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The Smart Way to Airbnb (Accomodations)

airbnb search (Medium)

The first time I ever stayed at an Airbnb was with a group of friends in New York City for New Years after a cross country road trip with my friend came to a halt as our vehicle’s electrical short circuited a few miles from Utah’s boarder with Colorado. It wasn’t until my trip to Zermatt, Switzerland in July of ...

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Lepow Wireless Bluetooth Speaker – The Perfect Travel Speaker

lepow wireless speaker

I love listening to music while spinning poi but headphones always get knocked off when I’m spinning. That’s why I got my first portable speaker (in Thailand) …and I was fairly happy with the one I got. A few months after getting it however, I was less then impressed with the battery life, the wire connections, and the features that ...

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How Much Does It Cost To Live Abroad? Ubud, Bali.

Bali Rice Harvesting

Why Bali? I heard it was nice. Bali is a beautiful island (not without it’s faults) but I managed to get cheap plane tickets to and from the island so I decided to see what it was like to live there and I’m very glad I did. What Did I Do? I went to Bali to focus on me. I ...

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Sarawak Visa Issues Sept 2013 Getting an Extension in Kuching

Kuching Visa Extension

Sarawak has an immigration that is separate from the rest of Malaysia so whenever you arrive from anywhere other then another city I Sarawak, you get a stamp in your passport. While most people whom I’ve talked to got 90 days in Sarawak, regardless of how long they were in the rest of Malaysia, I only got the the duration ...

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My Costs October 2013 – Borneo & Bali

Canopy Walk

What did I do? October 2013 was an adventurous month. It started off in Kuching, where I spent more time then I had originally thought I would. I wanted to go to Mulu National Forest and needed to be in Miri (~1000km away) to get there and I decided I wanted to try and get there hitchhiking. It took 7 ...

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How To: Buying Airfare

Santiago Atienza
EC-JBJ 
Boeing 737-800 de Air Europa rodando en Tenerife Norte
UX9052 (TFN-MAD)

In my mind, there are three (main) ways of getting a plane ticket…   #1 Rewards Tickets Rewards tickets are tickets that are practically free, though often require you to pay taxes and/or a fuel surcharge (depending on the company). You generally accumulate frequent flier miles or points in an a loyalty account that you can spend on plane tickets and seat ...

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Where’s Wil? It’s been awhile.

Whereswil Austin TX

It’s been a year since my last post and many of you are probably wondering what I’ve been up to… Last November, I lost motivation and direction for WheresWil and have only recently decide in what direction I want this website to move towards. In the last year I finished my year long trip including the rest of Borneo, two ...

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Kuching’s Orchid Park – A Photo Essay

Kuching-Orchid-Park

Opposite the Waterfront, The Kuching Orchid Park is a beautiful place to spend some time while exploring Kuching. Completed in 2009 the park has a collection of around 75,000 orchids and holds annual orchid competitions. I spent a hot afternoon exploring the park while learning to use my new camera (practicing macro and using my F1..8) with the owner of ...

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