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If travel was free, where would you go?
I’ve seen people post quotes and images on social media stating, “If travel were free you’d never see me...
Homeless in Paris
I ended up homeless on the streets of Paris. I don't always get it right.
Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer
People attending my art events, when pondering over my travel photography, always comment on “how they wish they had...
Vancouver, a metropolitan diamond in the rough

I’ve traveled to Vancouver so many times it has become my home away from home – but never have I captured a photograph of the famous Inuksuk near English Bay in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – until now 🙂

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Looking back on eight years in Canada

This week I celebrated my eight “Canaversary” – time flies when you’re having fun, or not at all. It’s been a hell of a ride, and I’m grateful to those who shared some (or all) of it with me.

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I’m giving away free copies of my Travel book!
My publisher has overstocked some of my travel books – and while supplies last they have agreed to let me give them away for absolutely FREE! I would love to send you a copy to keep for yourself or give away to someone else. Simply order one for yourself... Read more
Should you quit your job and travel the world?
There’s been a trend lately with the rise of modern day, permanent nomads. They’re adventurers who sell everything they own to live a life of permanent travel. I’ve met a few of them and I’m very impressed by their lifestyle choice. I commend them for living their lives the... Read more
Overbooking airline seats should be outlawed
On my way to Miami I got stuck for nearly two days in Newark thanks to poor management by United Airlines (read the full article on flying their “friendly” skies here). I usually enjoy hanging out at the airport, but two days on seven dollar meal vouchers is, even for... Read more
Is it time to take a permanent vacation?
There are days where I just want to drop everything and leave. Not what you might expect from the author of a bestselling book about happiness – but some days I’ve just had enough of it all. Enough of western society, the way people treat each other, the loneliness... Read more
How to get a free roundtrip flight anywhere in North America
I wrote an entire book about my travel hacking principles, but the one question I keep getting is about the magical free airfare. I’ve even seen people post quotes and images on social media stating, “If travel were free you’d never see me again”. Well, I replied, it is, and... Read more
How to eat like a local when traveling abroad
When I arrive in a new place, I don’t like to have a quick meal at the first restaurant that catches my eye. The food usually turns out to be disappointing and the service even worse. Being stuck in a bad tourist-trap restaurant is such a waste of a... Read more
How to avoid surprise airline fees
When I first got introduced to the wonderful world of air transportation, things were pretty friendly. A kind word or genuine smile would easily get an overweight suitcase past the scale and on board of the plane, without paying any extra fees. It does seem that mentality has changed. Nowadays... Read more
If I could live again my life

Moments (Spanish: ‘Instantes’) is the title of a poem that’s often incorrectly attributed to Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges.

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