High as a Kite and Glowing Sands: My 48 Hour “Stayover” in Dubai!

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In recent years, almost every itinerary between Europe and Asia will stop somewhere in the Middle East,  either in Doha (Qatar), Muscat (Oman), Abu Dhabi, or Dubai (both in the UAE). This stable, well-to-do enclave of cities/countries on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula has capitalized on its geographic location more than once. First for the previously thought to be endless oil reserves, and now for being right smack between Europe and Asia and the perfect place for planes to refuel and break up long-haul trips. I can’t count how many times I’ve stopped in this part of the Middle East on my way to Asia.…

15 of The Best Cities in The World from Full-Time Vagabonds!

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Have you ever been to a new city and instantly felt some sort of indescribable connection? Walked down a quaint street as you saw apartments with signs for rent and began to imagine yourself chilling on the stoop having a cold one with your awesome neighbors? Caught a smile from the opposite sex (or same) and thought, wow, I could actually live here! While the thought of putting down permanent roots somewhere is still a horrifying notion for many of us below, it’s nice to “pretend” once in a while, so without further ado,  here is a selection of 15 of the best…

Mexico’s Almost Best Kept Secret – Isla Holbox!

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There aren’t many places in the world these days that can be dubbed veritable paradises, but, I’ve just been to one, Isla Holbox (pronounced Hole-Bosh). Ever since the creation of Cancun in the 1970s by the Mexican Government and some hoteliers, the Mayan Riviera has exploded with tourism, now stretching more than 80 miles (130 km) south to the picturesque Mayan Ruins of Tulum (which has become a small city itself after a major boon in foreign/local investment). While places like Playa Del Carmen (fastest growing city in North America) allure vacation goers looking for more of an “adventurous” vacation…

The Kingdom Tower: The soon-to-be tallest building in the world!

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At present, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, soaring over 2,700 feet into the sky in Dubai. However, there are developers in Saudi Arabia that are attempting to dethrone the Emiratis by building an even higher tower. Known as the Kingdom Tower, it is a project that has attracted a lot of attention and notoriety from experts around the world. Until now, you may have not heard of this structure; below, we will fill you in on all the details surrounding this ambitious project. The essential info With the ground being broken on this massive skyscraper…

Taking A Couple Pieces from Tani Mens Wear For A Spin

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This past month I had the chance to try out some premium men’s lounge wear from Tani USA. Tani produces very hiqh-quality Men’s underwear and lounge wear and are based in Brooklyn, NYC. Tani describes their design process as the following, “Our prevailing aesthetic is pure. There are no hidden pouches, panels or gimmicks. Design is streamlined, classic with a nod to modernity. We want the first thing you put on in the morning to be comfortable, uncomplicated and complementary.” I’d have to agree. I tried a pair of the Grey French Terry Lounge Pants and a Black Silkcut Vneck Undershirt.…

My List of The Most Underrated and Overrated Travel Destinations in The World

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In the seemingly endless sea of online content promoting certain destinations, sponsored or not, it gets to be quite cumbersome to sort through it all and decide what places are actually going to be better than your expectations, and some that will most certainly, not live up to them. As a travel blogger, I find it my duty to not only share which places I think are amazing to visit, but also the ones that you should probably drop to the bottom of your bucket list. Here is my list of the most underrated travel destinations in the world and the most…

Ridin’ Dirty in The Yucatan with Matt Karsten from The Expert Vagabond!

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Last week I got to do one of my favorite things in the world, climb onto a motorcycle and cruise around for an entire day. I linked up with Matt Karsten from Expert Vagabond.com and Evelina from Earth Wanderess.com and we rented some pretty bad ass Harleys just south of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico with plans to ride down to the beautiful Mayan Ruins of Coba. We started our journey at Harley Adventures where the owner Eikka suited us up with our bikes and helped fill us in on our planned route. I was on a Sporster Iron 883, one of my favorite bikes…

Where was this contest when I graduated college?! The AXA Great Global Adventure

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When I graduated college in 2010, job prospects were bleak. My dreams of round-the-world travel seemed even farther away than landing a decent job that interested me. I had to get creative in the way that I made a living and still have the time to build my business up to where it was viable enough for me to actually put food in my mouth. Fast-forward 5 years and I’m finally on my own and a true, “Digital Nomad.” But AXA, one of the largest international insurance and asset management companies in the world has created one of the coolest…