Beginner Travelers

  • Traveling With Black Hair: Finding A Barber Abroad

    You had so much to do before your flight, but you still made it to the barbershop in time for your appointment with the barber you’ve been seeing for the past 7 years. Problem is, as usual, he’s late, and you’re not willing to miss your flight for this...
  • Pan-Fried Testicles + Recipes From My Travels

    Fact: I will eat anything, excluding pork, at least three times. Yes, three times. The first time you dislike it could be because the chef has a dark soul and shouldn’t be allowed in the kitchen. The second time, maybe your taste buds are to blame or you have...
  • Jumping the Fence

    I had only 2 goals in mind for my road trip to New Orleans, visit ExhibitBe and eat my bodyweight in beignets.After successfully gorging myself on beignets, it was time to complete the next item on my list. I pulled up to the dilapidated yet colorful former housing project...
  • Nine Fare Society: Cracks + Lights

    Simply put, I want to go to a beautiful place with beautiful people and talk, eat, drink, and open up. I want to build new sanctuaries that burn once we leave and I want to fall in love with everyone I come into contact with while there. We’ll talk...
  • “Don’t Touch My F*cking Seat” & Other Rules When Flying

    I know your goal this holiday season isn’t primarily to keep me happy, or any season really, but for the remained of this write-up, let’s pretend it is; for the culture. After a redeye then a very early morning flight from my layover with very little sleep because...
  • My Bucket List: A Never Ending Search for the Weird Side of Life

    Imagine entering the “LIT’est” party of your life. The music is on point, there is good food everywhere, and the crowd is well dressed and lively. Out of the corner of your eye, you suddenly spot a dude sitting down in a yellow zoot suit, quietly sipping cognac and...
  • Best Gifts For Backpackers + True Travelers

    On Twitter, @DanteHarker wrote: “@PassportREQ I’m wanting inspiration for interesting gifts for backpackers – any thoughts? thanks 🙂 #travel” Honestly, it’s something I never considered, so I’m glad he asked and we get a chance to create this amazing list of gifts for those courageous folks who go into...
  • I Ditched My Child To Travel Alone & It’s Not Abandonment

    My eyes are burning and when I loosen the grip on my passport my pointer finger twitches slightly. Seven days… Just a week, but the pit in my stomach feels like a hole large enough to engulf the entire terminal. I haven’t bitten my nails in years, but I...
  • Will Travel For Food, Love, Hammocks, And… : #TravelGoals

    As a true explorer and traveler, I love my “I travel where the cheap tickets take me” attitude, but after my last “glitch” destination vacation to a place I barely liked with friends I sometimes love, I decided I need to sometimes travel for something other than travel sake....