Archives: Travel

Learning from a Shitty Experience

112 commentsJuly 9, 2013

Going to do this post via handwriting. #different (I didn’t have a computer available) #SadPanda 🙁

Images are below or click here to read the typed up version.

(Leave a comment about your worst travel experience. I’ll be giving out 10 Moleskin Notebooks.)

[Start here for the typed version]

Anywho, if you’ve eaten with me you know that I can be quite annoying. I am picky and I ask for substitutions with 90% of what I order. I look […]

What It’s Like to Hang with Millionaires

150 commentsJuly 2, 2013

A few weeks ago I was in Russia to speak at a conference. I spent a lot of time with a really impressive group of guys. I’ve joked in the past that I am “moderately rich”. These guys were much richer than me.

It was a fun and interesting experience and I thought I would share some of the insights I gained being around them. (Also check out what I learned on my trip to Cuba.)

1. They do not ask for […]

How to Earn More Money: By Asking

213 commentsApril 30, 2013

A few weeks ago I was graciously invited to speak in Australia.

They offered to cover flights and hotels.

I generally don’t ask for speakers fees cause I love sharing my stories and working with people. And I have and know how to organize conferences so I know there are always more costs than expected.

…But traveling costs me time, money and I like being at home with my tacos.

Because of the coffee challenge, it encouraged me at […]

My Travel Hacks & Free Luggage for Your Next Adventure (Part 2)

178 commentsApril 9, 2013

While I was in India, I learned a few travel hacks (and travel cheap tips) that I thought you could use when you travel in your country or others.

All I Packed for 33 days in India (thanks for the bag Lisa F!) 

1- Nice clothes. You can use this at the airport counter to ask for upgrades or do a tuxedo experience like my friend Ikrima: (via Susan Su)

2- Bring $1 bills. Assuming your currency is “more” valuable than another […]