In which I am rewarded for being an idiot and learn about the golden rule.
When I moved to the island of Zanzibar, I expected to enjoy a more peaceful lifestyle. It didn’t work. I took on headmaster duties at a local primary school, which was a dream job, but everything was much crazier than I’d expected. My first big project for the school was a trip to Jozani National... Continue Reading →
I went through a rough patch recently. I found myself alone in a strange new city with all of my friends and family six thousand miles away. I was going through a heart wrenching breakup with my girlfriend, my travel companion had flown home to go back to work, and I was suddenly faced with... Continue Reading →
Morocco is packed with amazing things to experience, from surfing to the Sahara, but knowing how to plan your trip can be overwhelming at best. To start exploring the must-see cities for your itinerary, I made this handy list of Morocco's most popular tourist destinations and their major attractions. Since most tourists move North to South, I... Continue Reading →
I remember the day that things got a little weird. Jacky had flown out to California to visit me and we had driven down Highway 1 to Arrowhead. Sitting in a tent out in the middle of the forest, acid trip in full swing and mostly naked, we heard a car engine and some male... Continue Reading →
One of the most common questions I see about travel is whether it is safe for women to travel alone, particularly to countries in the Middle East and North Africa that have different standards for women’s rights. And I’m consistently torn about how to discuss it, because it’s a question that is grounded in negative... Continue Reading →
I recently took some time off traveling and studying to move back to San Francisco. As the city where I grew up, and a major tech hub, it’s a favorite place of mine when I’m trying to relax or get a bit of real work done for my startup job. But before I set off... Continue Reading →