Travel Advice

Journal Entry: My SNAFU With Couchsurfing in Cyprus

Couchsurfing in Cyprus

I love Couchsuring. It’s my favorite way to travel, and I’ve never had a problem with it. Until now. Here’s how I nearly got stranded Couchsurfing in Cyprus, and how I was saved. It’s been some time since I used the Couchsurfing website to find a host. I was hosting myself for three months in Chiang Mai, and then staying …

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Travel Advice: 10 Benefits to Traveling Solo Around the World

Selfie on the Airport Couch Traveling Solo

For two and a half years, I’ve been traveling solo around the world. I’m not going to lie, it does get lonely. However, there are a handful of reasons why traveling solo is a great option. You have more time to yourself This is unquestionably the biggest benefit to traveling solo; having time to yourself is sometimes sorely needed. With …

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Journal Entry: Preparing My Backpack to Fly with Wizz Air

Selfie with Wizz Air

This week I’m flying from Cluj to Cyprus (country #42) with Wizz Air. It’s not my first time flying with them, but it will be my first time making a conscious effort to keep my backpack within the baggage restrictions. I’m notorious for getting away with taking too much luggage with me on flights. My bag by the end of …

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Follow in my Footsteps: Slow Boat Cruise on the Mekong

Selfie at Slow Boat in Laos

The idea of being stuck on a slow boat for three days didn’t appeal to me when I first heard about it. After months of people recommending the tour in Laos, I finally decided to give it a try while I was still in SE Asia. It turns out that the “three-day” tour was one day of travel just get …

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How to Take a Shower While Traveling the World, and other Nomad Tips

Juliano Taking a Shower in the Waterfall

You wouldn’t think I’d need to write a post about taking a shower around the world, but that strange white box in the bathroom has perplexed more American travelers than you can imagine. Turn the power on in the shower Yes, most of the world is energy-conscious, and they tend to electronic devices off when not in use. That white box …

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