A Good Read: A Thousand Splendid Suns

My aunt told me that the only time she ever wept aloud with a book, was when she read A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Told through the eyes of two Afghan… Continue reading

How internet ruined travel

I keep thinking how mysterious travel used to be before Google Earth.  Getting ‘off the beaten path’ was literally off the beaten path because nobody was blogging, facebooking, tweeting, instagramming, snapchatting, or youtubing… Continue reading

Free reading while on the road

How to travel the world without carrying one single book A lot of people told me to get a Kindle so I can read a bunch of books while on the road, but… Continue reading

How Sinus Surgery helped my travels.

When packing for a trip, most people never have to think about their needs to keep their allergies at bay.  I am not the type of person that would get a sniffle here… Continue reading

Inspirational Travel Quotes

We have all heard J.R.R Tokien’s  travel quote, “not all who wander are lost.”  Here are some other inspiring travel quotes to keep you motivated for your next trip. 9.  “When preparing to… Continue reading

Clear your clutter before your ’round the world trip!

Clearing out your apartment or home can always be a huge task when leaving abroad for a lengthy period.  If you are like me and have a hard time throwing stuff out, here… Continue reading

Pretty ways to tie a sarong

If you have read my packing list, you know that I am a fan of the big scarf or a sarong.  There are so many uses for it.  You can use it as… Continue reading

How to save money while traveling!

It is always nice to have a bit of “back-up” money to have while traveling, so you can have your splurges once in awhile.  Here are some tips (before and during your travels)… Continue reading

Traveler profiles in the movies

Here are my top 10 cross cultural films that I could watch over and over again! 10. Dirty Pretty Things – A dark look at London life through the eyes of an illegal… Continue reading

Welcome to my new Photobotic blog!

Howdy everyone!  Welcome to Photobotic!  Here I hope to document my journey to travel for one year on $50 a day.  I am hoping to share all my experiences with you, in addition… Continue reading