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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The Best Hostel Customer Service in South Africa

The Best Hostel Customer Service in South Africa Before entering South Africa, I had no idea what to expect. Many fears ran through my head because of how the media portrays this African country. Car jacking, robbery, theft, murder, if it’s bad, South Africa probably has it. Shoestring Backpackers Looking up reviews online on Shoestring…

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Travel the World for One Year – July 2016 Update

It’s been awhile but I finally got around to writing the July update towards my one year trip around the world. It’s been really hectic for me as I scramble to get things done before I leave. My project list is huge not to mention tackling all the pre-trip activities. Pre-trip obstacles and task: Some…

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Which of the 5 Different Travel Styles Makes You Happy?

Did you know there are five different travel styles? Some people might think that my travel styles are kind of weird. Some people might say I should be spending more time in a specific country and really get a depth of experience as oppose to a shallow one. I do agree with the idea of spending more…

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The Starter’s Guide to Canadian Travel Hacking Part 1: Flights

The Starter’s Guide to Canadian Travel Hacking Part 1: Flights Canadian travel hacking is great. Not as good as the Americans but still great. That’s because we have the second best travel hacking opportunity in the whole wide world! Why should you travel hack? Do you want to see the world? Do you love getting travel deals? Want…

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Travel the World for 18 Months Patty Ho’s Story Meetup

Are you ready for Travel the World for 18 Months Meetup? Our guest speaker, Patty Ho, will delight everyone with her amazing journey around the world.   Her bio: Patty Ho, a former professional web designer from Toronto decided to quit her full time corporate work and embarked a 18 month solo around the world…

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