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8 Beautiful Things To Do in Corfu

Corfu is a total gem. Corfu is one of the best beach destinations in Europe, but it's also home to lush mountains that you can spend days hiking, and a hell of a lot of mythological legends, this little island on the Ionian has enough to keep you entertained for weeks on end. I spent a few days exploring the island with Vincent and while we got to see so many incred[...]

5 Myths About Traveling Africa (And Why They’re Wrong)

  Two years ago, when I first announced my plans to visit Sub-saharan Africa, the first reactions I got were far from encouraging. "It's so dangerous! What if you get killed?" "But there's Ebola there. I also once read about a fly that can make you blind." "There's nothing there. Maybe the lions are cool but people in Africa can't even eat! And what about KONY?" *eye[...]

Where To Stay in Corfu: The Ultimate Guide To Corfu’s Villages

  Visiting Corfu soon and wondering where to stay on the island? With so many villages and landscapes to choose from, deciding what area to stay in Corfu can feel a bit overwhelming. The thing to know about Corfu, though, is that it has something to offer everyone. If you love chilling at the beach, Sidari will do, but if you prefer mountain settings and folklore, Ano[...]

Things to do in Holbox Island, Mexico

How do you even begin to plan a trip to an island that is saturated by beauty, natural wonders, and picture-perfect white-sand beaches? With so many things to do in Holbox, planning the perfect itinerary isn't easy, so I've put together the ultimate travel guide to Isla Holbox in which I answer every question you might have about visiting the island.     Isla H[...]

Borneo Itinerary: Two Weeks In Sarawak & Sabah

I loved Borneo, guys. I know that's a weird way to start a blog post, but I really felt so hard for part of the world that I'm already cooking up plans to return next year. As you might know, I had really bad luck during my trip to Asia earlier this year. Catching dengue fever in Sri Lanka was not fun and the three weeks I spent in Borneo after recovering were a rem[...]

Mistaken for a Drug Mule in the Middle East

  Traveling all over the world is nice and all, but sometimes it brings along some really scary (read: fucking shitty) moments, like that one time I was taken into custody after being suspected of carrying drugs. Here's how it happened:   Three long-winded layovers and forty-eight hours of travel time after leaving Europe, I finally made it to the Middle East.[...]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel in Sri Lanka on a Budget?

I was surprised at how easy it is to travel Sri Lanka on a budget and how little I managed to spend backpacking the country. When you consider all the activities I managed to cram into just under three weeks, spending less than $600 on the entire trip was incredible, especially when you take into account that I visited Sri Lanka in high season. My itinerary involved the we[...]

Things To Do in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy was my first destination in Sri Lanka. While I was a bit disappointed at its bustling scene (I was under the impression that Kandy was a quiet town tucked away in the jungle), its cultural significance and incredible sights kept me busy every day I spent here. Kandy was once the capital of the ancient kings, and today, this town set right in the heart of Sri Lanka re[...]

Awesome Things To Do in Ella, Sri Lanka

Ella is a laid-back town in Sri Lanka where the jungle meets the mountains.  Although small, this quaint hill town is a vibrant spot with so many things to do for nature and culture lovers alike. My three-day stop in Ella was a highlight during my travels through Sri Lanka, so it only made sense for me to write a post on my favorite things to do in Ella! He[...]

Through My Lens: Photos To Inspire You To Visit Sri Lanka

  It's been a while since I last left you guys! After spending the first half of February exploring a completely new country for me, I flew to Bali to focus on writing useful guides on travel in Sri Lanka. To my dismay, however, life had bleaker plans in store for me and instead, I'd spend the following two weeks locked up in my room battling dengue fever. I[...]