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Part 5: Adventures in Sumatra, Indonesia

Part 5: Adventures in Sumatra, Indonesia

Himbit arrived at our house un summoned, per usual, around 8am. It was time for the cookout. This cookout was different  than your typical BBQ, because we were capturing the chicken and killing it ourselves. Couping the Coop This was actually our second day attempting the cookout, because yesterday Himbit had been unable to “capture […]

Best Inflatable Paddle Boards 2017

Best Inflatable Paddle Boards 2017 Top Inflatable Paddle boards 2017

Paddle boarding is more than just something you rent on vacation. It is one of the most thrilling water sports of all time! Which is why we reviewed the top inflatable paddle boards of 2017. When you merge surfing with kayaking, it gives birth to paddle boarding! Let’s first learn a bit about its history. […]

How to Solo Female Travel Like A Boss

How to Solo Female Travel Like A Boss

Traveling alone is an amazing experience, especially as a solo female. So pack your bags ladies – your dreams await. While traveling alone may make you nervous, it’s totally worth it! The first step may be the hardest, but it is also the one that will spur you to make deep connections, experience the true ‘you’, […]

Part 2: Adventures in Sumatra, Indonesia

Part 2: Adventures in Sumatra, Indonesia Samosir Village

We woke up at 8 to catch the 9am ferry. Everyone was up so early; the market was in full swing. What had been dark and deserted the night before now was filled with vibrant colours and shouting. The Ferry to Samosir We were playing a guitar out front and eating some fried rice for breakfast. […]

Part 1: Adventures in Sumatra, Indonesia

Part 1: Adventures in Sumatra, Indonesia

Making our Way to Lake Toba From Medan “Taxi you need taxi?” said the stranger outside the terminal. My travel partner, Harrison, and I had just touched down in North Sumatra. I said “We need a ride to Tuktuk.” We were heading to the world’s largest volcanic lake – Lake Toba. It sits on the […]

Interview: Riding a Motorcycle Around the World with Patrick Harris

Interview: Riding a Motorcycle Around the World with Patrick Harris

Introduction On July 5th, 2013 Patrick Harris left his home in Denver, Colorado heading east on a motorcycle; 636 days later he rode in from the west. He had just finished riding his motorcycle around the entire world stopping in over 25 countries. From the canals of Amsterdam, to the grassy hills of rural Indonesia, and the aborigine […]

How to Teach English Overseas

How to Teach English Overseas

How I started Teaching English I was 23, fresh out of university sporting a degree that seemed more than ever like a glorified letter of recommendation to assure possible employers that I was of average intelligence.  The realization that I had finally entered the “adult world” hit me like I had plunged into the icy […]

How to Pack a Carry on and Fit More in Your Bag

How to Pack a Carry on and Fit More in Your Bag

Two hours after landing in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam I realized my checked bag wasn’t showing up with me. Oh crap! My bag was in Taiwan sitting in the belly of the airplane. In my case, I was fortunate enough to eventually receive my bag. But for many, the odds of your bag getting […]

3 Adventurous Authors Who Will Spark Your Creativity

3 Adventurous Authors Who Will Spark Your Creativity Adventurous authors

“I read; I travel; I become.” ― Derek Walcott I’ve always thought that autobiographies and memoirs are the most intriguing genre of writing. They’re a written format of writers reflecting on their lives and sharing those reflections and experiences with others in hopes that they can connect and provide value. I’m sharing with you the books that […]