Here’s a summary of where I went in 2018; although none of the 6 countries were new to me, the places I visited and experiences I had TOTALLY were! Enjoy.
In my vlog, I show you where I'm living, what I'm doing, how I'm feeling, and share lifestyle tips and tricks.
In this article I dissect what makes for the best wrinkle free travel clothes for women, as inspired by a capsule wardrobe challenge by Anatomie Travel Clothes. I took two tiny packing cubes of clothes and traveled ULTRAlight. Here’s what happened!
I’ve spent years searching for the perfect travel sandal balancing fashion and multi-function; read this post and learn from my mistakes!
Chiang Mai is well set up for digital nomads to spend a few months at a time enjoying its cheap comforts and luxuries. Here are step-by-step instructions for how to find an apartment in Chiang Mai quickly and easily.
Join me for my last few days aboard the Deccan Odyssey luxury train, chillin with the maharaj at Laxmi Vilas palace, singing in Ellora Caves, and even trying out some Bollywood moves!
Traveling with the Deccan Odyssey is more than just a luxury train ride; it’s like a cruise on rails, except better. Here’s what we did in Udaipur India – a full itinerary of impossibly cool activities.
What does the most luxurious train in the world look like? It’s epic. Join me on the Deccan Odyssey in India, for the ride of a lifetime! I even take you on a full video tour of the joint. You won’t believe your eyes when you see what this train has on board.
Despite being totally freaked out about my first trip to India, I had a pretty soft landing in Jaipur. Join me on my adventures landing in the lap of luxury, then walking through the famous Pink City of Jaipur India!
This Ubud Mashup is a visual depiction of my five weeks in Ubud Bali; walking the streets, eating the foods, and stumbling on a few special surprises.
Join me as I take a Balinese Cooking class in Ubud with a lovely mother/daughter duo who share their Balinese cooking and family secrets with me!
CUTE MONKEY ALERT! I had to walk through the Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud all the time during my first month in Bali. Here’s why people thought I was crazy for doing it. Oh – and see pics and vid of cute monkeys!
The Ubud Market in Bali is a maze of vendors selling wares useful to beautiful to tacky as hell. Walk through with me and learn how (and why) to negotiate.
At the end of Sept 2017 I evacuated from Bali; Mt Agung threatens to erupt any moment. Here’s why I evacuated, and maybe overreacted, but stand by my decision.
Here’s what brought me to Hong Kong, why I loved it (to my own surprise), and why I need to return. Short and sweet Hong Kong mashup video included.
I’m a talentless hack as an artist, but I took a Balinese painting class. Watch what happened, and learn about the philosophy behind this beautiful art.
The Campuhan Ridge Walk is a slice of nature, a mere 10 minute walk from the hectic centre of Ubud. See for yourself in this post (with directions) and vid!
Feed your inner voyeur and watch this funny video blow-by-blow of a day in the life of me house-sitting in Tokyo. Also, a huge summary of my 7 weeks in Tokyo Japan.
Before I knew what was happening, I was in a kimono doing raunchy dance moves with thousands of people, in Tokyo Japan. Welcome to New Bon Odori!
My day on Mount Takao near Tokyo Japan started off delightfully, and ended miserably. Don’t do what I did. Here’s what NOT to do on Mount Takao!
Why on earth would I go to the Robot Restaurant in Tokyo? Because Anthony Bourdain told me to. And quite frankly, he wasn’t wrong. I’m still laughing!
Owl cafes in Tokyo: I came, I saw, and I’m unsure whether they’re cool. Here’s the good and the bad, along with some food for thought about animal captivity.
I met a friend to go to an okonomiyaki restaurant that was recommended. Good thing the journey is the destination, cuz it took us an hour to find the place!
Shopping in foreign countries is the best sneak peek into the local culture. Join me while I go shopping in Tokyo to a department store and supermarket!
Akihabara in Tokyo is where things like anime, manga, maid cafes, and all things otaku are sacrament. I found it a disturbing insight into Japanese society.
Find out why Tsukiji Fish Market is a must-see Tokyo destination, and learn the best way to do it. Then, watch me stroll the market in this week’s vlog!
Shortly after arriving in Tokyo, I met up with a friend who lives here and turned on the camera so he could tell me what life in Japan is really like.
Harmonica Alley in the Kichijoji area of Tokyo is combines old-world Japan with a modern cosmopolitain feel. Well worth a visit! Here’s more info and video.
Business Crisis Central at The Professional Hobo! Guess what? Screwing the pooch for the last 3 years has hurt me. Here’s why, and what I’m doing about it:
Shortly after arriving in Tokyo, I jumped into the deep end by visiting Shibuya crossing: the world’s busiest intersection and an iconic Tokyo experience.
In this month’s vlog, I share a story about the huntsman in my car. It’s part comedy, part horror flick, and part metaphysical drama. Have a look!
Traveling alone – especially as a woman – can be challenging, and more than a bit intimidating. Get tips, experiences, and inspiration in my latest vlog!
The Peru travel lifestyle is a very different thing from life in the USA and other western countries. Here are some of the challenges (and gifts) of each, as discussed in this month’s Travel Vlog!
Facing hardships while traveling sucks. I’ve sure had my share of bad stuff happen! In this month’s vlog, I discuss how to deal with hardship on the road.
In this vlog, I show you what I pack for full-time travel – and how I pack it. Learn travel packing tips and techniques, and watch me cram it all in my bag!
In this, my 2nd video podcast (“vlog”), I give you 22 random, fun, and curious facts about The Professional Hobo that you probably didn’t know!
“Happiness is like an orgasm. Think about it too much and it goes away.” I’m starting to think Freedom works the same way. Here’s my 1st VLOG on this topic!