The Bodyweight Travel Workout: No Equipment, No Problem

A silhouette flexing in front of Crater Lake, Oregon

When caught up in the exciting and unpredictable throes of travel, it’s quite easy to push personal fitness to the back-burner or neglect it completely. I get it. I’m living and breathing proof. I’ve pulled hazy all-nighters at Peruvian casinos. I’ve ingested frightening amounts of grease-soaked street tacos under the buzz of flickering Mexican streetlights. […]

Osprey Exos 48 Review

Osprey Exos 48 backpack propped up on a back porch

Osprey Exos 48 Review Price: $200 MSRP – Check Price on Amazon Noel’s Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars Pros: Extremely comfortable, lots of useful features, great airflow between back and bag Cons: Not very durable, mesh loosens after time, lid is hard to access Weight: New Model: 37 oz (1.05 kg)  My Model: 41 oz (1.16 kg) Volume: 48 L Lighter […]

My 30 Day Blog Challenge: Create 15 New Posts

Noel face down on his office desk in front of his laptop working on his travel blog

My 30 Day Blog Challenge: Create 15 New Posts   Lately, I’ve run into a problem along my journey to become a self-employed travel writer: I’m struggling to create new content. It’s not due to a lack of material — I have plenty of meaningful travel experiences — I’m just having trouble focusing and creating. Plain and […]