While my first few months in Japan have been focused largely on getting acclimated and becoming a person again, I've recently decided that it's time to get back to exploring. Since I've been so busy getting established, everything outside of my "hometown" is pretty much new to me. So like a toddler learning to take their first steps, I stumbled forth from the safety net of my apartment this past weekend to see what this new life had in store for me. This time, it brought me to the tiny island of Enoshima. Enoshima Located just over an hour south
Don't worry, I'm not dead! I know, I know. It's been a long time since I've put up a new blog post. I promise I haven't forgotten about this site and all of you. I've been away for a while, but I wanted to give you all a November update to get us all caught up. Things have been a bit hectic lately, but I have some exciting travel plans coming up in the near future, and I can't wait to bring you all along with me. In the meantime, I've been focusing on building out more of the static
You don't need to be rich to travel long-term, but no matter how well you budget, the well will eventually run dry. But don't worry, all is not lost. Before you pack it up and head home, check out these 5 remote jobs you can do from anywhere in the world. Best of all, they don't require any previous experience, so there is something for everyone! Remote Jobs Customer Service Representative Up until the past few years, if you needed customer service, it required a phone call and an entire afternoon free to listen to their on-hold music. Thankfully, times
If you've followed my blog for a while, you'll know that it has always been my goal to paint you the complete picture on long-term travel. Not just the glamorous highlights and Instagram-worthy sights, but the numerous challenges you are bound to face on your own adventures as well. What better way to do so than by bringing in other experienced travel bloggers to share their different perspectives and stories from the road? So with that, I'm happy to kick off my first ever travel blogger interview. I'm beyond excited to have my good friend Michael Hulleman from Hobo with
If you follow me on Instagram (and if you don't yet, start now!), you probably saw that I recently lived out my childhood fantasy of playing real life Mario Kart. Located in several spots around Tokyo and surprisingly somehow legal, these go-cart tours are a unique way to tour parts of the city. The tour normally costs around $80 US, but if you book through the discount site Voyagin, you can get it for just $47! Still a little pricey for when you're traveling longterm on a budget, but it does include your choice of ill-fitting, patent-infringing, motor oil stained costume.