This is Veracruz, Mexico

Veracruz is a large port city located on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. The state has the same name. While not typically a tourist hot-spot, there is plenty to see.

6 Lessons Learned from 3 Months in China

China is a fascinating and rapidly changing country. Old customs and habits hang on as modern skyscrapers go up every second, the country becomes more of a global powerhouse, and people from around the world move there. Last year, my friend Scott Young, best known as a learning hacker who learned MIT’s entire computer science […]

Is Europe Safe to Visit Right Now?

With the perceived rise of terrorism and immigration issues in the news, many people are wondering if Europe is still a safe destination to travel to. Should you cancel your trip? The unfortunate reality is Europe is still probably safer than America! Find out why you shouldn’t let your fears hold you back.

The Science of Adventure: Why Some People Are Better at Escaping...

Jon Levy is a behavioral scientist. His book, The 2 AM Principle, highlights how and why certain people are more prone to having adventures when they travel. In this interview, Jon shows how any traveler can break out of their comfort zone and have EPIC adventures just by embracing a simple formula!

Hitchhiking Across America: One Ride At A Time

Is hitchhiking still possible in the United States? Is it safe? Follow along for 4-5 weeks as I attempt to hitchhike my way across America from coast to coast.

Swimming With Whale Sharks In Mexico (They’re HUGE!)

Swimming with whale sharks is an underwater adventure I’ve wanted to try for years. I finally took the plunge, and swam alongside these gentle giants in Mexico!

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