12 Music Festivals in South East Asia to Experience Before You Die

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There might not be as many music festivals in South East Asia as there are in other areas of the world, but that is slowly changing.  With the ever-growing popularity of electronic music, more and more festivals are popping up in this region.…

Labuan Bajo to Lombok Overland Travel

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Getting from Labuan Bajo to Lombok overland takes 24 hours, and is not a journey that one would normally describe as enjoyable.  But I myself went through it to save some money, and it was not as bad as I thought it was going to. I had just…

Gili Trawangan; It's Not Goodbye...It's See You Later...

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I'm sitting in a restaurant waiting for my boat back to the mainland.  I can hear the bells ringing from the horse carts, the distant sounds of prayer coming from the mosque, and eavesdropping on a couple young backpackers recanting their drunken…

Batu Batong: The Best Snorkeling of My Entire Life!

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Just a couple days ago I encountered hands down -- the best snorkeling of my entire life.  I joined Uber Scuba in Labuan Bajo, Flores on one of their dive trips.  The entire experience was really great, and I would highly recommend diving…

Uber Scuba Diving in Labuan Bajo, Flores

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I had just finished an incredible 4 day trip sailing from Lombok - Flores, and I thought my adventures on a boat were finished.  I was wrong.  So very wrong. Friends that I had met on the Komodo Tour decided to book a diving trip with Uber…

Komodo Island Trip Review: Sailing from Lombok to Flores

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You know the saying, "third time's the charm"...?  Well, that's how many times it took me to come to Indonesia and finally hop on one of the Komodo Island tours.   I'm actually kinda mad at myself it took me this long, because the entire experience…

The Ultimate Backpacker's Guide To Gili Trawangan

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Backpacking Gili Trawangan will certainly be an experience you'll never forget!  It's one of my favorite islands in Southeast Asia, and easily one of the most beautiful destinations I've ever visited!  It's a popular party destination, which…

The Best Sunset I've Seen in MONTHS; Gili Trawangan

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It was a day like any other on Gili Trawangan.  I went to the beach, had a couple delicious meals, drank a coconut, snorkeled, rode my bike, and pretty much relaxed. I have already been on the Gili Islands for over 10 days, and have already…

The Ultimate Travel Resource Guide for South-East Asia

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I've spent over a year living, traveling, studying, and working around South-East Asia.  When it comes to travel resources, these are my absolute favorite websites and tools for finding the best accommodation, cheap flights, awesome communities,…

The 5 BEST PARTY ISLANDS in SOUTH-EAST-ASIA

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  Looking for the best places to party in South-East Asia?  Well, I'm here to help.  I've spent a good time traveling, backpacking, and partying around this corner of the world, and this place definitely has some top-notch…

The Best Year Of My Life: 2014 - A Year In Review

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Looking back on 2014 brings me nothing but amazing and life-changing memories.  I don’t even know how to express how much year this has influenced my life, but I will always look at 2014 as the year when I got it all “somewhat figured out”.…

The 5 Best Places To Trip on Magic Mushrooms in South-East Asia

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You might be surprised to find out that Magic Mushrooms are pretty common in several destinations around South-East Asia. This hallucinogenic party drug shouldn't be taken lightly though -- the powerful components in these mushrooms…