Trekking in the Andes (Part 3): Machu Picchu

My five-day trip through the Andes culminated in Machu Picchu: a place lives up to, and even exceeds all the hype, and challenged me on many levels.

Trekking in the Andes (Part 3): Machu Picchu Trekking in the Andes (Part 3): Machu Picchu

Trekking the Andes (Pt 2): Huchuy Qosqo, and our Quechua “Mama”

On day two of our trek in the Peruvian Andes, we perform a Peruvian ceremony, visit the ancient Huchuy Qosqo, and meet our Quechua "Mama" who adopts us.

Trekking the Andes (Pt 2): Huchuy Qosqo, and our Quechua “Mama” Trekking the Andes (Pt 2): Huchuy Qosqo, and our Quechua “Mama”

Trekking the Andes: Birthing Llamas, Abandoned Villages, and Rain

Miguel wandered into my life as magically as Peru did. Little did I know that a week later, we'd be on the journey of (my) lifetime, trekking in the Andes.

Trekking the Andes: Birthing Llamas, Abandoned Villages, and Rain Trekking the Andes: Birthing Llamas, Abandoned Villages, and Rain

Smartphone Camera Showdown, Part 3: Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

03 | 20 Featured

In this Smartphone Camera Showdown, I compare the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom head-to-head to determine the best smartphone camera combo.

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The Magic that Brought me to Peru

03 | 17 links

Here’s a little tale of a magical – almost unbelievable – set of circumstances that brought me to magical Peru for three months.

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Financial Travel Tip #110: Almost-Free Campervan Relocation with DriveNow

03 | 15 Australia

If you’re planning a road trip in Australia or New Zealand, subsidize it by doing a campervan relocation with DriveNow, for $5/day, fuel included!

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Smartphone Camera Showdown, Part 2: Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

03 | 13 Featured

In this instalment of the Smartphone Camera Showdown, I review the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, in an effort to find the perfect smartphone/camera combination.

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A Week-In-The-Life of The Guy: Flights and Frustration

03 | 10 Week-In-The-Life Series

Please enjoy this week-in-the-life of The Guy of Flights and Frustration, living the working/traveling life in Australia.

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StashBelt: A New Take on the USB Stick Trick

03 | 08 travel gear

StashBelt is a money belt with a twist, that takes my popular USB stick trick to a new level.

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Smartphone Camera Showdown, Part 1: Nokia Lumia 1020

03 | 06 Featured

I’m reviewing the Nokia Lumia 1020 for its suitability as good smartphone, AND a good enough camera to get rid of my “real” camera.

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Shivering? In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

03 | 03 links

Here’s why Santa Rosa Beach is the most consistent place I’ve visited, some photos and related stories, and some travel tips you don’t want to miss.

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The Day I Was Dumped Via Instant Message

02 | 27 Featured

Here’s the story of how I was dumped via instant message, what this instant message culture means in the grander scheme of things, and what’s next for me.

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