For the past two months, the world has been finding new ways to try to combat boredom. While many of the things people are doing to keep themselves sane in the COVID era have been around for a while – Netflix, food delivery services, making sourdough bread – there is one activity that’s suddenly incredibly […]
If you’ve read my blog at all, you know I’m all about hostels. I’ve worked for them, I write for them, and I always stay in them no matter where I’m traveling to. Regardless of where I am, although I always meet interesting people from all over the world, I also consistently meet the same […]
I’ve always been hilariously accident-prone when I travel. I’ve missed flights, hopped on trains going the wrong direction, and once got so lost I walked myself into another city. My trip to France two months ago was no exception.
Everyone’s seen pictures from a road trip across the U.S. But have you seen pictures from a road trip across the U.S. in banana suits?
When I told people I was going to Albania this past summer, they did two things. told me I was brave asked if I’ve seen the movie “Taken.” The third time someone said this, I asked her why people kept asking me that, and she said that in one of the “Taken” movies, the girl […]
If you’ve been on YouTube at all in the past five years, you’re probably aware of the “Fire Noodle Challenge.” If you’ve somehow missed this, “fire noodle” refers a brand of Korean ramen that’s so spicy people consider eating it a “challenge,” and have therefore been doing it, on camera, because the Internet. Since the […]
Seven years ago, I had just signed the lease to my first San Francisco apartment, an overpriced two bedroom in Parkmerced with three strangers from Craigslist whom I had met roughly four minutes prior. Since then, I’ve gone through two additional apartments and a grand total of 35 roommates – some of them intentional, some […]
The historic city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina is so beautiful that it doesn’t look real. Check out seven of the best pictures I took when I was there and you’ll see what I mean. 1. This shot of the Neretva River See that bridge? That’s Stari Most, or “Old Bridge.” It was built […]
After years of almost missing almost every flight I’ve ever taken, and once almost not being allowed to board the plane due to a visa issue, I had my biggest flight-related shitshow to date: I missed an international flight. I live in San Francisco, CA, and I had planned to meet my friend in Split, […]
It’s no secret that New York City is hands-down one of the priciest cities in the U.S. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t visit on a budget. Here’s six fun and FREE things you can do in New York, illustrated by pictures of me traipsing around the city in a cow onesie last week, […]