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Flying for Free - How I Saved Thousands of Dollars by Travel Hacking

Flying for Free – How I Saved Thousands of Dollars by Travel Hacking

Here's how you can use the concepts behind travel hacking to save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on your next big adventure. Little work with big returns. What's better than traveling? Traveling for free...

Photo Favorite – Joshua Tree National Park

Photo Favorite – Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Trees in Joshua Tree National Park. I spent about a month living in and around the park, enjoying the nature and climbing a ton.

KingSumo Giveaway Contest Results and Summary

KingSumo Giveaway Contest Results and Summary

An in depth look at my first giveaway contest for an Aeropress Coffee Maker using the WordPress plugin KingSumo Giveaways and what I learned in the process of trying to grow my email list.

The Power of the Side Hustle and Freelancing

The Power of the Side Hustle and Freelancing

A side hustle, working for yourself, and freelancing can be a huge boost to your goals of long term travel and end up helping your career down the road.

September 2014 Income Report

September 2014 Income Report

As I mentioned publicly back in June, my goal is to cover 100% of my average expenses here in Medellin by October 2014. These monthly income reports are meant to hold me accountable to both myself...

Photo Favorite - Trans-Zion Trek (and Hitchhiking in Utah)

Photo Favorite – Trans-Zion Trek (and Hitchhiking in Utah)

I decided to do the (mostly) Trans-Zion Trek while I was in Southwest Utah--hiking from the northwest corner of the park across to Zion Canyon. After two days of hiking I finally began hiking adjacent to...

The Big Adventure Side Hustle Calculator

The Big Adventure Side Hustle Calculator

The typical model for long term travel is save, save, save - spend, spend, spend. Adding another equation into the mix can produce significant benefits.

Building a Successful Adventure Travel Blog

Building a Successful Adventure Travel Blog

An in depth look and review of the Travel Blog Success Course and what you need in order to have a successful adventure travel blog.

Photo Favorite – Riding into a Sandstorm in Yemen

Photo Favorite – Riding into a Sandstorm in Yemen

Riding into a sandstorm by motorbike in Mocha, Yemen. We hired a few mototaxis to drive us two hours down the beach, through the sand, with waves lapping at the tires, to go to the world's original coffee port, Mocha (also where the name of the beverage comes from).


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