Who spends their milestone birthday, the dirty 30, alone – no friends, no family and literally on the opposite side of the world? I did… and it felt so damn good! For the past 10 years, I’ve actively imagined what turning 30 would be like. Would there be a big party with family and friends?
Be brave, take risks. Nothing can substitute experience… Spare me, I almost drowned… 5 times! I don’t know how many times I must remind myself, “Nate, you’re not a swimmer. In fact, you can’t swim at all! Floating, perhaps. But actually swimming, no!” Luckily, I’m alive and well and ready to share my story. Disclaimer:
Scenic Train Ride: Colombo to Ella There’s really nothing quite like a few days away from it all – sun bathing on a beach, hot-air ballooning over valleys, or total seclusion, feeling the stress drift away in one of the most scenic hill countries in the world, Sri Lanka. Possibly one of Mother Nature’s most
A Scenic Tea Estate on Ninety-Eight Acres of Land in Ella, Sri Lanka A land lost in time is just how I remember it – a fiery ball piercing through the clouds at sunrise, the sound of morning birds echoing through my chalet and the beauty of the forest comforting my soul. It’s not often that you
I received a phone call from my mother asking that notorious, and quite rhetorical question at 5AM, “Son, are you sleeping?” I simply replied, “No mom, I’m sky diving!” Visualize free falling for 60 seconds at 130 MPH as your adrenaline increases, your heartbeat races, and your only visual is the luxurious man-made islands, The
There are certain moments in life that cannot be capture in photos or even put into words – Cozumel Mexico is one of them! I had my hang ups about Mexico in general. I’ve always had intentions of going at some point, but the interest was very minimal. However, rest assure that all reservations have
Poverty, sickness, and devastation are a few words that some use to describe Haiti. For as long as I can remember, Haiti has been a place that succumbs to neglect, except under extreme circumstances. But as the saying goes, “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” THE LABADEE PENINSULA Labadee, another
“The road of life is rocky and you may stumble too. So while you point your fingers someone else is judging you. Could you be – could you be – could you be loved? Bob Marley said it best, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Twenty plus years
They made their graceful, yet swift appearance from below sea level. It was only a matter of seconds before I met my faith with these aggressive creatures. As always, I thought to myself, “why on earth do I sign up for these things.” I felt the fear immediately, but I did it anyway. The great
Singapore is a destination where nature, design, and innovation comes together as one. The country is captivating to say the least. Palm trees, colorful gardens, avant-garde architecture, and a boastful luxury lifestyle all paints a picturesque backdrop that is sure to take your breath away. What I love the most about Singapore is the dynamic environment.