Gap Year

In this latest top 10 series, I will be covering the top 10 life lessons I learned during my 380 days of travel around the world. Here is a list of Ten Top 10 I will be covering in this series: Countries Cities People Horrible Experiences Favourite Experiences Life Lessons Hikes and Treks Airlines Accommodation Food…
Booking an Aeroplan mini-RTW is hands down the best redemption value for your Aeroplan miles. Typically, when you book your Aeroplan miles, you will fly to one destination and back. However, with the new Aeroplan mini-RTW method, you can have a total of 11 stopovers and 16 segments! This is an amazing value for…
Here’s the fun part! In this article, I tabulated not just my spending but also my complete 380 days around the world travel stats! My Complete 380 Days Around the World Travel Stats 380 days of travel spending totals: Total days spent travelling around the world – 380 days Total 380 days around the…
After completing the South America segment of my one year trip around the world, my first lengthy stop in Europe was in Poland. My first destination in Poland is Poznan where I managed to secure a volunteer work through Workaway. My volunteer work is for a company called JustSpeak and my job is to…
When my cousin Archie, his girlfriend Carol, and myself first arrived at the city of Puerto Princesa, we were very excited to start exploring this city. We wanted to jump right in and start seeing what Palawan has to offer. Archie quickly booked the Puerto Princesa city tour with our hotel. The company that…
After months of backpacking, going to Hong Kong felt great! Karen and myself have been backpacking for nearly three months and we just felt exhausted. Because we messed up our finances from poor spending decisions while traveling in the Middle East, we’ve been very careful with our money since then. This means we have…
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…
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…