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  • Back on the Cleanse
    (photo: me in 24 hours, cred: Unsplash.com) Coming back from a year around the world does a lot to a person. I’ve seen amazing places, eaten everything (noticeably, but worth it), met incredible people, and went on a million dates (I really should do an official tally of them). Some ... read more
    Source: Casey Hekker – A Case For LovePublished on 2017-09-22By c
    2 months ago
  • A Pun About Ties (land)
    Month ten of my journey brought me to Thailand. As I'm sure all my loyal readers (anybody? 👀 ) will remember, I already went to Thailand and wrote a whole post about that amazing trip. Thailand had been my favorite pre Remote Year trip in my entire 32 year old life ... read more
    Source: Matt Levin – Matt Visits Random Places In The WorldPublished on 2017-09-05By Matt Levin
    2 months ago
  • World Championship of Public Speaking in Vancouver
    Me, geeking out at the Convention! I bet you're probably thinking, "I didn't know there was a World Championship of Public Speaking?"  Well, now you do!  For me, this is up there with the Super Bowl and the NBA Finals.   The competition is run by Toastmasters International.  It starts at ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-08-30By Matt Sherwood
    3 months ago
  • The Power of Staying
    Everything changes when you’re allowed to change the expiration dateOnce upon a time, I wanted to stay here forever.For the last 2 years of my life, I’ve been living by the expiration date of whatever city I was in.Maybe I was the one who set those expiration dates, but they were still there.I ... read more
    Source: Zoe Bjornson – Chronicles of a ZomadPublished on 2017-07-29By Zoë Björnson
    4 months ago
  • Oregon Trails
    Oregon does not disappoint!  I spent ~a week and a half hiking trails, putzing around Portland, looking at lava fields and floatin' down the Deschutes River.  Oregon is on point! Portland gets a lot of hype and I get it now!  Very charming city.  Culturally rich!  Coffee shops, boutique art shops, ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-07-28By Matt Sherwood
    4 months ago
  • Bali and Singapore are NOT Same Same
    "Drug trafficking is a serious offense in Singapore, punishable by death".The words coming over the planes loudspeakers were like daggers. Daggers poking holes in the bags strapped to my body containing the nearly 50 kilos of black tar Mexican heroin. This was a mistake. I had been so sure that Singapore ... read more
    Source: Matt Levin – Matt Visits Random Places In The WorldPublished on 2017-07-22By Matt Levin
    4 months ago
  • Becoming a Matchmaker
    One day I’d like to think that picture above will be my hot boyfriend and me on a remote beach in Cambodia, or wherever around the world that we’re left to enjoy every second of our lives together with no distractions. But for now, I’ll be fine with helping others ... read more
    Source: Casey Hekker – A Case For LovePublished on 2017-07-11By c
    4 months ago
  • Yosemite Mountain Madness! – Day 2
    After a tumultuous day 1 in Yosemite, (see day 1 blog here) Jay and I joked about how we could top it on day 2.   Yeaaa, we may have jinxed ourselves...Day 2: Gettin' Down Glacier Point This next video tells the story of day 2 if you don't want ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-06-29By Matt Sherwood
    5 months ago
  • A little heart pain is a good thing
    Scroll…Scroll…Scroll…I wasn’t even that deep into my feed.But my heart was already hurting.Reflection is good. Reflection is necessary.I have to remind myself of this daily.But lately, it feels like I’m making a conscious effort to not dive too deep. I’m not writing or talking about my experiences over the last year like I ... read more
    Source: Zoe Bjornson – Chronicles of a ZomadPublished on 2017-06-29By Zoë Björnson
    5 months ago
  • Yosemite Mountain Madness! – Day 1
    My first weekend at Yosemite National Park is one I will never forget!  2 days, 2 incredible stories!  Day 1: Missing the MoonbowThe next 2 videos feature my side of the story and Jay's side.  You can watch these and bypass reading the lengthy blog post, AND/OR read the full ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-06-25By Matt Sherwood
    5 months ago
  • Kuala Lumpur Bears
    Where are all the kuala bears? This was the question that I asked myself as I walked through the super hot and humid streets of Kuala Lumpur. It was the first Asian city that I was calling home on my journey and I was super excited for the opportunity to see ... read more
    Source: Matt Levin – Matt Visits Random Places In The WorldPublished on 2017-06-21By Matt Levin
    5 months ago
  • Joshua Tree National Park (in June)
    I’m almost embarrassed to admit I had never been to Joshua Tree National Park which is only ~2 hours from LA.  This rare jewel hidden deep in the desert is fascinating and freaky and hotter than hell (in June).   Campground #1, Joshua Tree Lake Campground When I first got ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-06-09By Matt Sherwood
    5 months ago
  • On the Road Again!
    I’ve been back in the US for ~2 months now.  The transition from international man of mystery to domestic couch surfer has been less than inspiring.  Being back in Boston was great!  But, LA has felt twilight zone-ish.   For 13 months I didn't have a car.  It was refreshing living ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-06-03By Matt Sherwood
    6 months ago
  • It’s been a while…
    since I last posted on here and told some stories about what it’s like to be single in a sea of engagement rings. Well… ICYMI, I’m still single, still working / living in NYC, and am on a cleanse. And not talking about green juice or no sugar like your ... read more
    Source: Casey Hekker – A Case For LovePublished on 2017-05-30By c
    6 months ago
  • Qatar Rhymes With Butter (Not Guitar)
    Everyone, say it with me: kut-erYes, it turns out you've been pronouncing it wrong this whole time. As in all the times you've talked about Qatar. Maybe not so many? Well, the amount you talk about this small middle eastern country will be rapidly increasing in the coming years because ... read more
    Source: Matt Levin – Matt Visits Random Places In The WorldPublished on 2017-05-13By Matt Levin
    6 months ago