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Sydney Mardi Gras Parade

Thanks to an invitation by local friends, I had the opportunity to join Sydney’s GLADD (Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists) organization on their safe-sex themed float at this year’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade in Sydn...
by Tourist 2 Townie on May 30, 2016

Bangkok Street Food Guide

After 10 days of exploring Thailand, I only had 24 hours to experience the mega metropolis of Bangkok. Fortunately, I had a local ace up my sleeve by the name of Mark Wiens, who has been living in Bangkok since 2009, writing and filming for his popu...
by Tourist 2 Townie on May 12, 2016

THAILAND DREAMING

10 Days was way too short of a time to experience all that Thailand has to offer. I’d love to return one day and experience more places off the beaten path and away from the backpacker herds. Until then, here’s a mashup of all the highlig...
by Tourist 2 Townie on May 3, 2016

Railay Beach Rock Climbing & The Emerald Cave

This two-part challenge started at the famous Railay Beach, where we explored the beautiful island cliffs by climbing up them! Railay (Rai Leh Beach Thailand), is a small peninsula between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang in Thailand, and although it...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Apr 27, 2016

Muay Thai Training in Thailand

Part two of our Thai Fit Challenge came in the form of Muay Thai training in Thailand, with Muay Thai legend Hlukhin Wassantasit – a man who has won 10 championship belts throughout his career. Hlukhin now resides on the beautiful island of Ko...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Apr 24, 2016

First Impressions of Sydney

The girl in front of me on the flight to Sydney leans forward and taps the women in front of her… “Excuse me miss, I think my friend kicked her thong under your seat, can you check for us?” My ears inevitably perked up, and I looked around to s...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Mar 19, 2016

Travel Deeper Australia Begins

Each and every Travel Deeper adventure has been a direct result of the previous one. I moved to Colombia after rooming with two great Colombians in Argentina. I volunteered in Ecuador, Bolivia and Guatemala after living a very sinful lifestyle in Col...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Feb 15, 2016

Paraty Brasil Visuals

Paraty is one of my favorite places in all of Brazil. Just a few hour bus ride from Rio de Janeiro, its the perfect combination of rich history and natural beauty. The Cobblestone streets and white-washed buildings are surrounded by turquoise water a...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Jan 29, 2016

My Biggest Travel Epiphany of 2015

The beauty of slow travel We’ve done a lot this year. We’ve visited some incredible new destinations, had some once-in-a-lifetime experiences, toasted to many happy evenings with family, and immersed ourselves in newfound inspiration from...
by The Traveling Scholar on Dec 28, 2015

Rio de Janeiro Nightlife Guide

From the dramatic landscapes and beautiful beaches, to the heart pounding dance music and never ending street parties, Rio de Janeiro is one of the most alluring and exciting places I’ve ever experienced. You’ve seen images of Copacaba...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Dec 10, 2015

Istanbul Nightlife Guide

Istanbul is a mega metropolis with a notorious nightlife scene. With literally hundreds of nightly options, from happy hours to after hours, deciding on where to enjoy your Efes and Rakı can be overwhelming. Thanks to the help of local friends, I wa...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Nov 29, 2015

My Travel Gear

From new camera equipment to underwear I swear by, here’s an outline of everything I travel with. Some of the gear was specifically used for the Everest Base Camp trek, but the majority of items are the same for each new T2T Adventure. Let me...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Nov 26, 2015

Mt Everest Base Camp Trek – Vlog V

Today is the day! We made our way up the trail in between the Khumbu glacial moraine and the mountain walls. We picked our way through massive boulders before reaching the town of Gorak Shep where we stopped for a well earned lunch. Recharged, we mad...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Oct 12, 2015

Mt Everest Base Camp Trek – Vlog IV

The golden rule of acclimatizing slowly is ‘climb high, sleep low’, so that’s what we did on day seven. Just outside Dingboche is a small peak called Nangkartshang. It’s a steep climb up the ridge, but slow and steady wins th...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Oct 9, 2015

Mt Everest Base Camp Vlog – Part III

Easter Sunday was spent as an acclimatization day, letting our bodies adjust to the higher elevation. We spent most of the day relaxing and playing cards at the Rivendell Lodge in Deboche, before a short acclimatization trek in the afternoon. We vis...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Oct 8, 2015

Mt Everest Base Camp Vlog – Part II

Starting out on day two in Phakding, we set off through a narrow valley divided by the Dudh Khosi River, passing terraced crop fields, small villages and ever-present prayer wheels (always pass on the left and spin them clockwise!). As we approach...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Oct 6, 2015

Mt Everest Base Camp Vlog – Part I

Let me take you behind the scenes (BTS) of our 19-day adventure to Mt Everest Base Camp with some rough-cut clips of where we stayed, what we ate, and everything in between. Our six-trekker team met our Active Adventures‘ guides in Kathmandu, a...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Oct 1, 2015

Istanbul Food Porn (with local models)

The Internet loves two things: food porn and attractive women. So, while living in Istanbul, where the delicious food and beautiful women are plentiful, I decided to bring the two together for one ridiculously seductive food porn video to get everybo...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Sep 4, 2015

Exploring the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

In 2014, the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul was listed as the world’s most popular tourist attraction with over 91 million annual visitors. With 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops, there is literally something for everyone within this amazing maze o...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Aug 31, 2015

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

The Blue Mosque is the quintessential landmark in Istanbul, Turkey. Visitors from all around the world travel to here to witness its architectural beauty, and experience its rich religious history. I recently teamed up with Walks of Turkey to shoot a...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Aug 26, 2015


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