Tag Archives: Ryan

Dealing with Setbacks

OK. I’m going to be the first to admit that I should have updated a lot more than I have been over the last five months. With that being said, I do apologize. There are no excuses, and I promise not to take such a long hiatus again. So What Have You Been Doing? I […]

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June Plans in Saigon

In two days I leave for Vietnam, but this is going to be one part of my journey that is departing from my norm. Instead of traversing the entire country and staying in places for a few days, I plan to live in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) for a month. After traveling for nine months, […]

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O Canada! Why I’m Going to the Great White North

For those of you who don’t know, I’m heading to Canada in two days. This is my first time visiting the American neighbor to the north, and I’m excited to finally get a taste of winter (although in my defense, it gets cold at night in Guatemala). I had originally debated going back to the […]

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Why I’m Traveling

Welcome. This is the first post of Lifeasabackpacker.com (also the first blog I’m taking seriously). My name is Ryan, and I left a career in television news to travel the world. When I tell most people this story, many are supportive. Others give me the crazy eyes and ask, “Why?” I say why not. The […]

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