Listen, I get that it’s the beginning of the semester and you’re trying to do homework and whatnot. But, counterpoint - and hear me out - don’t. Instead, read this article, open up Netflix, and give in to your overwhelming desire to do absolutely positively nothing but glue your eyes to a screen and let … Continue reading How to be Less Producti- I Mean, What Shows You Should Binge Next on Netflix
Hostels get a really (unfair) bad rep; people wonder if they’re safe, if they’re clean, if they’re worth the savings - the list goes on. If I’m being honest, I’ve had a couple less-than-stellar experiences myself, and I’ve never hesitated to share these stories in past blog posts. However, these experiences are not the rule; … Continue reading So, What are Hostels Really Like?
Within this past year, I’ve traveled to fourteen countries in four months and lived in my car in the Western United States for about ten weeks. I picked up a few useful traveling tricks along the way and am constantly receiving texts, snapchats, and DMs from friends asking me questions about my travels, as well … Continue reading The 7 Questions I’m Asked Most About Traveling
Imagine that you live in an absolutely amazing house. I’m talking a mansion with a movie theater, bowling alley, and we’ll even throw in a hypothetical personal chef, just for good measure. This house has everything you want and need, and you could live a perfectly comfortable life if you never left. But just because … Continue reading Why Should I Go Abroad?
So, you want to be effectively homeless, smell terrible, eat a lot of oatmeal, and grow out your hair way longer than you probably should? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Last summer I got to live out of a pickup truck with my best friend Eric, driving around the country, doing whatever we … Continue reading 10 Tips for Living out of Your Vehicle
One of the toughest pills to swallow as a college student with intense wanderlust is that you can’t live the life that your favorite Instagram influencers do (or seem to) while also staying to a budget. The harsh reality is that you won’t be staying at the expensive hotels, you won’t be renting the yachts, and … Continue reading The Instagram Effect
During my first couple weeks in Italy, I was beside myself with excitement. I was stuffing myself with pasta, meeting all my new classmates, staying out late with my roommates, and hanging out by the Colosseum, trying not to look too much like a tourist while still snapping enough pictures to make all my friends … Continue reading I’m (Culture) Shook