RTW Trip

European Union, I know why your economies suck

Dear European Union, You seem to be having economic problems at the moment. Fear not, for I have found your problem: you seem to be the laziest people on the…

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America poops better than you

It’s true, America poops better than you do.  It’s part of what makes America so great.  Other countries are willing to sit in disgusting, smelly bathrooms that are in their…

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The White Man Tax

Humans are basically bigots.  Or as Doctor Cox says, people are bastard coated bastards with bastard filling. We judge and categorize people all the time.  When you walk into a…

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What is a Digital Nomad?

I have never gotten more blank stares than when I tell people that I’m a digital nomad.  The questions answered in this FAQ-like article are made by me because people…

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Pai, Thailand: the latest town to be ruined by backpackers

Sitting in Pai, Thailand, I have a sense shame as a traveler by being associated with backpackers.  On the one hand, traveling breeds business opportunities and distributes money to places…

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Hobbiton, New Zealand: Tourist Farm

The Shire sets from Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies are available to visit in Matamata, New Zealand. It’s located on a farm and surrounded by other sheep…

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6 month recap of our year long round the world trip

6 months into our year long round the world trip, here are the weird things we’ve learned. “Writing in the air” will get you the check across all cultures Restaurant…

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Becoming a PADI Certified Diver while traveling

Diving has become one of our favorite activities.  It’s actually not too hard to become a certified diver while on a trip!  Getting an Open Water diving certification can take…

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Bagan, Myanmar: city of temples

Bagan, Myanmar is known as the spiritual center of the country with it’s miles of pagodas and terrible food.  Fine, most people just think of the temples.  The Burmese have…

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Sydney, Australia: A chic cityscape

Sydney, Australia has a good reputation among travelers as a “must go” destination but no one ever explains why.  Most Americans look at Australia and think Crocodile Dundee, Steve Irwin,…

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