Asia

How to Find Good, Local Food in Istanbul

Food in Istanbul

My first day in Istanbul was spent trying to find a restaurant that wasn’t completely for tourists. It turned out to be a lot harder to find good food in Istanbul than I expected. Things became more complicated when I asked locals where they would eat out at. The main answers I got were McDonalds and Burger King, since they were …

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How I Surprised My Dad with the Greatest Christmas Present Ever

Dad and I at Mt. Hood (Christmas Present)

I have an amazing story that I never wrote about. It’s now very applicable with what happened this week. Last year, I sent my dad the best Christmas present ever, which catalyzed the amazing events which have occurred recently. In Autumn last year, I had been bouncing around SE Asia for a couple months. Aside from being the perfect place to live …

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How Cheap Traveling from Edinburgh Can Be

Cheap traveling from Edinburgh

Yesterday I ran into a friend who’s £4000 journey to Thailand had fallen through. I couldn’t have been happier, since she would have paid exactly 571% more than she needed to. In ten minutes, I showed her just how cheap traveling from Edinburgh can be. Her original plan was to join a tour group going out to Thailand for a month …

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My Adventures in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Three King's Monument, Chiang Mai

I initially didn’t bother writing a blog post about Chiang Mai, for why would I when it’s one of the top two digital nomad cities in the world (along with Medellín, Columbia), and every other blogger has already written about it? However, I now have time to fill in the gaps of my blog, and I’m realizing my story there …

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How I Saved Hundreds on my Flight from Bangkok

Impossible Plane Ticket

In 2015, I managed to get an impossible plane ticket from Bangkok to Los Angeles for $450 dollars. The story behind it is quite impressive, as it went against all “known” data about booking flights. Earlier, I wrote a detailed post on how to save money on flights. This story is how I applied the data myself and won. Originally, my plan for …

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