Muay Thai Training in Thailand

Part two of our Thai Fit Challenge came in the form of Muay Thai training in Thailand, with Muay Thai legend Hlukhin Wassantasit – a man who has won 10 championship belts throughout his career. Hlukhin now resides on the beautiful island of Koh Yao Noi where he trains his students at his KYN Muay Thai … Continued

Mountain Biking in Bhutan

When we arrived in Paro, Bhutan, our guides took us directly to a restaurant for lunch and a few welcome beers in downtown Paro. At that first meeting, we went over our itinerary for the week, and they asked if there was anything in particular we’d like to do. They told us that one of … Continued

Travel Deeper – Brazil

[x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed] Five years of traveling deeper in South America, and it all led me to this… One of the most incredibly difficult and absolutely amazing years of my life – Living and traveling in Brazil. The goal was to live in Rio de Janeiro, travel around the country, participate in Carnaval, and somehow work … Continued

Jericoacoara, Kitesurfing & My Own Private Beach Bungalow

Known for its giant rolling sand dunes and stellar kitesurfing conditions, Jericoacoara or “Jeri” as it’s known, is the coolest little beach town in Northeastern Brazil. It is a seven-hour journey from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara via public transportation (five hours in a private car), but as I mention in the video, that distance is par … Continued

World Cup Behind the Scenes [VIDEO]

Come behind the scenes with me as I take you through one of the most insane months of my life – The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. I worked for an Australian tour company, attend five matches in five different Brazilian cities and watched the semi finals and finals matches back home in Rio de … Continued

World Cup 2014 in Brazil (33 Photos)

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was an absolute blur, but luckily I managed to capture a few highlights on camera that I’ll be able to show my grandkids one day. If you’ve already read the World Cup Wrap Up than you have an understanding of how things went down, but either way, a picture’s worth … Continued

My World Cup Wrap Up

It took me a few days after the final to kick my World Cup hangover, but I’m finally back online after almost a month hiatus to report that my Brazilian World Cup experience has officially come and gone. It has been one wild and crazy month filled with emotionally highs and lows for teams and … Continued

1 World Cup Dream Come True

Five years ago I laid out a plan to travel across South America and attempt to accomplish a goal in each country that I lived in. The idea was to inspire others to “travel deeper,” and go outside the normal tourist spots to experience foreign countries like a local. My dreams took me to learn Spanish and get … Continued

5 Weird Demands from World Cup Teams

World Cup teams have been arriving in Brazil over the past few weeks and you would think all they cared about was winning. Turns out, for many teams, it takes a lot more than just showing up to get them ready. It takes Jacuzzis, specialty soaps and lots of video games. According to a report … Continued

6 Historical World Cup Facts You Didn’t Know

6. The largest crowd for a World Cup match was at the (old) Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the 1950 final. 199,954 people watched Uruguay beat the host team 2-1. *This one might be important to remember.  5. FIFA President, Sepp Blatter (real name), was once head of the World Society of … Continued

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