Two Weeks in Alaska: A Complete Roadtrip Itinerary

Two Weeks in Alaska: A Complete Roadtrip Itinerary

I just came back from a balls ass perfect two week road trip through Alaska and all I can say is, guys, fucking GO TO ALASKA. It’s a beautiful state, sure. But I love it because it’s just fucking weird. Like, legit the second weirdest place I’ve ever been (after North Korea). Here is an outline of my trip, along with what I would do differently next time around.

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Hippie Towns: Nimbin, Australia vs San Marcos, Guatemala

Hippie Towns: Nimbin, Australia vs San Marcos, Guatemala

Two of the crunchiest hippie towns I have ever visited were Nimbin, Australia and San Marcos, Guatemala. If you are debating between which to visit (I doubt you are, but I just learned that some dudes like being suspended from ceilings by their testicles, so anything is possible), hopefully the following information will help you make your decision.

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New Zealand: South Island

New Zealand: South Island

If you are only able to go to one Island in NZ, make it the South. It really is as spectacular as everyone says. I highly recommend renting a car to get around (I got a cheap one from Ace Rentals). Honestly, this entire region is not about the destination, but about the gorgeous landscapes that take your breath away while en route…check out my itinerary + photo journal of my time in the South Island

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New Zealand: North Island

New Zealand: North Island

“Should I go to the North Island or the South?” says everyone on a travel time crunch who wants to experience the best of New Zealand. Most people will pretty eagerly say South, and I’m not going to disagree with them; the South is a mind fuck of beauty. But the North Island has some gems as well, and if you have the time I highly recommend checking out both spots. Here is a photo journal (featuring #truetea commentary and some tips and tricks) of my two weeks in the North Island!

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Fergburger: Is It Worth The Hype?

Fergburger: Is It Worth The Hype?

Is this the most vacant piece I will probably ever publish on Top Knot? Yes. But chances are you’ve taken a few of those dim “What Kind Of Shoe Are You?” quizzes on Buzzfeed, so we’re all guilty of being dense here. Now that I’m no longer pretending to be a journalist (or educated for that matter), let’s get to a pressing issue: Most restaurants around the world that are “the best” actually suck leaky asshole.

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20 Hours in Sydney

20 Hours in Sydney

I just went back to Australia with my boof, Pate, for the second time. Our schedule was tight with family up in Queensland and our campervan road trip in Tasmania, but I insisted we stop over to Sydney. Why? Because I wanted to see the Opera House. Is that touristy as fuck? It sure is, but I deal with your basic ass crawling through Times Square with your mouth agape at some fucking lights on buildings as though you’ve lived without electricity your whole life, so save your eye roll.

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Governors Island: My Favorite Place In NYC

Governors Island: My Favorite Place In NYC

I love New York City. It’s the only place in the whole damn world (and I have been all over the whole damn world) where people walk at an appropriate speed. The people who live here are my favorite kind of people: sharp as hell and weird as fuck. But most importantly, I can get a bagel literally 24 hours a day, 365 days a year including during blizzards and hurricanes. Sure, I could happily live without the smell of hot garbage in the summertime, and the fact that I don’t even wince at a $16 cocktail using well vodka is absurd, but all this is a small price to pay for living in the greatest city on earth.

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South Korea: That time I fell off a mountain

South Korea: That time I fell off a mountain

As you know if you have followed my blog and web-series, I went to North Korea in August of 2015. However, that was the second time I tried to go. I had originally been scheduled to visit eight months earlier, over New Years (because nothing says optimistic new beginnings like the DPRK amiright?!). Unfortunately, due to the Ebola outbreak, North Korea closed its borders to tourism, and my visit was cancelled. I had already purchased my flights to and from Beijing, and because who the fuck wants to stay in Beijing more than they have to, I decided to make lemonade and hop a flight to South Korea instead.

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