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How To Receive Mail & Packages While Traveling

Forwarding mail overseas has always been tough for long-term travelers. Shipping stuff to foreign countries can be a major pain. But I’ve found a solution… When I picked up and left the United States back in November 2010 to travel the world, I didn’t leave much behind. No apartment, no storage unit, nada. I sent […]

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10 VIETNAMESE FOODS YOU NEED TO TRY

Goi cuon Vietnam’s most famous dish: translucent spring rolls packed with greens, coriander and various combinations of minced pork, shrimp or crab. In some places they’re served with a bowl of lettuce and/or mint. A southern variation has barbecued strips of pork wrapped up with green banana and star fruit, and then dunked in a […]

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Ha long bay

Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. The site’s outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest. English French Arabic Chinese Russian […]

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9 Compelling Reasons Why Everyone Should Study Abroad

The benefits of studying abroad in college are numerous, and traveling overseas for school doesn’t have to be as expensive as you think. I’m a big supporter of travel as an educational experience. I can tell you first-hand that I’ve probably learned more in 4 years of international travel than I have from 4 years […]

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Cheap International Cell Phone Service For Travelers

How do I use my phone while traveling overseas? There are a few options for travelers to keep in touch on the road with international cell phone service. I’ve had a lot of questions about how to use a cellphone when you’re traveling. So I thought I’d talk about the different ways you can use […]

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8 Tips To Take Better Travel Pictures

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Ever noticed how some people’s vacation pictures are often an imitation of the postcards they could have easily bought at the airport on their way home? Whether it’s the Eiffel Tower or the Sydney Opera, it’s common to try to capture those iconic images. After all, it’s one reason why we chose to travel to […]

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How To Receive Mail & Packages While Traveling

Forwarding mail overseas has always been tough for long-term travelers. Shipping stuff to foreign countries can be a major pain. But I’ve found a solution… When I picked up and left the United States back in November 2010 to travel the world, I didn’t leave much behind. No apartment, no storage unit, nada. I sent […]

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Possessed By Tattoos: Sak Yant Wai Kru Festival

Each year over 10,000 people gather at Wat Bang Phra, a large Buddhist temple about an hour outside Bangkok to recharge the magic of their sacred Sak Yant tattoos. Sak Yants are traditional Thai tattoos etched into the skin by Buddhist monks for protection & luck, blessed with magic powers. Often applied by hand using a […]

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10 Super Fun Things To Do In South Africa

I’ve traveled to South Africa twice now. It’s one of my favorite countries and an adventure lover’s playground. Here are some great ideas for things to do there. The Republic of South Africa is a huge & diverse country teeming with wildlife & culture. It has a little bit of everything — dry deserts, high […]

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How to Travel Full-Time in a Financially Sustainable Way

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Travel and Finance are very complementary topics that few people like to talk about. I take it one step further having perfected the art of full-time financially sustainable travel. Would you like to learn how to do it yourself?     Managing Your Travel Savings Account – Here are some tips on how and where to […]

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