A PERFECT SOUTHEAST ASIA ITINERARY – 3 MONTHS ON THE BANANA PANCAKE TRAIL

The perfect Southeast Asia itinerary for 3 months of backpacking and travel is a tough trip to plan as the “perfect” route highly dependent on you, your tastes, and what you enjoy most in your travel experiences.  With so many countries, so many options for proceeding through them, and so many sites and experiences that … Read more

The Ozaki 8: Inspiration for True Outdoor & Adventure Travel

Ozaki 8 - Inspiration for Outdoor & Adventure Travel

In the new remake of the movie Point Break “the Ozaki 8” is a challenge posed to the adventure sports world for honor and the pursuit of adventure. The Ozaki eight extreme sports “ordeals” are intended to honor the elements and forces of nature while testing the abilities of “poly-athletes”. Ono Ozaki, the creator of … Read more

11 Awesome Benefits of Rucking

11 Awesome Rucking Benefits

Rucking, or walking with heavy weights, has become a trendy fitness practice among anyone hoping for a functional workout – and with good reason.   The benefits of rucking for exercise include strength and cardio training while being free to do, easy to start, and getting you outside along the way.  With all the hype and … Read more

The Quick and Easy Freediving Manual: Breath Holding Techniques, Safety, and More

Experiences make travel the extraordinary journey it is, and adventurous experiences add even more to that journey.  Freediving and know the essential freediving  breathing techniques and breath-holding techniques have the potential of adding a whole new layer of pleasure and adventure to your travels.  Being able to safely and efficiently move through the sea while … Read more

Southeast Asia CoronaVirus Info Tracker for Travelers and Nomads (Updated Daily)

With the flurry of the Corona Virus, many travelers and nomads (including myself) are either stuck outside of our home countries or faced with the tough decision of entering a more heated crisis in our home country or enduring through an oncoming crisis in our present country. This guide will be updated daily and aims … Read more

Freediving in Bali: The Beginning of a New Adventure

Freediving on Bali | The Adventure 8

Aaron: Hey man, I heard you’re going to Bali.  That true? Me: I was thinking about it.  What ya got? Aaron: So I was thinking about Canggu, next to a great surf beach, and then find a freediving and spearfishing course. You in?  Me: **consults bucket list, flips coin** Yup.  I’m in.  …and that’s how … Read more

My Experience Traveling Southeast Asia During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the world quarantines and panics, travelers across Southeast Asia watch closely to filter hype from fact and weigh whether to compromise between their lives and their trip of a lifetime. Today is March 13, 2020 and the coronavirus has officially been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.  A state of emergency has … Read more

The Perfect Philippines Itinerary (2 Weeks)

The Philippines: An unreal paradise of over 7,000 known islands, white sand beaches, and warm turquoise water.  But as perfect as the Philippines are, the distance between these epic locations and a lack of airports or costly tickets make it seem not worthwhile to use your 2 weeks of vacation for this far off water … Read more

SafetyWing Travel Insurance Review: Great Coverage for ~$1 A Day

I live for adventure and travel.  Along the way I hope for the best, and plenty of luck, but let’s be honest – accidents happen.  The best I can do is be prepared so that when something finally does go wrong, handling it is as quick and easy as possible.  Maintaining travel insurance, with emergency … Read more