I sat down with an online English teacher who’s spent the last year working for 51Talk and VIPKID. This is her no-holds-back honest look at what it’s like to work for both companies.
Is someone else living YOUR life? This is a video I made for folks who wish they could travel the world too, but the message applies to whatever your hopes, dreams, and aspirations are and whoever your heroes are.
When it comes to choosing the best travel bra, everyone’s got an opinion. I looked to the experts, and here’s what they had to say on choosing the best bra for traveling.
These are best umbrellas for travelers – updated for 2018. Compact, lightweight, strong, and durable – these umbrellas will get you through a rainstorm anywhere in the world.
Gimbal stabilizers use brushless motors to keep your smartphone steady. I’m looking for the best 3-axis gimbal stabilizer for my travel videos. This is a compilation of my research, the stabilizer I chose, and a list of best selling cell phone gimbals.
After I publish a new blog post or video on Travel is Life, I go through a post production checklist to rank the post on search engines, distribute it across my various social platforms, and schedule it for syndication.
Join me, Alice Ko, and Dana Lu as we climb the 675+ stairs of El Peñol in Guatapé, Antioquia. This was the last day trip I took from Medellín before leaving Colombia and worth every stair.
These are the pros and cons of living in Medellín Colombia as a digital nomad including my take on the cost of living, co-working spaces, Airbnb rental prices, safety, and more.
I’ve compiled a big list of companies that will hire you to teach English online from anywhere in the world. Check out these great alternatives to VIP Kid and 51 Talk.
I’ve compared the best International 4G WiFi Internet Hotspots & SIM Cards for Travelers and reviewed their pricing, coverage, and features to help you choose.
There is a lot to learn from Nas about travel vlogging and storytelling. It takes a mastery of both to be able to do so in 60 seconds – not to mention EVERY DAY!
Join me at El Cultivo Casa Loma in Santa Elena, Colombia where I discover just where exactly all those FLOWERS come from on Valentine’s Day?
I’m challenging YOU to the 100k Jump Rope Challenge. This insanely healthy and physically beneficial activity is one that you can do from anywhere in the world – so don’t hesitate to start today!
Join me on a historic hike to the top of Cerro Quitasol, one of the highest viewpoints in Medellín Colombia, located north of the city. This hike reaches a peak of about 9200 feet (2800 meters) with an elevation gain of about 4100 feet (1200 meters) from the trailhead to the peak.
Join me at Casa Santiago y Gloria – a beautiful home in Envigado Colombia that was built stone by stone over the course of 32 years by a visionary man for the woman he loves most. This is a story about hard work, persistence, and true love.
Join me as I get local in Medellín at the Casa Gardeliana and Salón Málaga to explore the rich history of tango in Colombia and how it’s forever linked to Medellín through the story of Carlos Gardel.
I’ve compared all the US wireless carriers to determine the best (and most affordable) international data and voice roaming plans. Plus, learn my secret to making FREE calls from anywhere in the world.
Ready to put your international $$$ skills to the test? Join me at Il Forno restaurant in Medellín Colombia for Episode 1 of my new show How Much Does it Cost?
Learn how to rank your travel blog on the first page on Google and other search engines with these advanced search engine optimization strategies. This SEO tutorial will teach you how to reach more visitors and drive more traffic with the same blog post.
GoPro cameras are awesome, but pricey! I’ve compared and reviewed the best GoPro Hero 5/6 alternatives to satisfy your action camera needs in 2017.
Colombians have some awesome traditions for New Years! They call them – agüeros – which translates in English to – omens – and these agüeros are intended to bring Colombians and their families good things in the coming year. Here are 11 Colombian New Years traditions, including my favorite which I’ll save for last.
Join me as I discover Comuna 13 in Medellín Colombia – once one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the city that transformed itself against all odds to become a beacon of art, culture, and urban development.
Ready to get excited about WATER? Join me in the Museo del Agua EPM (Water Museum) in Medellin Colombia on an interactive journey through our planet’s most important element.
Join me as I try Colombia’s famous té de coca, an herbal tea made from the raw dried leaves of South America’s coca plant – the same plant that is used to manufacture cocaine!
While traveling overseas, you may have noticed that Google defaults to the local version of their...
I love riddles, although I’m horrible at figuring them out. Here are my favorites to entertain your traveling friends with on your next 16 hour bus ride.
These travel-themed coloring books make great gifts for your traveling friends or their future world traveling kids!
This advice has saved travelers like you from experiencing yet another travel horror story. What advice do you have for other travelers?
Learn how top travel bloggers are using Pinterest to drive traffic to their blogs, and what tools, resources, and groups they use for the job.
I spent five months living and working in Quito Ecuador and I absolutely love the city. Here were some of the pros and cons of Quito for me.
Are you looking for a directory of travel related group boards to join on Pinterest? Look no further than our HUGE List of 500+ Travel Group Boards.
Meet Joe and Sharif, the founders of Tree Tribe – an outdoor lifestyle brand that plants 10 trees for every sale they make.
If you’re in the market to buy a gift for a traveler who loves drinking coffee, check out our up-to-date list of gift ideas for traveling coffee enthusiasts.
As a travel blogger, you have special requirements for a website host based on the nature of your work. Here are my top two picks to host your travel blog.
To help keep you current with the latest in sports and action camera technology, we’ve started a new list of GoPro alternatives and knock-offs.
You should recognize the names of these national leaders from the news, but can you match each world leader to his or her country? Let’s find out!
Compare the GoPro Hero6 (NEW!) vs Fusion (NEW!) vs Hero5 vs Hero5 Session vs Session. Read our GoPro Buyers Guide to help you choose the best model.
This quiz will put your brewskie skills to the test. See if you can match each national beer with its respective country.
There are seven continents in the world. Do you know which countries belong on each? Take this short quiz to find out your world traveler skill level.
A non-techie guide to using a VPN to access the web safely and enjoy your favorite US content on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime from anywhere in the world.