Archive for Travel Tips & Advice

Change of Travel Plans

How to Handle a Sudden Change of Travel Plans

Three weeks ago, I attended my close friend’s wedding on a Sunday night in Vancouver. It was a great time, with great people, great food and just a great atmosphere. Once the wedding ended shortly after 1:00am, I then bummed … Read more


How Five Minutes of Meditation Makes Me A Better Traveler

Ah, meditation. Legs crossed, hands placed ever so gently on the knees, back straight, baggy cotton clothes flowing perfectly and alas, the look of pure zen on the face. Well, what if I told you that I meditate sitting down … Read more

Perfect Travel Guide - Kintamani Bali

The Perfect Travel Guide That Doesn’t Exist

Wouldn’t it be brilliant if there was one definitive, perfect travel guide full of specific instructions that, when followed step-by-step by anyone on the planet, magically guarantees that we will be out there traveling the world long-term in no time … Read more

Trover - A Travel App Worth Traveling With

Trover – A Travel App Definitely Worth Traveling With

While walking around New York City yesterday, I stopped for a break in Washington Square Park and tried to figure out where I should eat lunch. I had no idea what I wanted to eat or where I wanted to … Read more

What Others Think About You

Why You Shouldn’t Care What Others Think About You

The day I started enjoying my travels the most was the day I stopped worrying about my hair. You see, an old girlfriend of mine used to tell me that I was much worse than her mother and grandmother combined, … Read more

Plansify - Travel Advice

Introducing “PLANSIFY” – Travel Advice Made Easy

About 8 months ago, a friend and I had an idea for a new website. We worked hard on the project for a couple of months, we experimented, we tested and then, one day while in a cafe in Istanbul, … Read more

Travel the World

How To Travel The World For $1.94 Per Day

Wait. Is this really possible? No. Well, yes. Well, maybe. If you look at travel as most of us do, an activity that involves the standard transportation, accommodation, sampling of the local cuisine and visiting sights and attractions, then it’ll … Read more

Morning Reading

Five Steps to Bringing Home More Compelling Photographs This Year

This post involves something I’ve never done before – it is written by a guest writer. And the reason I decided to publish this article here is because the author, Darin Rogers, is a super nice guy who has taught … Read more

Long-Term Travel

A Test: Is Long-Term Travel Right For You?

Do you enjoy being challenged? Would you maintain your sanity if you had to constantly face unexpected situations, surprises, plans that always changed for one reason or another? Could you handle a lack of routine and perhaps not knowing where … Read more

Travel Questions - Baalbek

Facebook Randomness – Answers to All Your Travel Questions

An hour ago, I was about to start writing a post. Everything was in place – my laptop, my fruit salad, my glass of beer – until I quickly realized that one thing was missing. A topic. I had no … Read more