Why I Often Don’t Take Pictures

Puerto Viejo

“Sometimes I don’t. If I like a moment, for me, personally, I don’t like to have the distraction of the camera. I just want to stay in it.” – Sean O-Connell in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty With facebook, twitter, instagram, (take your pic) most everything in our day to day life gets documented. […]

Volunteering at the Tulum Monkey Sanctuary

Tulum Monkey Sanctuary

For as long as I can remember I’ve always been fascinated with plants and animals. Anything living really. In elementary school I bought my own fish tanks and had pet hermit crabs. In middle school I bought a leopard gecko and then everything went crazy. I started breeding and selling a couple of different types […]

Colorado Aurora Borealis or Light Pollution?

Colorado Aurora Borealis

Last night around 1:30 AM I ventured off about 35 miles east of ¬†Greeley. Earlier in the night a friend shared this post that was talking about the possibility that Colorado would have a chance to see the Aurora Borealis. Super stoked, I started charging my camera batteries and throwing on my winter gear so […]

A Walk Down Graffiti Alley in Toronto

Graffiti Alley, Toronto

This last summer when I was in Toronto, I made it a point to check out Graffiti Alley. Graffiti Alley is the nickname for Rush lane and the part of Toronto that runs from Spadina Ave to Portland street and all in between. I met up with Alex from Crazy Sexy Fun Traveler early on […]

You Can’t or You Won’t?

Devil's backbone

I’m always drawing inspiration from everything around me. Whether it’s inherently good or bad, I have to find a takeaway from it. Today two things came together to form the basic idea for the post. The first is from the cartoon show, Archer. The show centers around the main character, Archer, an awful yet skilled […]

The Veracruz Aquarium

Veracruz Aquarium

Basic Info:   What? Latin America’s largest aquarium featuring large aquariums that house sharks, manatees, dolphins and also a jungle exhibit with tropical birds. Where? City of Veracruz in Veracruz, Mexico. How Much? 100-200 pesos (8-16 US dollars) includes a dolphin show   My experience: A short while back I was traveling through Mexico and […]

Why you should live life like you’re drunk

Nomad Pablo

I’m drinking as I type this. Why? I get a little bit more confident. A little bit more cocky. A little bit too comfortable sometimes but it’s effective. Am I really saying to live life like you’re drunk though? In a way yes. Maybe not drunk, but that stage right before you’re full-blown inebriated. At […]