• I Lust For Adventure: Barcelona + Marrakesh

    “I lust for adventure.” These four words invaded my mind as I gazed at the Instagram pics, as I watched the YouTube recaps, and most recently (in 2016), as I read Darnell’s Blackpacking post. The feelings that engulfed me were a potpourri of thrilling and terrifying. My wanderlust peaked...
  • 5 Ways To Leverage Sh*t For Travel

    I was asked to lead a Masterclass on travel by my dear and amazing and hopefully soon-to-be travel buddy, RachelTravels, teaching her subscribers how I’ve learned to leverage my talents and skills to make enough money to travel the world and never go broke. These were my notes. If...
  • In It For the Long-Haul

    Sitting on a plane for 5+ hours can be excruciating, but it doesn’t have to be. You can feel like you’re right at home, from head to toe. I’ve used every single one of these methods and bruh, I felt so good. Read on. 1. Make sure your phone...
  • Traveling For Likes: Don’t Be That Person

    I’m in several travel groups, friends with plenty of folks who’ve recently gotten that infamous travel bug bite, and I’m starting to notice something: Too many people are talking more about the traveling than they are about the places. They’re bragging about their ability to get to these places...
  • Survivors Guide to Passport Required: Costa Rica Edition

    In my MTV Real World intro voice: 7 strangers decided to go on a trip… To find out what it’s like… To travel with random people… To random places… There’s a variety of reasons I could give to explain why I decided to take Darnell Lamont Walker up on...
  • Dear Women Traveling Solo: Maybe.

    Disclaimer: I am not, nor have I ever been, a woman. I slept on the bottom bunk, beneath Katie, a solo traveler too afraid to tell her mom she quit her job as a nanny to a French child who insisted on being Satan. For a month she’s been...
  • “If You Don’t Show Up” : Vacationships & Dating Travelers

    “They shoot the white girl first,” were the only words on Tamara’s Tinder profile while she traveled through Europe after an amicable breakup and quitting a 6-year job she hated since orientation. I laughed, imagining how many potentially interested fellas read that line on this woman’s profile and immediately...
  • 13 Things This Flight Attendant Hates

    “Fucking a flight attendant,” she told him, laughing and trying to drink the rest of her Orangina at the same time, “is no different from fucking a waitress if you’re not getting any flight benefits out of it. Hell, fucking any woman with a job. Stop taking pride in...
  • Traveling & Blood Clots: This Is Not About Jamaica

    Dying from blood clots in my lungs and maybe traveling to my heart and brain is not the way I want to go out. I’ve always imagined it’d be like Cleo in Set It Off, commanding the fire squad to unload on me. But there I was, hopping off...