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travelFREAK is an acclaimed adventure travel blog, sharing impactful stories and beautiful photographs from all around the world.

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How to Prepare for a Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

How to Prepare for a Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

California's Pacific Coast Highway is one of America's greatest and most iconic road trips. These eight tips will help prepare you for what lay ahead!

My Place Got Burgled and I Caught It All on Camera

My Place Got Burgled and I Caught It All on Camera

The security feed’s time stamp says 5:36am. The street is quiet. A shadow falls across the front gate of my apartment building—and I lean forward towards the screen, my eyes […]

Hanging out of a helicopter over Santa Barbara's Channel Islands

A Doors-Off Helicopter Ride Over Santa Barbara’s Channel Islands

“Are you taking the ferry or a helicopter?” I glared at Conor with a disdained smirk. “What do you think?” I prodded back slyly. The answer should have been so […]

11 Mouthwatering Restaurants in Asheville, NC: Where to Eat for Every Occasion

This bohemian town in North Carolina has become a popular travel destination for a number of different reasons. For starters, it is surrounded by mountains and sloping green peaks, which […]

English Teacher Salary: 10 Places You’ll Make Bank Teaching English Around the World

10 Places You’ll Make Bank Teaching English Around the World

Is English your forte? Whether it be by native tongue or your dedication to watching cartoons in English your entire life, you just might be able to turn it into […]

Historic Route 101

5 Fundamental Rules of a Successful California Road Trip

Road trips rule. Keep these five things in mind before taking off on your next one. And whatever you do, don't drop your camera in the ocean.

THE TOOLS AND RESOURCES YOU NEED TO TRAVEL THE WORLD

A curated list of more than 50 tools and resources that I use when booking travel—from booking sites to travel insurance to finding jobs abroad.

“Once in a while it hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.”
–Alan Keightley