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Travel Blogs

My travel blogs are written from my experiences traveling around the world, and they contain all the stories, tips, and awkward situations that I have gotten myself in. I have traveled to roughly 80 countries now and have visited all 7 continents. Traveling around the world has taken me to the from desolate deserts of Africa all the way to the tropical climates of Asia and South America.

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The Visiting Catalunya (Catalonia) Experience: Spain

Map of Catalonia

The Catalonia experience is the name of our new adventure in Spain.  I have been humbly invited by the Catalonian Tourism board to tour the entire state/region of Catalonia for over a week!  The official name of the program is Catalunya which is how it is spelled in the region’s mother tongue, Catalon. The Catalon […]

Giving Barcelona Another Chance

Sagrada Familia

Traveling around the world for the last few years I had a certain approach of how I wanted to travel.  It was a position against traveling to Europe on the sole premise that “everyone does it.”  I didn’t want to travel to popular countries and tourist attractions and instead chose to take the road less […]

The Insatiable Diversity in Toronto

The Insatiable Diversity in Toronto

The diversity in Toronto was the first thing that I became addicted to when I first started living overseas many years ago.  I keep telling myself it wasn’t the beautiful women but the diversity.  Having a range of citizens from around the world isn’t unique to Toronto but I have found that the interaction of […]

Continuing Confusion When Visiting Bogota

View from Monserrate in Bogota

Visiting Bogotá has always caused mixed feelings.  The city is the capital of Colombia and the only real large cosmopolitan center in the country with just over 7 million inhabitants. The next largest city is Medellin with roughly 3 million people (Medellin is a city with a small town attitude).  Bogota is the only city […]

Meet Jordan: The Safest Country In The Middle East

Top of the Monastery Petra

Trying to find the safest country in the Middle East is quite similar to picking a needle out of a haystack. In our modern world it would be the equivalent of trying to find an 18 year world without an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy smart phone.  You really should upgrade if you don’t already have […]

Best Things To Do In Medellin: Tourist Attractions

Best Things To Do In Medellin: Tourist Attractions

The top tourist attractions in Medellin are not numerous but all of the things to do in Medellin are special in their own right.  The attractions in the city are a lot of fun and one of the most unique aspects is getting to know the people.  Since the fall of being the drug capital of Colombia […]

Understanding & How To Avoid Bank Fees While Traveling

It’s important to understand & learn how to avoid bank fees while traveling. Avoiding credit card fees, currency exchange fees, and foreign transaction fees while traveling overseas is important in order to save money for more trips and adventures.  In this travel tips post we are going to cover the main fees charged by banking and credit card […]

Things To Know About Visiting Medellin, Colombia

Medellin Colombia

These are the things to know about visiting Medellin, Colombia.  I’ve been rediscovering life in the city ever since I arrived just a few days ago. It has been an extremely rigorous year of travel in 2013. So far I have visited upwards of 15 countries across five continents and lived in six different countries. […]

Scuba Diving With Sea Turtles In Hawaii

Sea Turtle Hawaii

Diving with sea turtles in Hawaii is an amazing experience and one of our new contributing Wandering Traders decided to send us a hello from a recent trip scuba diving in Hawaii.  If you don’t remember Tyler was the winner of our recent contest to Jordan and he has already become a Wandering Trader in […]