Reading Time: This month marks six years since I left my career in Singapore to travel around the world. In 2009, I first arrived in Southeast Asia with nothing. Fresh off a six-month jaunt around the world, I got to Singapore with 50 bucks in my account. The first few
We weren't always on the road full-time and we weren't always writers. Life was going pretty well a few years ago. Charine was progressing well as a professional in business research and I had an extremely busy Chiropractic practice, both in Singapore. In the Spring of 2015, we left our careers, family,
Reading Time: In December 2015, Matt and I concluded our first circuit of travel and flew back to Singapore, where I had two months to catch up with family and friends. During meetups, some questions kept popping up in conversations, and then there were other questions too that had never crossed my mind.
Reading Time: Resumes rarely feature a person’s travel experience and employers hardly take a second to question it. Travel widens our horizons, builds character, and develops skills organically. If you are a traveler, be sure to highlight this. If you are an employer, consider how travel experience can imply critical skills required of a
Reading Time: When I read the article about Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger who left their advertising jobs and now fund their world travels by cleaning toilets, I asked Matt, "Why do you want to travel?" While I believe that travel can be inherently valuable—and I admire the couple's determination and fortitude—I
(Reading Time: ) I cannot believe that it is all over… After nearly six years of practicing chiropractic in Southeast Asia, I chose to move on. Move on from what though? Things were going fantastic. I had a big and successful practice, great friends, a great relationship with Charine, and a handsome
(Reading Time: ) "... you learn better in an environment where you're given the permission to connect to yourself, so that means creating your work and living your life along with your own values, instead of according to somebody else's script. And finally, learning with people from different nationalities, age groups,