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Hi! I'm Matt -- adventure travel photographer, professional blogger, and digital nomad. Join me as I share wild stories, beautiful images, and useful travel tips with you from around the world!

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Thailand Tattoo Story

Blessed By A Monk: My Magic Sak Yant Tattoo

Over 40 people watched in silence as a monk repeatedly penetrated my flesh like a sewing machine.

Best Travel Tips

My 50 Best Travel Tips After 9 Years Traveling

After years traveling the world, here are my best travel tips to help you save money & become an expert traveler.

Iceland Ring Road

Secrets Of The Ring Road: Iceland’s Epic Road Trip

Iceland’s Ring Road was one of my favorite travel experiences! Check out my free 7-10 day itinerary and travel guide.


Adventure Travel Stories

Guatemala Volcano

Camping On An Erupting Volcano In Guatemala

Guatemala’s volcano Santiaguito erupts with an explosion every few hours. We decided to camp on it.

The Darien Gap

Untamed Wilderness: Hiking The Darien Gap

Pain suddenly shot through my arm, awakening me in the middle of the night. Soon followed by no feeling at all.

Hiking Greenland

Trekking The Arctic Circle Trail In Greenland

Standing alone on Greenland’s barren ice cap in complete silence, you’re hit with the reality of how remote this place is.


Backpacking Travel Tips

Cheap Flight Tips

How To Find The Cheapest Flights (Complete Guide)

One of the most expensive parts of travel is airfare. Here’s how to get great deals!

Cheap Travel Accommodation

How To Save Money On Accommodation

Learn how to book the cheapest hotels possible to save money on your vacation.

Best Travel Gear

Packing Guide: The Best Travel Gear (What I Pack For A Trip)

Take a peek inside my backpack to learn what travel gear I pack on my trips.


Travel Photography Guides

Travel Photography Tips

17 Travel Photography Tips To Improve Your Photos

Beginner travel photography tips to shoot stunning images of your adventures.

Best Travel Cameras

Best Compact Travel Camera Models For Any Budget

Looking to upgrade your camera? Here are my top travel camera picks for 2019.

Northern Lights Photography

How To Photograph The Northern Lights

Learn settings & techniques for capturing the mysterious aurora borealis!


Digital Nomad Resources

Saving Money for Travel

Saving Money For Travel (You Don’t Need To Be Rich)

Before I left to travel the world, I needed to save money first. You can do it too!

Good Travel Jobs

40 Best Travel Jobs To Make Money Traveling The World

Real-life examples of people living the dream — working while traveling.

Getting Paid to Travel

This Is How I Get Paid To Travel (Yes, Really)

Everyone keeps asking me how I make money from this travel blog. Here’s how.


Travel Videos From Around The World

Follow My Adventures On YouTube!

Backpacking Afghanistan

One of my most memorable travel experiences so far was hiking over 100 miles through the mountains of Afghanistan with locals. Check out the video, and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel for more travel adventures!

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