How a Banana Saved Me From Getting Robbed in Italy

I was already having a bad experience in Italy thanks to the racist Italians I met in Rome and at the border of Switzerland. Quite honestly, getting robbed in Italy was the last thing that I wanted to happen. I didn’t want my experience in this country to be entirely bad.     Robbery attempt…

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Mount Roraima – Hiking “Up” the Lost World in Venezuela

For as long as I remember, I have always wanted to hike up Mount Roraima. There is something about this mountain that inspired the movie “Up” that draws me to it. Despite being located in the dangerous country of Venezuela, this table mountain attracts many tourist every year. After years of research, I finally found…

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Scammed by Our Hotel in Inle Lake Myanmar

When we went to other cities in Myanmar, we got great customer service. So it’s terrible what happened with our hotel in Inle Lake. As you well know, customer service can make or break your experience. Especially when it comes to accommodations. I have stayed in hostels that was not be aesthetically pleasing. But, because of amazing customer…

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7 Tips You Must Read Before Exploring Bagan Myanmar

Exploring Bagan Myanmar is definitely fun. This is especially true if you rent an e-bike and zoom around the place checking out different pagodas. However, there are many pitfalls you need to watch out for in order stay safe and to respect the Burmese culture. In this blog post, I will cover safety tips when…

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Shwedagon Pagoda and My Experience Exploring Yangon Myanmar

The Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the few temples I really wanted to see while I traveled through Southeast Asia. If I can only see one thing while I was in Yangon, Myanmar, it would be the Shwedagon Pagoda. After arriving in Yangon, Myanmar, Karen and myself checked ourselves in the hostel we were staying at. We stayed…

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Escaping a Mob of Hostile Rural South Africans in Coffee Bay

Coffee Bay looked like a perfect place to stop and spend the night during my road trip in South Africa. A beautiful beachside town in the wild coast sounds, what could go wrong? Journey to Coffee Bay Our journey started in Durban as Karen and myself started driving towards Coffee Bay. As soon as we arrived…

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