10 Awesome Things To Do In Florence, Italy

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Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  I actually lived there over a year and half, and fell in love with the lifestyle and culture.  It's a small city that's easy to walk around, plenty of amazing restaurants, and incredible…

The Ultimate Music Festival Camping Packing List

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Camping at music festivals can be one of the best parts about the entire experience, but it can also be the absolute worst if you don't come prepared. At every camping festival you attend, you are guaranteed to notice which groups are "festival pros", and which are the "camping rookies".

Paradise Found: Sailing Through the Whitsunday Islands

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I remember the first time I saw a picture of Whitehaven beach…I thought like it looked too perfect for words.  I vowed to myself that I would make it there someday, and now that I finally have — I’m still in disbelief that it actually…

Top 10 Incredible Things To Do in Cairns

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Cairns, which is typically referred to as the "Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef" is an absolute must-see destination in Australia.  I spent five full days exploring Cairns, and could have easily stayed another week or two.  When you walk…

The Highlights of 26 Months Traveling & Living Around The World

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I’m currently 40,000 feet above earth flying from Brussels to Philadelphia. I’m about three glasses of red wine deep, and it’s bringing out some serious emotions. HOLY SHIT...I'M GOING HOME... For those who haven’t been following…

Top 10 Amazing Things To Do in Arugam Bay

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Arugam Bay is hands down my favorite place in all of Sri Lanka.   During my first visit to the country, I ended up staying here for 10 days, and fell in love with the laid-back atmosphere.  It's a small town with just one main street of shops,…

Quit Your Job, Move Abroad, and Open a Hostel: The Hangtime Story

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It's crossed every traveler's mind. It's the classic "backpacker dream" to move to a faraway land, open up a hostel, and escape the "normal life" routine.  I've thought about it quite a lot myself, and I do think this is a business venture…

10 Amazing & Free Things To Do in Singapore

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It took me three separate visits to Singapore to really fall in love with the city.  It’s one of the places I could actually see myself live in for a couple years as an expat.  It’s extremely clean, excellent public transportation, and…

10 Awesome Things To Do in Amsterdam

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When it comes to things to do in Amsterdam, you will find that the list can get rather long.  I used to live in Leiden (about 35 minutes south), and I always loved heading into "the dam" and exploring different areas.  While some people…

The 5 Best Hotels & Places To Stay in Arugam Bay

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Arugam Bay is a must-visit for anyone planning a trip to Sri Lanka.  It's easily my favorite place in the entire country, and have spent around 3 weeks in total chilling, surfing, and partying in Arugam Bay.  If you're looking at going to…

Exploring the Coastlines & Beaches of Corfu, Greece

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My first trip to Corfu, Greece was back in 2011 when I was working as a guide for a small travel agency based in Italy.  It was our responsibility to take students to this hedonistic party hostel called The Pink Palace.  Each day was filled…

20 Instagrams That Will Inspire You to Visit LAOS

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During my extended travels in South-East Asia, I absolutely fell in love with Laos. It took me a really long time to get there, and I'm actually really upset with myself that I hadn't visited earlier. I honestly have no idea why I waited…