Welcome! I’m Noel.
I’m a full-time travel writer and photographer. I quit my job in 2017 to bounce around the globe in search of a more inspiring life. I’m determined to find jaw-dropping treks, rich cultural adventures, and a way to sustain the mobile lifestyle forever. Explore the site for vivid travel writing, detailed trekking guides, thoughtful gear reviews, and helpful tips and resources.MY STORY THE BLOG
How I would visit Denver if I only had one summer day (and not a lot of money) to see it all.
Take a look inside my converted Chevy Astrovan: a self-contained budget hotel on wheels.
My stressful experience in the early stages of blogging has taught me a lot. Learn from my struggles!
HIKING & TREKKING
I spent four days trekking one of Argentina’s hidden gems. My first experience in Patagonia has me hooked.
The Laugavegurrin Trek treated me to one of the most terrifying nights of my life. See what it taught me.
I venture out alone in search of San Bartolo, a ghost town in Chile’s Atacama Desert.
TIPS & RESOURCES
Sleeping in hostels can be brutal. Learn the methods I use to get satisfying rest in difficult settings.
The gear you take on your multi-day hike can make or break the trip. Here’s what you can’t afford to get wrong.
A step-by-step guide to help you earn an extra $1500 a year while you travel.