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.

Life Begins At The End Of Your Comfort Zone

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.

Traversing Two Vietnamese Worlds - 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…

The Secret To International Travel: Just Go

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.

Bali Discovery Tour Part Two: Testimonials From An LBW Traveller

Why City Breaks Are Going To Look Very Different In 10 Years

Travel is changing. And if that seems like an obvious statement, sorry. But it's true. It's changing at such a pace, even us LBW globetrotting maestros can find it hard to keep up with all the new-fangled trends in the industry.

Why City Breaks Are Going To Look Very Different In 10 Years

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…

10 Of The Most Bohemian Neighborhoods In The World

The Millennial Traveler: A New Globetrotter For A New Era

You might spot them framing the perfect selfie on a beachfront somewhere in Southeast Asia. You might spot them chin wagging with Cambodian locals over a fish amok and ice-cold beer in the shadow of Angkor Wat.

The Millennial Traveler: A New Globetrotter For A New Era

Chiang Mai Days

Oh, Chiang Mai – you beautiful. Thailand's second-largest city has risen and risen in recent decades to become a staple on the travel itineraries of thousands of backpackers making for the wondrous Land of Smiles.

Chiang Mai Days

The Difference Between Vacations And Traveling

At the risk of sounding obnoxious, we delve into the fundamental differences between travel and vacations. Both involve heading somewhere that's not your usual place, but both are totally different pursuits. What? How? When? Who?

The Difference Between Vacations And Traveling

My Blissful Bali Adventure: Kuta

As the wheels of the plane touched the ground, my heart genuinely skipped a beat. Excitement coursed through my body as the realization that I had finally arrived kicked in. My Blissful Bali adventure had finally begun after months of anticipation and I couldn’t be more thrilled…

My Blissful Bali Adventure: Kuta

The Changing Way We Travel With Tech

Whether you're hitching a ride in a pound-saving Uber across the neighbourhoods of downtown London or snapping a selfie to post on your Insta account, the chance that you've used at least one piece of tech on your travels in the last year is close to 100%.

The Changing Way We Travel With Tech

Memoirs Of Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the most immersive and enthralling metropolises on Earth. It pulses with life, with scooters, with human cries. It vibrates with the clang of Buddhist prayer bells, and froths with the eager anticipation of first-time backpackers on the Banana Pancake Trail. Five years absent, I've finally returned…

Memoirs Of Bangkok

10 Ways To Tell You're A Flashpacker, Not A Backpacker

Gone is the backpack, forgotten are the days of the hostel dorm room. You're now a flashpacker; a traveler with no less a love for the exotic wonders of the globe, but a tad more cash in the wallet and a taste for the finer things. Sound like you?

10 Ways To Tell You're A Flashpacker, Not A Backpacker

Ways Travel Helps You Live Life To The Fullest

There's no shortage of travel bloggers out there willing to wax lyrical about the delights of a life on the road. Some will spurt quotes from long-gone explorers about cracking the comfort zone and heading all Clint Eastwood-like over the horizon..

Ways Travel Helps You Live Life To The Fullest

Living The Bali Beach Life

Just the word "Bali" has become a byword for the good life. It conjures images of jungle-fringed beaches and cascading rice terraces, of tropical vistas and salt-spraying seas, all underpinned with a current of mystery and magic, wreathed in incense and scented with enticing peanut satay and BBQ smoke...

Living The Bali Beach Life