Andorra for beginner’s

Andorra is a uniquely independent principality. It ranks 16th wealthiest nation in the world and has a population of under 70K (only 30K being Andorran nationals). It is a small landlocked country nestled in the Pyrenees mountains between Spain and France. The official language is Catalan, but 27% of the country is Spanish, and almost…

Why Lagos, Portugal is seriously underrated

World Class Beaches The beaches of the Algarve have ranked among the top one hundred beaches in the world. They are breathtaking. It’s hard to put into words the soaring cliffs, clean sandy beaches, and turquoise waters. I will try to include as many pictures as possible to fully  illustrate this point. It’s Cheap The…

I wish I could travel the world

      That statement probably sounds weird coming from a travel blogger. I live a privileged life. My circumstances are such that I have been able to build a life where I can travel to different exotic locations. Recently I was reading the comments section of another blog. Some douche bag called the contributor an…

The dark side of Airbnb

There is a dark side to Airbnb that no one talks about. Airbnb is a modern reinvention of of ancient custom. In ancient times hotels didn’t exist. In the middle east traveler’s would wait in public squares to see if anyone invited them into their home for the night. Airbnb has many pluses. It cuts lodging…

Why Spain is perfect for solo travel

Thinking about your next solo adventure? Here are 5 Reasons Spain is a great destination, especially for the lone female traveler. The Culture Spaniard’s are great. In general everyone is super helpful. Spain has a relaxed and friendly culture. The bus drivers are a little grumpy, but they still help point you in the right direction….

Why traveling is a lot of work

I’m 20 days in on a 90 day tour of Spain. What I’ve I learned so far is that holidays sound like all fun and games until you are actually preparing for a 3 month vacation. The planning starts months ahead with setting trip alerts and searching for cheap flights. Then comes the research phase….

5 Spanish Language Learning Tools

I’m gonning to sound so old saying this, but when I learned American Sign Language in my early twenties everything seemed easy. I was totally immersed in deaf culture and had a deaf roommate. So within 1.5 years I felt proficient in the language and was even holding language courses for teachers. Fast forward to…

How I can afford to travel the world

I’ve been traveling and dreaming of traveling for as long as I can remember. Its a big part of my life. My priorities reflect my transient soul. My brain can’t comprehend the stereotypical American dream and how the average American spends their money and lives their life. In this consumer driven society I’m incredibly cheap. I don’t…

Traveling with chronic health problems

Have you ever been so tired that you couldn’t think? Couldn’t talk? Couldn’t feed yourself? I’ve been too tired to pee before. I just layed in my bed for almost 48 straight hours, holding it in because it was too much effort to move. From birth I’ve always had some health problems (my poor parents), but…