Archive | July, 2013
Kyle spent two days on a sailboat sailing through the Panama Canal.

Sailing the Panama Canal

Working overseas isn’t always waiting tables or teaching a classroom full of English students. Sometimes, it can be on the deck of a ship. That’s what British Columbia native Kyle Mateo did for 17 days on two boats in Central America. His goal was to go through the Panama Canal. “It was just an incredible […]

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LifeofaBackpacker's Hong Kong album on Photobucket

Getting Better Views of the Skyline in Hong Kong

One of the most memorable things you can do in Hong Kong is head to Victoria Peak to see the city skyline. But what most people don’t tell you is that you don’t need to go to the Sky Lodge to check out the views. There are cheaper or free alternatives all around the peak; […]

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Romance can strike at any moment while traveling. Just be courteous and get a private room if things escalate.

Sex in a Dorm … Not Cool

Disclaimer: The following article contains foul language.  Who knew that I would almost get into a fight over sex? And I wasn’t even participating. Let’s be clear. I’m not advocating for any particular philosophy regarding sex, making love, hooking up, whatever your preference. Sex is different for every person, but I’m certain single travelers who […]

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