Travel Life


Don’t wait to make a difference (why resolutions for the New Year are useless)

My “New Year’s resolution” Well, it’s that time of the year where people are leaving the past behind and looking into the future. I figure that I should do the same for today. I put “New Year’s resolution” in quotes because in reality, I’ve been using 2014 to kickstart these […]

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vacation travel world extended time

Do you really want to travel? 1

The first thing most people say when talking about their dream is “I want to travel the world!” However, most people don’t realize that traveling the world for an extended period of time (which I consider more than two weeks) is very different from a regular vacation. With vacation, the […]


Stop Thinking, Start Living 1

You may be wondering why I’m starting off the “Travel Life” series of posts with a bunch of “mental preparation” posts. Well, what’s the point of traveling to foreign places if you never get to enjoy anything? The NY Minute Traveler is supposed to have fun, while actively purging the […]

"The Thinker," an original sculpture by Auguste Rodin. This can actually be seen in the gardens of the Rodin Museum in Paris, France.

You don't need a lot of money to make your travel dreams come true.

Money For Dream Destinations: The Practice of Abandonment

A big question I often get asked is “how do you afford to travel so much?” It’s not one single thing that can help you have that lifestyle, but many things working in conjunction much like the waterfall analogy I used. You always have to start somewhere, so for those […]