So my first trip of 2018 is underway and I just finished spending 4 amazing days in the Mother City. Currently, it’s summer down here so the weather was amazingly warm. Here are some tips I picked up along the way: Getting to the city – You’ll be bombarded with taxi drivers offering to take … More Destination – Cape Town
Visited Paracas for a short 2 day stay about 4 hours south of Lima. It’s a tiny little town in the middle of nowhere that seems to be a haven for backpackers. However, it is the launching point for anyone wanting to see the Nazca lines. From my understanding the lines are so massive that … More Paracas
I arrived in Lima last night about 15 mins before the start of a very big game. I didn’t know it at the time, but I knew something was strange when I exited the airport and about half the people were wearing red and white jerseys. After getting to my hotel about an hour later, … More Lima the Day After
It’s that time of year again. For a few days every year, the city of San Diego basically shuts down and welcomes in all kinds of fans from all over the world for all things comic. This really isn’t something that interests me too much but I have gone (although it was a number of … More Comic Con 2017!
Something that dawned on me is how expensive it must be for families to go on vacation. This isn’t a recent revelation in that the typical family has more plane tickets to buy, mouths to feed, etc., but I didn’t think about how all their vacations are tied to the school year. That said, it … More Summer Travel
So after a full day of travelling, I’m about 5 hours away from Easter Island. It’s now 7am in Santiago and after a quick bite, it’s off to the final leg of this journey. The main drawback to the whole thing is that I don’t really sleep on planes so I’m basically on empty right … More Almost There
A short flight from Bangkok put me in Siem Reap, the home of the Angkor complex. The town is clearly surviving on tourism as evidenced by the large block labeled Pub Street. The nice thing is the town is so small, you really can’t get lost. The downside being it’s so catered to tourists that … More Bucket List Destination – Angkor Wat
The US State Department issued a travel alert to anyone going to Europe through September 1st. This doesn’t seem to be in response to a specific threat but serves as a notice to recent terrorist attacks in Europe. Be sure to check the State Department before travelling and make sure you stay in contact with … More Travel Alert for Europe