“You’re Doing Travel Wrong”: Struggling With Traveler’s Self Doubt

Every once in a while, all bloggers, irrespective of our amount of experience or success, experience doubt, uncertainty, and a sense of inadequacy as to the direction and legacy of our blog. It’s a human thing: a perfect state of self-confidence is unreachable, since the wiser you get, the more you realize you don’t know….

Learning to Ride a Motorbike in Kampot

My first morning in Kampot, a small seaside town in southeastern Cambodia, found me frantically on my phone, Googling “how to ride a motorbike.” The first few search results gave me useful information such as what the throttle is, and where the brakes are, and the difference between the hand brake and the foot brake…

December 2014 Travel Summary

Hellooooo, 2015! I’ve been looking forward to writing this month-end summary. I didn’t write one for November 2014 because I only started traveling during the last week. However, December was absolutely amazing. I got used to the backpacking life, met great people on the road, found some towns that I’d love to return to someday. I…