Darwin Debrief: Two Months in the Northern Territory

Well it has been a month since I left Darwin. I could literally write a book about the two months I spent in Darwin. Instead, I am going to attempt to capture the essence of my Darwin experience in a long blog post. Enjoy! Arriving in Darwin I came to Darwin for a few reasons. […]

Guy Loses it at Hostel Bar: The Difference Between Australian and American Policing

So it was just another Sunday working at the hostel bar, or so I thought… The day started off like any other. I showed up before 2 pm and opened the bar. People started ordering drinks and everyone was having a nice time relaxing under the hot Darwin sun. Nearly everyone who drinks at the […]

Guy Goes Full Psycho and Threatens to Blow up Hostel

You definitely encounter some characters and odd people at hostels. The one I work at is no exception. I got a job as a bartender at a hostel bar in Darwin a few week ago and it has been both fun and interesting meeting people from all over the world. The vast majority of them are […]

How I Ended up at a Remote Australia Cabin with Another Alaskan

The best part about traveling is you never know exactly what kind of adventures you will find. If you know me, you know those adventures can often times be high impact – and frightening for those reading or listening. The following story is no exception. This is the story of how an Alaskan guy I […]

Thinking About Leaving the US? Are You Under 31? Come on Down Under!

Are you looking for an adventure, fed up with the political situation in the United States, or a combination of both? Are you under 31? If so, I would recommend moving down under. Australia, and New Zealand, has a visa that allows people from certain countries under the age of 31 to come work for […]

Man Down in Durango – This Really Happened

We all have that crazy friend who makes us a little nervous when they party. Usually I am that guy, but I have one of them too. His name is Anton and he is Russian. This story took place in June of 2015. I was going back to New Mexico to see my parents. I […]

Lions and Tigers and BEARS, oh my!

Australia sure does have their fair share of weird animals, but no lions or tigers or bears. Contrary to the name, the koala is not a bear, it is a marsupial. Some of the bizarre animals include the kangaroo, emu, platypus, as well as all kinds of snakes and spiders. But many Aussies sure do […]

My first blog post! New Zealand and Australia here I come.

Well, this is my first blog post. I left Alaska a month ago and have had quite the adventure so far. I flew into LA on the red eye and spent the day with my sister and her husband, after a nice nap. I then flew to Auckland, New Zealand and spent a few days […]