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  • Nalgene in the Himalayas | Nepal
    General Travel

    An Ode to My SteriPEN

    One of the most important, helpful, and impactful items I carry with me when I travel is a SteriPEN. In general, I am not a fan of buying travel gadgets or gear.…

  • Ice plant creeping over blue tile at the Saadian Tombs | Marrakech, Morocco

    Visiting the Saadian Tombs

    The colorful tiles, intricate carvings, and exotic archways of the Saadian Tombs in Marrakech are exactly what I was hoping for when I booked my trip to Morocco. Every surface around every…

  • Medina alleyway | Marrakech, Morocco

    First Impressions of Morocco

    My first step off the number 19 bus at Place de Foucauld in Marrakech was into unknown chaos. With my backpack on my back, I felt weighed down amongst the the crowds…

  • Turquoise Vespa against aging Roman walls in Trastevere | Rome, Italy
    General Travel

    2013 In Photos

    Happy New Year you guys! Instead of recapping my year in travel, I wanted to share some of my favorite photos from 2013 (some have been featured here, some haven’t yet had…

  • quiet street | San Juan del Sur | Nicaragua

    First Impressions of Nicaragua

    As we locked the door to our guesthouse tightly behind us and headed off into Nicaragua for the first time, I had a good feeling. I felt that this Central American country,…

  • Lombok bike parking lot | Indonesia
    Asia, General Travel

    Riding Motorbikes Abroad

    When traveling through Southeast Asia, it’s completely impossible to avoid motorbikes. This is true in many other parts of the world as well, but it seems to me that motorbikes are as…

  • Northern view from The Peak | Hong Kong
    China, Hong Kong

    Highlights of Hong Kong

    With several weeks to spend in Hong Kong, the possibilities are endless. Not only is Hong Kong an archipelago of islands of all different personalities, but the city centers are brimming with…

  • Mykonos Town at Sunset
    General Travel

    3 Epic Journeys Across the Globe

    One inherent, yet completely unglamorous part of long term travel is the multi-day, multi-continent epic journey. Typically, they involve several forms of transportation, jetlag, bad food, lack of comfortable seating/beds, and can…

  • Keystone Village at Dawn

    Searching For Winter in Colorado

    I’m back from another short trip – this time within my own country. Keystone, Colorado. Since this winter has been rather disappointing for a northeast-based snowboarder, one must seek out some better…

  • Classic view of Sydney Opera House in Circular Quay | Australia

    Twenty Two Days of Australia

    Australia was supposed to be a focal point on our trip. Not only is travel there easy in terms of language and infrastructure, but Matt would be able to eat almost anything.…