Self development through travel

5 Life Changing Lessons I Learned In A Irish Jail

“Okay, take off your clothes”. Those were the last words I heard before the giant titanium door closed in my face. Here I was in jail. You are wondering how I got here? Let’s go back to the beginning. Four hours before the door shut in my face, I had just landed in Dublin, Ireland.…
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October 18, 2017 0

12 Things You Should Know About Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Drift Do you remember the first time you visited New York? I sure do, I got off the subway under Madison Square Gardens. I smelled the aroma of street food from food trucks. There were people everywhere walking over each other like ants on an ant farm. This was the same vibe I got…
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September 30, 2017 0

How London Makes You a Better Man

London is one of those mythical places you see on television as a kid. It has the same allure to it that Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco or Las Vegas has. It gives you a certain feeling after seeing it over and over again on television. It’s like a voice that tells you to…
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August 24, 2017 0

10 Inspiring Books to Survive the Middle Seat

Surviving the Dreaded Middle Seat Imagine sitting in a room that’s painted all white or black. There are no other people to talk to, no internet, no music, no mind stimulating distractions. Just silence but that’s not all. You can’t move, your space is confined,  and your fed every three hours. If this sounds like…
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August 15, 2017 0

How to Eat Healthy at Minneapolis – St.Paul International Airport

Enjoy All the Healthy Alternatives Minneapolis – St.Paul International Airport, also known as MSP, is the 16th busiest airport in the US. The busier the airport, the more tasty foods and restaurant options you will have at your disposal. From my experience, MSP airport has had limited options regarding places to eat. These days MSP…
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August 6, 2017 0

5 Reasons You Should Let Tone House Kick Your A** – New York

Think about all your favorite movies when the hero gets captured by the bad guy. Remember how the room looks, dark, grungy, and has the look of death. There is a place located in New York that resembles this. It is called Tone House. As they put it, they are”the first ever extreme, athletic based…
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July 15, 2017 0

6 Things to Know about Addis Ababa

When I first thought about going to Ethiopia, Africa, I thought about those old Sally Struthers commercials. The ones with the violin music and malnourished children. The thought of seeing that did not sound like a great time. All of my trips have being semi uncomfortable. The thought of seeing these kids like this was…
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June 21, 2017 2

What Layovers Taught Me About Human Connection and Friendships

Spend some time observing people and their behavior as they prepare for travel. It is more dramatic than prime time television. I sit back and watch people like they’re goldfish as they elicit powerful emotions from happiness to joy to sadness. I see families, lovers, friends, hug and greet each other like a movie ending. I can see the excitement…
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June 7, 2017 0