Learning Permaculture in the South African Forest

The last week at Pachamama Forest Retreat has been my first true off-the-grid living experience. This little, self-sustainable community lies amidst the towering trees of indigineous forest outside Knysna, South Africa. Through eco-friendly technologies and the dedication of each person here, Pachamama exists to create a nourishing relationship between humans and the Earth. People work …

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Guide To Working Holiday Visas In Australia (First and Second Year)

All the basic information needed to apply for a Working Holiday Visa in Australia, including some helpful tips for living over here. Australia, the "Land Down Under", the land of picturesque beaches, lush rainforests and vast deserts. Home to intriguing accents, famous landmarks, exotic animals, lazy surf towns and ancient aboriginal mysteries. It’s no surprise …

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Conquering Rainbow Mountain, Peru

As originally published on GoNomad Months before I traveled to South America, I saw a picture of Rainbow Mountain somewhere on this vast internet. The second my eyes touched the image of the thick stripes of vivid colors plastered across the mountain’s surface, I decided I had to go there. I was determined to see this …

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Solo Vs. Group Travel

How to combat the downsides and cherish the upsides of  traveling alone, or with friends. Many people ponder the differences between traveling alone and traveling with a group. Both have their perks and their obstacles, but in the end the experience is always rewarding nonetheless. Having done both many times, I'll break down some of …

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How To Survive A Full Year Of Study Abroad

Tips for making the most out of studying abroad for a full year. Many American college students make the wise choice to study abroad, although most only spend a single semester overseas. For those who spend a full school year abroad, some different lifestyle tactics are required to ensure that you can not only afford …

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How To Afford Travelling The World In Your 20’s

Tips on how to afford travel when you're young & broke. I've written about most of my travels on this blog before, but I still get questions ALL THE TIME about how I maintain a traveling lifestyle. Most of these questions revolve around money, so I want to write a detailed article outlining exactly how …

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