If you've ever been to Las Vegas, you're probably familiar with the feeling of desperately wanting to get out of Las Vegas. And if you left Las Vegas and drove west towards LA, you'd soon pass through the last town in Nevada, a place known to the locals as "Stateline." This is the small city... Continue Reading →
No service in this desert! Will resume posting when I'm back in Civilization. Happy Friday!
After a long day preparing to go hiking, it was about 6pm today when I realized I needed a "bear canister" - an animal resistant food jar - in order to even enter Sequoia National Park and get on the Pacific Crest Trail. But I got the darn thing, and tomorrow I will take a... Continue Reading →
I am at: 5922 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028 Lat: 34.10144092, Lng: -118.31898742 http://maps.google.com/maps?&z=10&q=34.10144092+-118.31898742(Pool+Location)&mrt=yp
If you want to get paid to travel, and you're not into the travel blogger thing, being a roadie for a band is probably the next best thing. I'm writing this post backstage at a rock and roll concert, and I fully realize how lucky I am to be saying that. I was in Guatemala... Continue Reading →
After 15 months of backpacking around the world, I'm lucky to have experienced some amazing places. Here are some of my favorites, in no particular order. Malaysia: I took this picture in Penang, which is an incredible city for street art. Malaysia, in general, is less touristy than its northern neighbor, Thailand, and it's just as beautiful. Go hiking in Cameron... Continue Reading →
Los Angeles, CA: Looking for a cheap hostel in LA? Most are in the $35-$50 range, plus 14% for LA's hotel tax. I tried out two cheaper options. I compared the two, but I deleted the "pros" and "cons" because who am I to judge whether these are good or bad? Option 1 - Living in a van in the... Continue Reading →
On May 20, 2017, I hiked Wildwood Canyon and took a photo every 60 seconds until I reached the top. By the time I summited, I had 42 photos of 42 minutes of sunrise, which I made into a 42 second video. Wildwood Canyon Park is a quick and steep hike in Burbank, CA that affords a view of... Continue Reading →