Iceland’s Westfjords: The 1300Km Week

Last week, we had a bit of time off from volunteering and ended up renting a car to drive to the Westfjords in Iceland. We didn’t have much time to plan, since we arrived on the 31st of May in Iceland and almost immediately had one of our monthly weeks off. We work quite a…

China Survey: Results

Thank you very much to everyone who responded to the survey I put up about China in 2016. It was very interesting to see how people said they view China. The biggest takeaways: The majority of respondents have never set foot in China. More respondents have a negative view of China than a positive one….

Travel Talk

Here’s the talk I did at a local high school (my old school!) today. It’s meant to be encouraging to young people looking to get into this nomadic travel lifestyle. It went over quite well! If anyone, high schooler or no, has questions for me about travel and this life I’ve chosen, contact me directly…

The Last Bits of Shanghai

It’s nearly time to head out of Shanghai, and on to the next adventure. Although in reality, Shanghai hasn’t felt much like adventure a lot of the time. It’s important to make money for reasons like student debt and computers that get sweated to death by the house itself in this city, but it sure…

Beer in Situ: Song Tasting Room

The Pertinents Song Tasting Room 259 Jiashan Road (near Jongjia Rd), in the alleyway under the Jiashan Market arch Founded in¬†2016 Review¬† Tiny but great! It was like a dream. The music was essentially my playlist for the last seven years, and making me feel like maybe there was an interesting Universe moment. The place…