The Slow Boat to Laos

A theme we often hear in travel is “try something new”. Whether it’s food, culture or activities, you find yourself consistently in this mindset, applying it to all aspects of your journey. In this particular case, an obscure form of transportation happened to present itself and we found ourselves ready to hop aboard. Anyone that…

10 Ways We Survived Oktoberfest With Only A Slight Hangover

Thinking about going to Oktoberfest?! PROST! Oktoberfest is awesome and so are you! Strap in, it’s a wild ride and certainly lives up to the hype as one of the most legendary annual events around the world. Here are 10 ways we survived Oktoberfest with only a slight hangover and helpful tips to stumble your…

New Friends in New Places

Through my experiences after two months on the road,  I quickly learned the people you encounter in the locations you visit will leave a lasting impression just as much as the destination itself.  These new friends you meet can greatly enhance your time spent somewhere and will leave you with memories you won’t forget.  Experiencing…

Facing Hardship on the Road

Life on the road provides us with unrivaled adventures we can only experience by taking the leap to start our journey.  But what will we miss from our familiar lives? Upon departing for a trip into the unknown we try to be conscious of the sacrifices we’ve made and the life moments back home that…

An Unexpected Treasure

As the ferry pulls up along the shore of Koh Phangan, our thoughts were centered on the upcoming main event of our trip to Thailand, the Full Moon Party.   After months of planning, research and anticipation, it was only a couple of days away.  We dropped off our packs at the guesthouse and began…

Full Speed Ahead

Today was my first day of work in Midtown Manhattan at my summer office job.   Three days ago I was dancing until the sun came up at a music festival.   One week ago I was at the tail end of a 900 mile drive from New York to Tennessee.   Two weeks ago…

Bidding Farewell to a Dream to Set Sail on Another

  I’m giving up a lot for this lifestyle, including what I thought was my dream job… Today I will resign from store manager at the largest on mountain snowboard shop in the world, a position that has been so rewarding and has helped me build life long friendships through snowboarding.  Having your office at…