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Interview With Andrew About Life In Malta

You have lived in Malta for many years now. What unique perspectives and insights has this given you? My adventure living overseas started when I...
MacRitchie Reservoir TreeTop Walk Monkeys

MacRitchie Reservoir, TreeTop Walk & Wild Monkeys In Singapore!

MacRitchie Reservoir is Singapore's oldest and largest reservoir. It was completed in 1868 largely because of a donation from Tan Kim Seng. He donated...

Here Is My Climb Mount Kilimanjaro Training Program

Here is the climb Mount Kilimanjaro training program I started using about 4 months before the climb. It's important to strengthen your legs, heart...
Misty Stetz On Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Interview With Misty Stetz On Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Why did you want to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? A couple of friends had climbed prior and shared with me their experiences and how it changed...
1st place for Keo Chang and team member George Chow

Interview With Keo Chang On Racing Cars

I had the opportunity to interview Keo Chang on his experience racing cars. He is currently racing in the Blancpain GT Asia Series with...
Richard_Tan_and_Bjorn

Interview with Richard Tan, CEO & Founder of Success Resources

I had the wonderful opportunity to ask, Richard Tan, founder and CEO of Success Resources, a few questions about his time climbing Mount Kilimanjaro....
On Skis To Build A Snow Cave

Sleeping In A Snow Cave In Norway

Many years ago I went with a group on cross-country skis up a mountain in Norway. After a few hours, we arrived at our...
Jesse Edbrooke from Transition 前進樂團

Interview With Jesse Edbrooke From The UK Rock Band Transition 前進樂團

I had the opportunity to interview Jesse Edbrooke from the UK rock band Transition 前進樂團. Their band members can all speak Mandarin fluently, and...
Me with the High Altitude Training Mask 2.0

High Altitude Training Mask

I used the high altitude training mask 2.0 to prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. At first, I was a little skeptic to using such...
Climbing Kilimanjaro Gear List

Climbing Kilimanjaro Gear List

Here is my climbing Kilimanjaro gear list here if you're planning on climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and need some tips. Some of the gear I...
Day Trip In Chiang Mai, Thailand On A Scooter

Day Trip In Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is very different than Bangkok, and I highly recommend you going to Chiang Mai if you've never been. It's rich in culture,...
Kilimanjaro Day 6 Summit Day!

Kilimanjaro Day 6 Summit Day To Uhuru Peak

Climbing Kilimanjaro has been one of the most amazing experiences of my life! I just finished editing the video from Day 6 Summit Day...
Kilimanjaro Day 5

Kilimanjaro Day 5 To High Camp Barafu & Kosovo Camp

Kilimanjaro Day 5 is a blur for me. I think I was "high" on altitude or something. In the video I recorded when I...
Kilimanjaro Day 4

Kilimanjaro Day 4 Baranco Wall To Karanga Camp

I had seen pictures of others climbing Kilimanjaro Day 4 Barranco Wall, but it still surprised me of how steep it was in some...

Kilimanjaro Day 3 To Lava Tower & Barranco Camp

On Kilimanjaro Day 3 we started to finally get an elevation that most of us rarely go to on a regular basis. We started...
Kilimanjaro Day 2 to Shira Camp

Kilimanjaro Day 2 To Shira Cave Camp

The walk to Shira Cave Camp on Kilimanjaro Day 2 was a pleasant walk like the Day 1. At night it got cold at...
Climbing Kilimanjaro Day 1 - Machame Route

Kilimanjaro Day 1 To Machame Camp

Super excited about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro we arrived at Kilimanjaro Airport.  It took about an hour to get a visa at the airport. Some...
Pad Thai at Cool Breakfast Chiang Mai

Gluten Free Dairy Free In Chiang Mai, Thailand

If you're traveling to Chiang Mai, Thailand and need food that is gluten free and dairy free, then there are a couple of really...
Awkward moment taking X-ray in Asia

Awkward Moment Taking X-Ray Traveling Overseas

When I lived in South East Asia, I had a cough that lasted a little longer than normal. I decided it was time to...
Fighterforce Taipei Paintball Field in Taipei, Taiwan

Paintball at Fighterforce Taipei, Taiwan

If you enjoy playing Paintball, there are some great paintball locations in Taipei. I've included a video underneath taken from one of the popular...
I Summited Bukit Timah Hill in Singapore

I Summited Bukit Timah Hill, The Highest Point In Singapore 🙂

In whichever country I'm in, I always like to find out where are the fun or interesting places to go for a day trip...
Watermelon, Coconut Water and Mint Dessert

Watermelon, Coconut Water and Mint Dessert

My wife found a delicious recipe online, and we tried it out today. It was super simple and only had 3 ingredients in it....
Blackhead Remover Mask Black Mask - Clear Whitening Mask by Sekkisei Kose

Blackhead Remover Mask – Clear Whitening Mask by Sekkisei Kose

Did I think growing up that I would ever do a blog review about facial products and especially a blackhead remover mask?! No, not...

Geocaching, A Fun Activity To Do In Any City

Who doesn’t like to go on a treasure hunt? Countless movies and books have been written about treasure hunts, and you can find TV...
Best Coffee In Chiang Mai, Thailand - Ristr8to

Best Coffee In Chiang Mai, Thailand – Ristr8to

There are lots of coffee shops in Chiang Mai, but not that many of them have great espresso-based coffee. But when we tried Ristr8to...
Bjorn in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Who Is Translating For Whom?! In Chiang Mai, Thailand

When I lived in Chiang Mai, I went with my friend to the mountains where he was born and raised. The high school in...
Chiang Kai Check Memorial Hall

Try This When Visiting Chiang Kai shek Memorial Hall In Taipei,...

Taiwan has many wonderful places to visit, and if you’re in Taipei, I hope Chiang Kai shek Memorial Hall will be on your list. It’s...
View From Singapore Flyer of Downtown Skyline

Day Trip In Singapore, View From Singapore Flyer

Singapore is a fascinating country. The first thing I noticed was that each building is constructed in a way where it’s obvious they have...

Cultural Differences: Asking Three Times

When living overseas there are cultural differences we quickly pick up and learn from. It can be interesting and funny, but also extremely awkward...
Bodyelastics Resistance Bands

Bodylastics Resistance Bands And Door Anchor

I'm writing this post to share some of the workout equipment I use when traveling. In fact, I often use these Bodylastics Resistance Bands...
A Great Workout Program For Home And When Traveling - P90X3

Great Workout Program For Home And When Traveling – P90X3

Working out and staying fit while traveling can be a little challenging. Most hotels and apartments have a fitness room that guests can use,...
View at Mon Jam Chiang Mai Thailand

Fantastic Scenery at Mon Jam Chiang Mai Thailand

If you are in Thailand and want to see some stunning scenery, then Mon Jam Chiang Mai Thailand is a fantastic place to visit....
Key to packing your clothes for travel

Key To Packing Your Clothes For Travel

I have a friend that was a flight attendant many years ago, and she shared with me the key to packing your clothes for...
Waterfall at Hanging Lake, Colorado

A “Hanging Lake” On Top Of A Mountain In Colorado

If you're ever in Colorado and want to go on a hike, I would recommend going to Hanging Lake. Most people have heard of the...
View of Burney Falls in California

Beautiful Burney Falls – Waterfall in California

Burney Falls was called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" by President Roosevelt. It's located in Northern California about a 3-hour drive north of...
Do you shower in the morning, evening or both?!

Do you shower in the morning, evening or both?!

Who would have thought my shower habits would become a "big deal" when I moved to Asia?! I grew up usually showering in the...
Walking in the forest from Norway to Sweden

Walking World War 2 Route From Norway To Sweden

Reading history books in black and white in school about something that happened a long time ago can often be little boring. It does...
Houseboat Halong Bay Deck View

Houseboat in Halong Bay, Vietnam

We stayed on a houseboat in Halong Bay for a couple of days. During those two days on the houseboat, we were able to...
By the swimming pool at Putri Bali Hotel in Indonesia

Vacation at Inaya Putri Bali Hotel in Bali, Indonesia

Bali is one of those beautiful vacation areas known around the world for sunny weather and great beaches. We stayed at Inaya Putri Bali...
Coasteering Great Barrier Island, NZ

Coasteering Great Barrier Island, New Zealand

I spent some time on Great Barrier Island in New Zealand. It is a beautiful place in Northern New Zealand that many people visit...

Translator On The Go

When I was in Taipei, Taiwan I was trying to use the washer to do laundry. You would think that something so simple as...
Snorkeling in Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

Nibbled While Snorkeling in Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

One of my most fun vacations was at Phi Phi Islands in Thailand enjoying the beautiful beaches. There were no roads with cars on...

Best Online Store for Supplements That Ship Overseas

One of my biggest issues when living overseas has been to get a hold of supplements! I workout on a regular basis, and take...

Newbie Traveler Mistake in Hong Kong

I had to renew my visa and went to Hong Kong for a day. It was the first time I visited “the busiest city...
Taroko Go Karting Land in Taipei, Taiwan

Taroko Go Karting Land in Taipei, Taiwan

If you have a need for speed in Taiwan, the place to go drive go karts is at Taroko Go Karting Land. It's just...

Dealing With Jet Lag From Traveling

When traveling around the world, jet lag can be quite annoying to always have to deal with as you're constantly changing time zones. If you...

Sledding in the Mountains in Colorado

We stayed in a cabin in Colorado during Christmas for a few weeks. When it snows, it is gorgeous to be in the mountains...
Papaya Salad in Chiang Mai, Thailand

10 Chilies in Papaya Salad Is Way Too Spicy – Chiang...

If you ever go to Chiang Mai, Thailand, you have to try the Papaya Salad which is a delicious salad that is very...

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The last 15 years, I have been living in various countries around the world. It's been amazing learning new languages and meeting so many interesting and wonderful people of all kinds of backgrounds. I enjoy writing about these experiences, as well as helping people discover what is in their heart to do.
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