As great as it is to see the world, it's the people you share travel experiences with that makes the places worth remembering.
An Interview with my First Host Couchsurfing. Sure, I’ve heard the word before and known such a thing existed, but it wasn’t until about a month ago that I took a serious look at it. Although I no longer have a permanent home in the Philippines, I have been returning to the islands frequently and… Continue reading Things to Know About Couchsurfing
All of this packing and moving around has inspired me to start a travel dos and don'ts series, which I'm kicking off today with packing easy and packing light.
Or: How to Eat and Drink When Traveling to Feel Great and Not Get Sick.
Whether you're planning a vacation, preparing for a business trip, or possibly relocating to a foreign country, here are my best tips on how to learn a language fast, before your trip and while abroad. Let's start with what not to do. Having lived in the Philippines for eight years and speaking shamefully little of… Continue reading Picking up a Language Abroad: Dos and Don’ts
All you need to travel the world these days (besides a passport) is online employment and there's always work in language teaching, especially if you're a native English speaker.
Ours, at the moment, is Bontoc Road in La Trinidad, and we'll be here for at least a week or two. Once we had secured our most basic necessity--the internet--we were ready to cover a few other bases: healthy food and a gym. After yesterday's walk up and down the road, we ended up at… Continue reading Staying Healthy on the Road