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My Stay at Cleverdale Guesthouse, Worthing, Barbados

I'm a last-minute kind of guy. I procrastinate until the time is well within the realm of the unreasonable. This past weekend, on my...

Immersion Into Foreign Culture from the Comfort of My Home

No, I am not an armchair traveler, and I don't promote the idea so much; the best way to experience and learn about the...
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Giddy Nonetheless: Can’t Travel? Bring Destinations to You

A month ago, I came back home from an all-too-short first trip to Warsaw, Poland, and the impression that this city and all the...

Best Trip Yet: The Great Northern Italy Adventure

Dec. 24, 2012: NYC to AMS I should have started this trip more responsibly. One of my best friends, Joseph, and I had booked tickets...

My Great 2012 Mileage Run: 4 Countries, 5 Days

I have talked a bit about mileage runs in the recent past, yet I've actually never completed one. I bought a ticket in the...

Bohemian Days: A Journey Through Prague

Prague, the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, and historical capital of Bohemia proper, was founded circa 885 AD. Overall, the city...

Celebrating New Year’s in Padova (Padua), Italy

My Great Northern Italy Adventure continued a bit past my intended stay. I was scheduled to return home to New York City on the...

Jude Law and a Semester Abroad

After my friend Ania left my place a few weeks ago, where I had been hosting her while she couchsurfed in New York City,...

Niagara Falls Road Trip with Friends

A Niagara Falls road trip with friends of mine, followed by wings at the original Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY, then overnight at Ian's family home in Sodus, NY. The next day we went to the Chimney Bluffs in Huron, NY, and then stopped in Syracuse, NY for a dinner before heading back to New York City.

How to Get Rich Hosting a Couchsurfer

I just hosted my first couchsurfer, Ania, last week, and I loved every minute of it. In the end, after balancing the checkbook, it...