Sunset in Aruba – Stuck in Customs

25 May 2020 : Monday May 2020 : Monday See More Photos of:&nbsp&nbspAruba, Camera Gear, Sony A7R 2, Travel New Jason Silva on MDMA and healing with MAPS Here’s a new video from Jason Silva. He mentions MAPS which is a great organization to which I have donated! Daily Photo – Sunset in Aruba Now that I’ve been living in the mountains and trees for so long, I’m thinking about how fun it is at the beach! It might be the opposite for people on the…

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12 Things to See and Do in Bergen, Norway (Updated 2020)

Posted: 5/25/2020 | May 25th, 2020 Enveloped by steep mountains and sitting next to the country’s deepest and longest fjord, Bergen is a small city tucked away on the west coast of Norway. Though home to only 220,000 people, there’s a surprising amount of things to see and do in this tiny city. You can easily spend days here hiking its natural surroundings, relaxing on a fjord cruise, eating fresh seafood, and learning about its long history. I stayed about three days during my visit and felt I could have…

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111 Core French Words — The Most Commonly Used Words in French

Want to jumpstart your French by learning the core words you need to understand the language? With about 100 French words, you can understand the majority of what you hear. It’s important to learn the right words, though! These words are those that appear most in newspapers, novels, and even conversations. Why? Many words like le, la, les, de, etc. appear in almost every French sentence, much like the English “a”, “the”, or “of”. Building a foundation in French with these words can help you become fluent in French faster.…

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My 7 Favorite Hostels in Miami

Posted: 5/23/2020 | May 23rd, 2020 Miami is a party city. There are just no two ways about it. People come here to get wild, visit nightclubs, lounge on the beach, and drink the nights away. While it’s not a city I particularly love, even I’ll admit they know how to have fun here. I’ve been visiting Miami for years. There are a lot of things to consider when selecting a hostel here. The top four when picking the best hostel in Miami are: Location – Miami is huge and…

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Above the Starbucks – Stuck in Customs

Passport Sunday Party In today’s Passport Sunday, you’ll see a fun edit of today’s daily photo from Tokyo! Japanese Girls in the Wild I make a few inappropriate references in today’s Passport Sunday video, so I don’t apologize for that. You’ll see how this edit does a little bit more of an extreme HDR illustrative look. Enjoy! Daily Photo – Above the Starbucks This is a fun tableau vivant from an evening scene in Tokyo. I wander around most of the day with my camera trying to find interesting slices…

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A Local’s Guide to What to do in Barcelona at Night

Barcelona, a mind-blowing city with an architectural wonder on its center: Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia. But what is there to do in Barcelona at night? A lot! The cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is a city of culture, art & enjoyment. Are you ready to have the best time of your life?  Party, crazy people, incredible bars & insane disco…but that is not all there is to do in Barcelona at night. Here is the local guide for those travelers on a budget and NetFlix lovers that prefer to discover…

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My 4 Favorite Hostels in Toronto

Posted: 5/23/2020 | May 23rd, 2020 Toronto is Canada’s version of New York City. It’s a diverse, multicultural city with a vibrant nightlife, amazing food scene, and tons of fun things to see and do — no matter what season you visit in. While it may lack the historic charm of Montreal or the natural beauty of Vancouver, Toronto is a massive metropolis that will easily keep you entertained. However, it can also be an expensive city to visit. Budget hotels are inconveniently located and Airbnb prices rise every year.…

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A Little Village near Mount Fuji – Stuck in Customs

23 May 2020 : Saturday May 2020 : Saturday Another Show Suggestion On Netflix, there is a new show called “Have a Good Trip on Psychadelics” that is absolutely hilarious. There are funny stories from Anthony Bourdain, Carrie Fisher, and a ton of others. Daily Photo – A Little Village near Mount Fuji It’s hard to believe how huge Mount Fuji is until you see it in person. It’s so big you can even see it from Tokyo! There is a hike that you can take…

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Spanish Uncovered Review — An Honest, Detailed Review on Learning Spanish with Story

So, I did a thing last year. Maybe you read about it? I completed a three-month Spanish mission. I went from zero Spanish to a 15-minute conversation after just 90 days. It was a blast! Since then, lots of people have asked me what resources I used. I’ve found when language learning, it’s a good idea to have one main resource to guide you. For Spanish, I used Olly Richards’ Spanish Uncovered. Have you heard of Olly? He’s a language learning expert who speaks nine languages. Here’s his long list…

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Busy Day in Shinjuku – Stuck in Customs

22 May 2020 : Friday May 2020 : Friday Show Suggestion If you haven’t seen a show called “Devs” – then definitely check it out if you like Sci-Fi. It’s made by the same guy that did Ex Machina, so if you loved that, you’ll love this show too. Daily Photo – Busy Day in Shinjuku This area of Tokyo is gold for photos! There’s not a bad angle, and, even better, no one cares if you use a tripod. Or, if they do mind, Japanese…

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