5 Simple Tricks to Save Money When Traveling

Everyone likes saving money. I, for example, like saving money so much that if I want to buy something that costs over $100, I have to write a 500-word essay to myself explaining why I need to buy it, with a bibliography citing at least one French cultural theorist. Here are five ways I save…

Cockroaches Crawling Over Toothbrushes in the Amazon Rainforest

Back in 2009 I left my old job as a lab technician pushing rabbit blood through a syringe to volunteer with a conservation company in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru. It was the first time I’d ever been away from home without being on a school trip. That’s where I lived for three months. No…