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My New ~Maderas EP~ is Now Out!

May 13, 2020

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June 7, 2017

Today, I turn 31 - and it’s great.
It’s the time in life to be confident, capable, more aware of yourself and appreciative of the things you used to take for granted. For me, it’s the beginning of a decade where I’ve found an equal amount of success in life, blended with valuable lessons of failed experience, topped with a bright future of potential still in front of me. What a beautiful chapter of life to sift through!

To hear people say ‘Yeah, but to be young again would be amazing…I’d give anything to be 18 again’ - m...

April 21, 2017

Guatemala X Getting Sick X Expectation = Perspective

Every traveler has one of those days.
A day where things just don’t come together as planned

            and it spirals downward

            until you start to question

                                    why you’re even traveling in the first place....

February 14, 2017

Romantic relationships are different when you’re traveling.

Most couples don’t realize it until they do it. What’s the fastest way to determine if things are going to work out in the long run? Spend a month on a trip together. And I’m not talking about a quick vacation, glitzy holiday or preplanned all-inclusive voyage. That’s not traveling, that’s just fun. I mean put on a backpack, fly to a Third World country, take local transportation and stay in cheap accommodation with the only plan being to have the time of your l...

August 9, 2016

The End of Shallow Fruit

It might have taken more years than I care to admit.

But this is what I’ve learned.

If you want to attract and be with

          an incredible, beautiful partner

          —a real keeper, a 10/10—

You have to drop picking up the easy pickings.

No more low-hanging fruit.

It’s often ripe for the taking,

                    it can be hard to pass.

                              But give it up....

May 24, 2016

Under the Influence                      

There’s little difference between traveling and doing psychedelics.

They both involve heightened emotions, pushing your comfort zone and circumventing the mundane, while gaining new perspectives on both ordinary and extraordinary situations. It doesn’t matter if it’s: mushrooms, Mexico, peyote, Peru, ayahuasca, Guadalajara, LSD or NYC; they all require opening up to the journey sought. There’s a reason why it’s called a trip.

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