travel horror stories

As I climb upward on that rollercoaster known as “reverse culture shock”— yay honeymoon phase!— I can’t help but consider life. Things are about to get permanent. Real permanent. I nabbed a job. We secured an apartment in downtown Boston. Future life is on our minds and for the most part— besides a work trip Read More

machismo south america fresh coffee stains

Machismo (noun)— Having an unusually high or exaggerated sense of masculinity, including an attitude that aggression, strength, sexual prowess, power and control is the measure of someone's manliness (touché Urban Dictionary). When I was in my 20s, I had so-called balls. Big balls. The kind of reckless balls that were blatantly ignorant to all impending Read More

long term travel woes

Robbie and I are in month two of our epic criss cross of South America. And while we’ve seen and experienced some incredible things (that giant ass glacier, those creepy ass Moai), we’ve also had ample time to contemplate all the shitty things about long term travel. Yes, there are plenty and there’re not the Read More