Backpacking​​

My Discovery Of Eden In Semuc Champey, Guatemala
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My Discovery Of Eden In Semuc Champey, Guatemala

I’m riding in the back of an open truck that must have served to transport cattle at some point, but on this occasion, it is taking me from the town of Lanquín to the secluded […]

Facing The Feces Factor: Tasting My First Cup Of Kopi Luwak Coffee
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Facing The Feces Factor: Tasting My First Cup Of Kopi Luwak Coffee

My first cup of Kopi Luwak coffee, sometimes better known as “cat poo coffee” or the rarest beverage in the world, was a memorable introduction into the highly envious world of extreme luxury, though this […]

Ducks, Drugs And Dance Meditation: My Failed Stay At A Nicaraguan Permaculture Farm
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Ducks, Drugs And Dance Meditation: My Failed Stay At A Nicaraguan Permaculture Farm

The man walked blindfolded between our outstretched fingers as we caressed him with leaves and feathers. Other hands reached out to caress or hold him. “You are loved,” someone whispered. “I love you,” echoed another. […]

6 Questions For The Girl From “The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever”
6 Questions For The Girl From The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever

6 Questions For The Girl From “The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever”

If you’ve been anywhere near a computer at all this week, chances are you’ve come across  “The craziest OkCupid date ever,” the highly click-worthy article that was published by Salon on Monday, and which has since gone […]

6 Haggling Tips For People Too Nice To Haggle
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6 Haggling Tips For People Too Nice To Haggle

1) Get to Know Someone Getting to know locals is always a good idea in general. Personal connections are an important part of travel, often leading to the most memorable and unexpected travel experiences. Although […]

The Shark Whisperer Of Belize
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The Shark Whisperer Of Belize

“What do you mean, he’s the Shark Whisperer?” The bartender grinned slyly as he handed me a halved coconut brimming with rum punch. “I won’t give it away. You’ll see for yourself. Just try not […]

Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism
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Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism

Stories can be told from limitless angles of perspective. So let’s begin this tale from the viewpoint of a Salvadorian family living in a small, rural village. It is a sunshiny day in a one-goat […]

Travel Guide to India (Part 5): The Himalayas
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Travel Guide to India (Part 5): The Himalayas

In part five (and last) of my video travel guide to India I trek into the Himalayas along the famed Singalila Ridge, a picturesque trail that winds its way between Nepal and India, and through […]

Travel Guide To India (Part 2): Bodhgaya
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Travel Guide To India (Part 2): Bodhgaya

In part two of my video travel guide to India I travel to Bodhgaya, one of the most sacred places in all of the Buddhist religion. It was at this location 2,500 years ago that […]

Travel Guide To India (Part One): Calcutta
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Travel Guide To India (Part One): Calcutta

In this video travel guide to India, I begin my travels in India with Calcutta. India had long been on my bucket list of countries to travel to in the world, and in April, 2013, […]

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