Hanging off the CN Tower

How I Became a Serial Traveler (and How You Can, Too!)

A long, long time ago, I can still remember…

Oh wait.

A question I get asked a lot is how I got started traveling and I how I caught the infamous travel bug. I’ve told this story so many times that I thought I’d actually write it out for you here today. Here we go.

A long time ago, in a land far away, a dashing young lad named Nick…

Oh wait.

We’re getting closer.

So you’re wondering how this whole journey began, how I became a serial traveler, and how Nick’s Travel Bug came to be.


Managing Your Money on the Road

6 Tips for Managing Your Money on the Road

Managing your money on the road can be challenging¬†sometimes. On one hand, you definitely don’t want to run out or pay extra fees that can be avoided. On the other hand, you don’t want to spend significant amounts of time on your trip budgeting and tracking. I’m going to show you several ways you can have the best of both worlds and help you make your hard-earned money go as far as possible.


How to Save $10,000 and Travel the World

Ways to Save Money to Travel

Have you been dying to travel the world for as long as you can remember? What’s been stopping you? Fear? Money? Comfort? If money is the issue, you’re in luck today. I’m going to show you some ways to save money fast. In fact, I’m going to show you how you can save $10,000 by next summer and take your dream trip to anywhere in the world you want.

Before all the haters jump on my case, the 5 things I’m about to explain are things that I’ve personally given up or changed in the past few years and that you can easily change in your day-to-day schedule. I’m not going to tell you to sit in your house and be a recluse for the next year. In fact, after a while you probably won’t even miss these things. People ask me how I’m able to travel as much as I do. Here’s how.



My Favorite Travel Podcasts

Favorite Travel Podcasts

Updated 6/17/15

Are you looking for something to listen to while sitting in an airport for hours on end, on a long-haul flight, taking a cross-country¬†train journey, or simply just commuting across town? I’m a big fan of podcasts and currently have almost 50 that I subscribe to. Although I don’t always have time to listen to all of them, there are some I never miss an episode of.¬†For listening to the podcasts on iPhone, check out the Downcast app. It’s my favorite after trying a few different ones out.

Here is a list of some of my favorite travel podcasts that may give you some new tips and inspiration: