

50 Revealing Photos From Nepal’s Indra Jatra Festival 2015

Lakhae dancers and drummers entertain the crowds

This week marks the start of Nepal’s biggest religious holiday, the annual week-long Indra Jatra festival. This Newari festival dates back to the 10th century and is characterized by grand processions, masked dancers, music, food and religious offerings. It pays tribute to Indra, the Hindu king of heaven. Lakhae dancer on the first day of … Read More

Life in the Mountain Villages of Nepal Post-Quake

Nepal mountaintop view

Life at the top of a mountain may be beautiful, but it certainly isn’t easy. Add an earthquake into the mix and it becomes downright tragic, a daily struggle just to survive that is still ongoing. I’ve been in Nepal now for four months, and this is an inside look at what life is like … Read More

Best New Travel Blogs of July 2015

Best NEW Travel Blog Awards

This month’s best new travel blogs cover travel stories so funny you’ll pee yourself, overlanding through Latin America, travel photography tips and tricks, travel planning advice, RTW adventures plus beer, beer, breweries and more beer.   This edition of the BNTBA was delayed several months due to the Rickshaw Run and the Nepal earthquake Blue … Read More