Travel Tips

Stuck in paradise: how to handle flight cancellations

You think being stuck in paradise is a good thing? You’ve probably never been through a flight cancellation before. I was just finishing up a week in beautiful O’ahu, Hawaii. Yes, it was as beautiful as they make it out to be. The weather was always perfect for the beach […]

Inside Honolulu Airport, where I was stranded for an entire day. Thanks, American Airlines!

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 […]

The Art of the 15kg Luggage: How Traveling Light Can Help You Save Money

Want to save on traveling? Of course you do. You may be wondering why I’m making such a big deal over a piece of luggage that weighs 15 kilograms (slightly over 33 pounds for those who don’t use the metric system, like here in the US). It’s a big deal […]