Have I Lost my Travel Humor?

January 31, 2017
Have I Lost my Travel Humor?

Placing the strap on my shoulder, I lugged the familiar blue and grey duffel bag to the American Airlines check in area. Though there were crowds at the security line, most had done without checking their bags or arrived early enough to avoid the rush. I, on the other hand, was a little pressed...
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5 Things You Can’t Miss in Belize

January 20, 2017
5 Things You Can’t Miss in Belize

I’ve been thinking about an escape for the winter months for some time. Rather than pay the cost or points for flights back to the balmy climates of SE Asia, my thoughts turn closer to home, around Central and South America. Costa Rica merits more time, as does Nicaragua and Panama, but if there’s...
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How to Make Money while Traveling

January 15, 2017
How to Make Money while Traveling

One of the most common questions I’m asked as a freelancer is how I make money while I travel. Until recently, this was fairly straightforward: I wouldn’t have work waiting for me in the US. I’d seek out opportunities abroad and stay in one country for a year or two. While this certainly led...
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2016 Travel Year in Review

January 4, 2017
2016 Travel Year in Review

This wasn’t the biggest travel year in my life, but it certainly held a few firsts. After spending a few months in San Francisco, bouncing from Airbnb to friend’s spare bedrooms and couches, I decided to try and work remotely in Asia. It’s funny how easily I can now make this kind of leap...
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3 Months as a Digital Nomad: Conclusions

December 14, 2016

It’s my last week on the road as a digital nomad. There’s every chance in the world I’ll just be turning back around after the holidays and starting the process over again, but I’m considering options in the states as well, to be around to fight Trump’s agenda and defend those who are victims...
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8 Things to Do While you Wait in Colombo

December 13, 2016

Let’s face it: the biggest city in Sri Lanka isn’t at the top of anyone’s list. While the country is certainly a draw for tourists and surfers, Colombo emits vibes all too familiar for some cities in Southeast Asia; tuk tuk drivers approach you constantly, the architecture and design aren’t exactly screaming “beautiful”, and...
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Death on a Train in Sri Lanka

December 8, 2016

I've witnessed the aftermath of a few accidents during my travels: someone getting drunk and stepping into the path of a car in Japan; a fellow Texan waking up after a crazy night, not knowing how there came to be a huge cut in his hand. Never have I seen anything quite as gruesome...
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