Skype Dates

What started as a necessary use of a tool ended up being a necessary part of fighting loneliness on the road.

Book Review: The Miracle Morning

For me, waking up early is the secret to everything I've achieved. Seriously, looking back at the last few years, I can't believe that I have...

On Being a Nomad In Your Own Backyard

One thing I've recently realized is that my life is pretty much similar to what it was before I got rid of my San Francisco apartment...

Book Review: The Art of Travel

When I picked up The Art of Travel, I knew absolutely nothing about the book, so I just naturally assumed that the book was about how...

The Art of Travel: Bringing Yourself With You

I'm currently reading The Art of Travel - an amazing travel book that philosophically analyzes travel through art. One of the chapters that struck me was the...

New Zealand's Boxing Day

As an American, when I first heard of my New Zealand friends referring to Boxing Day, I thought it was a day of watching sports on...

My First Kiwi Christmas

I'm not much of a holiday person, and I've only celebrated Christmas a few times in my life (twice I think!). Still, being alone on the...