Being on the road alone, you are forced to confront your true nature. You depend on the kindness of others and step outside of your comfort zone in search of new, fulfilling experiences. It is liberating!
For serious beach bums, the Philippines is a less-discovered alternative to Southeast Asian hotspots like Bali and southern Thailand. But with more than 7000 islands, it can be tricky to pick your spot.
Paris 2013 TimeLapse in Motion (Hyperlapse by Kirill Neiezhmakov) from Kirill Neiezhmakov on Vimeo. If you're desk-bound this summer -- or if a trip to Europe just isn't the cards -- you can still take