Journal Entry

What Do You Do When a Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

A Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

It’s never fun when a bus drops you off in the middle of nowhere, and even worse when it’s in the middle of the night. I’ve had some pretty wild experiences with this, including not having internet, getting dropped off in the wrong location, etc. Here are some of the adventures (or misadventures) I had, and how I’ve coped in …

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End of the Year Report and Plans for 2020

Plans for 2020

As I ring in the New Year with the Edinburgh Hogmanay Celebration, I’m well into my plans for 2020. This past year was interesting, to say the least. This next one is pure excitement and I have so much already worked out. Wrapping Up 2019 2019 was my fifth year of traveling the world. I visited nearly 40 cities in …

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Reminiscing on My First Day of Travel Abroad Without a Plan

Selfie at Big Ben #3

It’s been many years since my first day of travel but still feels like yesterday. All I had was a one-way ticket from Los Angeles to London. Nothing else was planned. I only knew that I wanted to travel the world. Originally I planned to travel for 10 years and then reassess my life. It wasn’t long before that changed …

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Finding Beauty on a Weekend Road Trip Through Switzerland

Obenhofer Castle in Switzerland

I had a last-minute change of plans this spring when I decided to go to Italy instead of straight to the Netherlands. Thus, it was a pleasant surprise for me to get offered an extreme last-minute road trip through Switzerland with a friend. Starting from Milan Airport with a Rental Car My trip began at Malpensa Airport, the international airport …

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An Honest Review of Mobike Rentals in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Mobike in Chiang Mai

Not long ago, a new bike rental service opened up in Chiang Mai. Rather than renting from a store, you can now unlock bikes with the Mobike app. They’re cheap, they’re available all over the city, and they’re ready to break down at any moment. Here’s my review on the pros and cons of the Chiang Mai Mobike. Dirt Cheap …

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