A Short And Sweet Story Of What It’s Like To Become Part Of The LBW Family
Two days ago I woke up in Costa Rica, ready to start the Costa Rica Explorer tour. I’ve been on one LBW tour before, and the group I was with felt like my family from day one and I was unsure if it would be the same for this trip…
Why Phuket is the Perfect Destination to Celebrate a Special Occasion
It’s no wonder Thailand is called the “Land of Smiles”. The locals are so welcoming and friendly while the tourists, also beaming with smiles, look so happy and relaxed. A place with such positive vibes, it makes the perfect destination to celebrate special moments with your loved ones.
Life Begins At The End Of Your Comfort Zone
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”. My friend Phát read this aloud to me as he pointed to the words tattooed in black on his arm. This is how Phát began the Vietnam Discovery Tour, and these words remained the echoing theme for the rest of the trip.
Traversing Two Vietnamese Worlds - Hanoi And Sa Pa
In four days, I've experienced two distinct personalities of Vietnam on the Life Before Work Vietnam Discovery Tour. The group has stayed busy weaving through vibrating streets, gorging on authentic Vietnamese BBQ in back alleys and embracing all aspects of culture offered to us by the welcoming company in Hanoi and Sa Pa.
The Secret To International Travel: Just Go
I'm currently curled up on a pleather airport seat in Washington, D.C. with 100 other travelers scowling in the gate lobby. The intense fluorescent ceiling lights highlight the unanimous ugly mood caused by storms and a flight delay to Los Angeles International Airport…
Bali Discovery Tour Part Two: Testimonials From An LBW Traveller
Life has been so crazy these last few days, trying to find a moment to sit down and write has been somewhat low on my priority as I don't want to miss a single moment of this adventure. After we left Kuta we drove to Ubud, where we spent the next three days.
10 Of The Most Bohemian Neighborhoods In The World
From the boho coffeeshops of East London to the ramshackle squat bars of Berlin, the alternative streets of Venice Beach to the surprisingly off-beat beatnik dives of Bangkok, we go in search of the world's most counterculture, cool areas. If you've packed the drainpipes and have a penchant for craft beer, this could just be the travel list for you…
How Long-term Travel Works And Why It's Becoming The New Thing
Picture it: You're reclining on a swinging hammock between two palms. Let's say you're in…Vietnam. The powdery sand of An Bang beach is sloping down into the South China Sea just meters from your discarded flipflops. The slosh of the water and the sway of the coconut trees echoes all around…