Need a Reason to Travel?

All travelers know that feeling—when wanderlust settles in. We risk being miserable until we act upon it. Soon enough, we hitch a ride on a plane or even a car headed to a town nearby. I traveled under similar impulses a few years ago mainly because my lifestyle was lame. But my situation has changed, and getting me to move these days is an impressive…

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4 Ways Americans Buy Cheaper Airfare

Americans have earned reputations as workaholics. We accept that “working our butts off” is necessary to succeed so we’re left scrambling for “life balance” to avoid burnout. Rather than rely upon therapy or medication, some people switch things up by pursuing a hobby or setting aside time for their loved ones. I, like many people I know, take exotic trips to reignite the feeling of…

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Want to Become Debt Free? K.I.S.S

If only I could receive $1000 from everyone that’s asked me for money management tips…I wouldn’t need to work anymore. Nowadays, I’m becoming stingy with my attention. I’ll give it to people who consistently improve themselves because I find it personally rewarding and I know they won’t waste my time. I don’t have any finance credentials. Zero diplomas. Zero certifications. Zero titles. So naturally people…

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How I Navigate Cultural Norms During Travel

Often, the questions and feedback I receive from my email subscribers determine what I’ll talk about on this blog, so right now, it’s all about you my friend. Let’s get to the question at hand… Lee, How do you navigate cultural norms outside of America? – RG I love this question because it points to what I find most appealing about travel. Humans around the…

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Experience or Things, Which Brings More Happiness?

Do you remember purchasing your first smartphone? You know, those pocket computers that demand so much of our attention these days. For me it wasn’t too long ago… Throughout my student years, all I’d ever owned were dumbphones. Their call quality was exceptional, and short texts could be read if it had a display screen. Texting wasn’t mainstream yet because calling a friend was easier…

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