Category: Travel Tips

What to Do in Athens, Greece in Three Days

What to Do in Athens, Greece in Three Days

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017 |

Athens is a wonderful city, you can actually feel something magical cultivating in your belly as soon as you step foot off the plane. There is an abundant of historical sites to see, mesmerizing alley ways to explore, delicious cuisine that will leave your mouth watering for more and you belly near ready to pop, […]

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48 Hours in Cayman Islands | Top 5 Recommendations

48 Hours in Cayman Islands | Top 5 Recommendations

[ 0 ] June 26, 2017 |

1. Book your stay in advance.  As anyone who reads my posts knows, I love to be spontaneous. Because of this, I was taken aback by how strict the Cayman Islands government is with not having prearranged travel accommodations. I am probably in the one percentile, but I generally don’t book my stay until I […]

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Ultimate Guide to St. John’s National Park Snorkeling

Ultimate Guide to St. John’s National Park Snorkeling

[ 0 ] March 29, 2017 |

With more than 60% of its land area comprised of a national park, St. John’s allows you to be far away from civilization, while still being right beside it. The snorkeling is pristine and easily accessible from nearly every beach, the hiking is both strenuous and beautiful, and the beaches are flawless. We spent roughly 3.5 […]

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Tramper Chronicles | Finding the Perfect Truck Camper

Tramper Chronicles | Finding the Perfect Truck Camper

[ 0 ] November 14, 2016 |

As a rite of passage for transitioning from your 20s and into your 30s, you start re-evaluating your life and planning for your future. This leads most people to settle down, buy houses, invest assets, and plan for a family. If you’re Patrick and me, it leads you toward the decision to turn your Tacoma into a truck […]

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The Best Beach in Hong Kong | Tai Long Wan

The Best Beach in Hong Kong | Tai Long Wan

[ 1 ] November 2, 2016 |

I spent the summer of 2008 working in Hong Kong. It was one of the most wild, strange, and dream-like experiences of my life. Hong Kong is a grand juxtaposition – Avatar-worthy tropical scenery, paired with New York’s financial center, and Amsterdam’s nightlife. Abject poverty intermixed with the most exorbitant wealth I’ve seen. When I wasn’t recovering […]

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20 Traits That Make the Perfect Travel Partner

20 Traits That Make the Perfect Travel Partner

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014 |

Someone who is not afraid to sleep at a one dollar hostel. Someone who will eat grasshoppers without batting an eyelash. Or gagging. Actually, someone who will go back for seconds. Someone you do not have the urge to get sexual with so each of you can get frisky with as many exotic foreigners that […]

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Hostel How-To: Read This Before You Start Packing

Hostel How-To: Read This Before You Start Packing

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014 |

Hostels can be a great money saver and an easy way to hop from city to city while traveling. The people working in hostels are usually gushing with good tips for the area, and often, hostels act as mixers for travelers. Even if you aren’t sharing a room with others, hanging out in the common […]

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Rental Car 101

Rental Car 101

January 10, 2014 |

Get your motor running. Get out on the highway. Looking for adventure. And whatever comes my way. (Except for mysterious taxes and fees, costly add-on services and products, and paying the wrong price).  Do you look forward to travel with a wistful happiness that can’t be broken by even the surliest of flight attendants, waiters, […]

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