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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 Virgin Thai Massage Experience

massages in Thailand

  My first Thai massage is what I would describe as glorious, interesting, and soothing.  The first day I had arrived on the exotic island of Koh Samui to attend a boring island hopping yacht party the topic came up. It was after what would become the cheapest meal I have ever had on the […]

Bedouin Whiskey and Fairytales: Jordan

Bedouin Whiskey

This is a guest post by Honcho Extreme, the winner of the Jordan contest! ———————————– Bedouin Whiskey and Fairytales: Jordan. Just let that sink in for a moment.  “Sounds like a scam to me… if it was so easy everyone would do it… lifestyles like that only exist in fairytales…” Even my optimistic friends were […]

Final Frontier: Visiting All Seven Continents

Final Frontier: Visiting All Seven Continents

Visiting all seven continents is no easy task.  What is it about our love of exploration that leads us into the unknown? Is it the old adage that the grass is always greener on the other side? Or is it just the lust for adventure and finding out what we cannot see or have yet […]

Learning How To Speak Brazilian Portuguese: Basic Expressions

Brazilian Halle Berry

Learning how to speak Brazilian Portuguese was nothing short of challenging even though I speak Spanish.  The many Brazilian Portuguese basic expressions are quite similar to Spanish but most people don’t realize that Brazilians can understand the Spanish better than Spanish people can understand Brazilian. In written form the words are nearly identical but the […]

Madame Wandering Trader Chronicles: Onward To Khajuraho

Lalit Temple View Hotel

We traveled on an overnight train to Khajuraho, it was very uncomfortable and unpleasant experience, we tough it would be fun for the experience, unfortunately it didn’t worked out that way. Once we arrived to Khajuraho, our world totally changed! The drive to the hotel was absolutely beautiful, it was very cold, more than we had […]

The Harlem Shake In Jordan: Local Bedouin Edition

Instead of doing the Harlem Shake with coworkers or even friends we decided to enlist locals while on our trip to Jordan.  This was located in the spectacular Wadi Rum region which is a very popular valley in southern Jordan. The video shows a bit of the personality of the Jordanian people.  What we found […]

Visiting Jordan: First 4 Days in Pictures

Sand Storm

Visiting Jordan has been quite eye opening.  Exploring the capital of Amman and the surrounding areas for only 4 days it has been nothing short of spectacular.  Sand storms, elevated security thanks to a President Obama visit, sunsets, ancient Roman cities, desert castles, oh my! The winner of the contest to Jordan arrives tomorrow after […]

The Marathon Has Started!

traveling around the world

My foray into India is all but gone but the marathon has just begun. At the end of last year I ended a three month trip traveling through India. I arrived in New York City for a day trading event and couldn’t be happier to arrive in the great US and A. A comment was […]

Nomadic Matt’s How To Travel The World On $50 Per Day

Matt Kepnes Nomadic Matt

My official Nomadic Matt’s How To Travel the World on $50 A Day book review.   Nomadic Matt, otherwise known as Matthew Kepnes, is a travel blogger that runs the budget travel site NomadicMatt.com. I actually met Matt when I first started my current endless around the world trip. There was a travel blogger meetup at […]

The Jordan Contest Winner Is Announced!

The Jordan Contest Winner Is Announced!

We announced late last year that we were going to give one lucky person the chance to visit Jordan. Hosting one of the new seven wonders of the world Jordan is a unique country with great things to offer. Petra has been designated one of the new seven wonders of the world and is Jordan’s […]