I love to travel and has been to 94 countries at age 27. AMA

Carfax / ProductVoxj86
Jul 11, 2018 334 Comments

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  • Uber SCghost
    How does it feel to be one of those people who counts the amount of countries you’ve been to and then shares it publicly for some reason?
    Jul 11, 20185
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I normally don't share this in person unless people ask. Figured I should share since this is AMA and I can't show off my TC!
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I do want to see every country in the world eventually so I do need to count them...
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Microsoft yumyup
      SCghost is just jealous that op has been to more countries than Uber operates in
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Workday Kanye West
      LOL
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Rubicon Project / Engpikachu88
      I guess the Uber bro is jealous cuz he has to work a lot and can’t travel much.
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Uber / Engcherami
    What is the sum of your yearly compensation?
    Jul 11, 20185
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      130s I have tricks to travel cheaply
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Cruise Automation / OtherEgg joyjj
      Such as? I really would to know
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Read my other comments. Hotel loyalty cards. Live in Europe. Make friends with people who work at major airlines.
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Cruise Automation / OtherEgg joyjj
      Cool
      Jul 11, 2018
    • IBM / OtherbbWl22
      My TC is only 130k but I still travel 150,000 miles a year. But I guess a significant portion is business travel
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Amazon / EngHendrix x
    Honestly it's sad. The small amount of time you could spend in these places in this time frame is tiny. A tourist is different than a visitor. It's more than just a count of stamps, though it's cool. There are much better ways to accomplish what you're pretending to have done
    Jul 14, 201812
    • Cognizant Jingbang2
      What are some example of what you learned abroad and applied for your career?
      Jul 14, 2018
    • r/iamverysmart
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Uber Pspfogj
      "I travel to advance my career" - Amazon 😂😂
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      It's hard to put into we exact words. It's not a program. You just see a lot more ways of looking at reality and it's obvious when it happens that this is what helped you move. Those who don't know, don't know.

      Look. Focus on your career until you die or retire. Or find something better in life and make it help you
      Jul 15, 2018
    • IBM EfGv06
      “Saw this attitude while abroad”, so basically all of us with 15-20 days PTO? I’m using all my PTO to go to New Zealand but it’s not much. I’m American. It’s never going to be much. I actually did get a job offer in Europe but the pay was so low I’d have to sell my condo here for the relocation money, and then with the low pay I may not be able to buy another one again if I moved back. Sometimes touristy is the only option?
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      I mean yah. Tourist is maybe better than a staycation. 20 pto is a month. If you're in the same place all that time, you can really learn a lot. Problem is that most Americans would take that month and pack as much different new Zealand places into it. You'll have a great photo album, shrunken bank account, and be exhausted.

      There is more to life in your 20s than a paycheck. Taking a year or few off your career and working in a bar in Bratislava is more valuable than the money you could make here
      Jul 15, 2018
    • IBM EfGv06
      When I was in my 20s I made $10 an hour because the IT market crashed twice. I couldn’t even afford a day trip from Austin to San Antonio much less moving to Europe temporarily. Now in my 30s, I’d rather not lose my property and 401k and I still have 30k in medical bills left to pay back. Being a bartender in Bartislava is a luxury not everyone has.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      False. You could have done it in your 20s. There are so many ways to get to wherever. Just because you didn't, doesn't mean you couldn't have. I had to sell everything I owed, and borrow from several people to get to my first home out of this country. I also found ways to get a job before arriving there.

      30s + is a different story.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon LoanerBadg
      @hendrix looks like you need a bit more traveling to learn not to be judgmental of other people.
      You have a very narrow mind set for someone who claim to have traveled a lot.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      Maybe true. I don't claim that it made me Gandhi. People who collect passport stamps like Garbage Pail Kids cards really bother me. So do people who always find a reason not to do something.
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Traveling is for consumerists that cannot produce anything, except for useless photos of fake designed-for-tourists places, when they could have looked at better pictures of those places online, to give themselves a sense of uniqueness and achievement. Thoughts?
    Jul 14, 20186
    • New / Eng
      Dravid

      NewEng

      PRE
      Samsung America
      Dravidmore
      unless you are traveling for learning a different culture and life experiences etc. still with traveling, I do think helps one to become more open and bring perspectives that can indirectly impact your thought process on other things in life.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • New / Eng
      Dravid

      NewEng

      PRE
      Samsung America
      Dravidmore
      but you have a point abt consumerist pov, where I see most people travel to a new place just to tick the boxes and get some pictures.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Found the virgin
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Microsoft Daydrunk
      Travel is for people who want to understand other cultures, other religions, other culinary experiences. Travel can make us better humans when we truly embrace others way of life. Travel opens our minds outside of our own city, town, country. It keeps us from being closed minded and bigoted. You are referring to a tourist not a traveler.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • New / SalesMooks
      Very ignorant thought.

      Travel helps people understand different cultures and hopefully increases acceptance of others.

      It should raise emotional IQ - which is way more important than IQ.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Staples JGjj71
      Re-posting from a different reply

      If you thoroughly plan your travel & perhaps read even Wikipedia while you travel, it just widens your perspective on how different parts of the world live/work, what's their economics, History, how they became rich or poor, what's unique about them et. al.

      Use : you will be much more tolerent towards a wide variety of things, people (irrespective of color, sex, roots/origin et.al)

      In age of Globalization you will be an effective leader, you will intuitively know how things work in other countries, if you ever run a Global Company you will have an edge..

      However if all you do is take selfies and drink beer, it doesn't matter where you go.
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Express VECO
    Which is the least racist country in your experience !?
    Jul 14, 201812
    • Pinterest UhmWho?
      Actually white people are less likely to get racist treatment at other countries than say black people. So his race does factor into the equation.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Apple / EngaCrP17
      Now that’s a slightly better statement. But you conflate race with ability to perceive racism, which is a bit ironic don’t you think? Most whites who have grown in a less racist country will be quickly disgusted when they’ll come here. That isn’t any different than for any other subject.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon hehehehehe
      Lol, depends entirely on how people in the other cointries react to your race.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Pinterest UhmWho?
      It’s hard to perceive a treatment that you are not getting
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Microsoft 🍑✊🏾
      @aCrP17 you must live a sheltered life if you think US is most racist... Try Japan, China, India, South Africa, most middle East.
      Jul 17, 2018
    • GE UstI03
      Try visiting South Korea and see if you think the US is still the most racist. I'm usually tolerant of sideways stares but could not believe how uncomfortable my partner and I were made to feel in SKo due to the color of our skin (which is brown).
      Jul 17, 2018
    • Amazon hehehehehe
      Not to mention sexism, esp with regards to Korea.
      Jul 17, 2018
    • Apple / EngaCrP17
      Oh jeez please. I said the most racist country I’ve LIVED in so far. Japan might be xenophobic, and as a non japanese you will always be a second class citizen there, but they don’t have a rise of supremacist groups across their territory.

      Come on, everyone knows Asia’s no role model here. Y’all are completely missing the point, but if it makes you feel good to think about another country worse than your own to stay in denial, I’m not one to waste my time trying to open your eyes.
      Jul 17, 2018
    • Microsoft 🍑✊🏾
      You not only missed the point of this, but your ignorance is showing strong. I don't think you know what racist is
      Jul 17, 2018
    • Apple / EngaCrP17
      Racism: prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.

      Xenophobia: dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries

      Read them a couple times, you’ll thank me later.
      Jul 18, 2018
  • CareerBuilder JonDoe1
    What's it like being such a douche?
    Jul 11, 20187
    • Airbnb tbyaf24
      You looking for someone else that can corroborate your experience on the matter?
      Jul 11, 2018
    • New / Productgrayjedi
      r e k t
      Jul 11, 2018
    • CareerBuilder JonDoe1
      Umm, sick burn I suppose?
      Jul 12, 2018
    • Microsoft Sbwv22
      It is a sick burn. A douche won't recognize it, if it hit him in the face
      Jul 14, 2018
    • CareerBuilder JonDoe1
      yeah totally
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Microsoft Sbwv22
      Yea totally - requires some critical thinking also, but you are from career builder, and ever since blind let trash companies like yours on here, we have been getting a lot of douches lately.

      That too is a burn
      Jul 14, 2018
    • New / Productnicebot
      Take it easy
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Google UcvH00
    What are you running from?
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Oracle wtflife
    OP: Ask me about travel and whatever
    Everyone: What's your total compensation
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Sapient Razorfish
    PARAD0XXX

    Sapient Razorfish

    PRE
    Google
    BIO
    TensorFlow. Deepmind. DARPA
    PARAD0XXXmore
    Why is America more sexist/racist than other countries?
    Jul 11, 201813
    • Uber wyddd
      I don't think OP (who is Asian) said USA was not racist or sexist, just that it was not necessary worse than other places. Unless you have traveled as many or ore places than OP, you probably can't judge if USA is the worst...
      I'm European and I think many countries in Europe are at least as racist as USA... Now I'm white so clearly not the best to judge racism in both USA and Europe...
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Wells Fargo tweedler
      So you are White and don't understand racism, so best to stay out of this discussion. Racism is a white invention
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Uber wyddd
      Yeah but OP is not and clearly he said USA was not the worst, so unless you have been everywhere and can affirm USA is the worst, then stay out of the conversation, thanks
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Google T4r6y7
      Racism is not a white invention but happens in every country that is doing better than others, e.g. economically. Examples: Japan in the 90ies. Saudi Arabia.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Bloomberg iVX372
      ^ Careful. This politically incorrect and unfortunate truth may not be palatable or discussable by the dogmatic "safe space" seekers pervading tech
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Amazon 7(/@&)/
      Cause you haven’t lived anywhere else to know that IT IS NOT
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Amazon 7(/@&)/
      A non white trashes white people and then calls them racist. You are freaking racist your self.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Wells Fargo tweedler
      I learned it from my fellow White friends.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Capital One Cheeter
      Hmm, by that logic, if we can name one country more racist, then america is not the most racist. I’ll start. North Korea, where you get killed for not being North Korean ... or pro Kim Jung un for that matter.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Uber wyddd
      Well, that's kind of the definition of most racist... That there is no other country more racist... It's not even logic at that point, it's really just the definition.

      But wait, they can't be racist in North Korea, they're not white!
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Uber Youoipto
    By travel to you mean stay 2 nights at a hotel near airport?
    Jul 11, 20185
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Depends. Some country i spend days in the rain forest or desert. Some I spend 1 day in the city center. Travel for nature takes longer than travel for food or city sightseeing
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      But you are right. I did not for example go to every corner of France. Just 1 day in Paris and 2 day in nice. I rather spend the time and money in other countries I haven't been yet
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Microsoft 🙈_🙉_🙊
      If you spent 1 day in Paris you can’t say you’ve seen Paris, let alone France.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Qualcomm nImD34
      Uber guy is jealous and so is Microsoft guy
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Microsoft 🙈_🙉_🙊
      I’m not. I’ve traveled enough countries myself - I spent my first 20 years in Europe so it was easier. I actually “hate” the kind of “bite and run” tourism that many North Americans do in Europe.. You can spend a week in a city like Paris (or Rome, London, etc) and still not really “see it”.
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Microsoft bAAdF00d
    Life isn’t about experiences, it is about money. You better buckle down and work. All that wasted time, you could be raking in millions.
    Jul 14, 201810
    • Facebook
      octopuss

      Facebook

      BIO
      Live a simple life
      octopussmore
      So sad
      Jul 14, 2018
    • eBay sfolax
      Hahaha a valid perspective. Just by surfing on the internet today you could have traveled more than 94 countries while still staying at work to make money
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Walmart.com CzcL42
      Money has it's place and so do experiences! Moving to either extreme will have a correction one way or the other.
      Doing things that enrich your being will probably steer you towards being joyfullness and less miserable. Some of the most miserable people I know are raking in millions but have forgotten what is life
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Walmart.com CzcL42
      If looking at food pictures online would fill your stomach, watching porn would fill your sex with a real woman then certainly you can travel to countries by surfing online!
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Microsoft bAAdF00d
      I just assumed people were smart enough to sense my sarcasm, but I guess not.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Walmart.com CzcL42
      Do not assume! It's hard to understand sarcasm on blind sometimes...
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Cisco Chutiya
      Life isn't about experiences, it is about money for YOU. Don't shove your rules into someone else's throat. Let him live his life the way he likes .
      Jul 14, 2018
    • eBay sfolax
      Wow that's a sarcasm! Then the likes people put on there are liking the sarcasm or the statement?
      Jul 14, 2018
    • eBay sfolax
      Is traveling a basic instinct requirements of life like food and sex?
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Walmart.com CzcL42
      No but please don't consider online surfing the same as traveling
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Uber Addedk
    34, visited 100+ countries, lived in 4, TC 400k. How? Business travel with extended stays and typically 1million airlmiles and SPG points a year.
    Jul 14, 20185
    • Microsoft bAAdF00d
      You ma’am, are my new hero.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • TaskUs autobats
      Me likey
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Intel / Productwazzupyall
      Hats off to you sir! I did not count the countries I had visited but have lived in 6 so far (across 4 continents), still I'm tired with the long haul intercontinental flights, yet I'm only 30 😅
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Twilio / EngTechBrunch
      What’s your role? I’d love to do more business travel, any tips?
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Microsoft / EngVlCX25
      Same here! Sometimes I wonder if I’d be happier without a desk job.
      Jul 15, 2018
  • LinkedIn Baaaaaa
    Which places have the best prostitutes?
    Jul 14, 20184
    • Okta SEJ184
      Brazil
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Microsoft / Englotus
      You're disgusting
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Google / Engwhoami420
      Hahaha of course someone from Microsoft says that
      Jul 15, 2018
    • TI IOlOl0
      I hear Hong Kong has a 13 story whore house...
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Amazon svettybalz
    I loved to drink alcohol at 13. You want a fucking cookie?
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Ford / Eng
      n0clu

      FordEng

      PRE
      NASA, Ford
      BIO
      iOS Dev
      n0clumore
      Expected from Amazon employee
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Amazon BLHR
    Why would you think anyone would care?
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Microsoft yumyup
      You clearly did to ask about it
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Tango Health / Engrawblonde
    Which place was the most friendly and most racist?
    Jul 11, 201810
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Friendly: Canada
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Racist: possibly Ukraine and Poland. I'm Chinese
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Tango Health / Engrawblonde
      Very much true on Poland. Which place was the most unexpected and in what way? After a long time a good thread on blind. Kudos!
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Food in Spain. So amazing. Unexpected
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Tango Health / Engrawblonde
      Noted. Thanx
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Facebook XLhI02
      What happened in Poland exactly? I've considered traveling there.
      Jul 12, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Some people yelling " move china!" At market. Saying some racist comments in polish while laughing
      Jul 12, 2018
    • Facebook XLhI02
      Ugh, that sucks. Thanks for the response.
      Jul 12, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I would still suggest travelling there. That only happened a couple times.
      Jul 12, 2018
    • The taboo on "racism" is a recent phenomena and really only exists in the developed western world. If you aren't white, you can expect it in most places.
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Amazon AWS420
    Have u taken pills in Ibiza?
    Jul 11, 20185
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      No
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Cruise Automation / OtherEgg joyjj
      Why not
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I never been to Ibiza. Also don't ever want to use hard drugs.
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Uber tack
      I feel like the joke was missed
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Cruise Automation / OtherOooh shit
      Yup
      Jul 15, 2018
  • New natch
    What is your top 10 countries list
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Google bamm
      This. Please share
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Airbnb jim.hodlen
    if I have a week of pto where should I go visit?
    Jul 11, 20187
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Africa: Namibia for wildlife and sand dunes. Amazing nature
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      South America: Argentina. Feels like Europe but more exciting. So much steak and good food
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Europe: go somewhere others don't go. Try Moldova or Bosnia
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Asia: Idk. I guess Thailand is nice.
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      New Zealand has great national parks. The long flight is brutal through. After landing have to take a bus for hours to national parks
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Airbnb jim.hodlen
      thanks! argentina sounds like my cup of (s)tea(k)
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Wells Fargo / EngkiwiBird8
      I did not like Argentina that much and just transited
      Jul 14, 2018
  • VMware Iaxd88
    Never been to any English speaking country ? (*have)
    Jul 14, 20183
    • Apple / EngaCrP17
      Lol! Thanks for the cringe!
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon
      \°_°/

      Amazon

      PRE
      Electronic Arts, Google, Nokia, Citrix Systems, Cisco
      \°_°/more
      Not a grammar Nazi myself, but that's the first thing I noticed when reading the post. I'd let it fly, possibly some H1B 😁😁
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Staples JGjj71
      There are a lot of H1B from England :P
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Workday Kanye West
    We get it you are a hardass
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Amazon lMex45
    Sounds like new way of **** measuring
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Spotify / OpsbPbt75
    Eye roll
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Facebook supichai
    How many people you have banged?
    Jul 14, 20182
    • Sapient Razorfish
      C3NTR!ST

      Sapient Razorfish

      PRE
      Google
      BIO
      TensorFlow. Deepmind. DARPA
      C3NTR!STmore
      OP is likely a woman.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Facebook supichai
      Then it is easier to bang 😀
      Jul 14, 2018
  • LinkedIn peepl
    Can I get a free Carfax?
    Jul 14, 20180
  • PayPal y0y0y0
    If on an average you visited 1 country per month even for 1 day like transit visit etc. then also it would take 8 years to see 94-96 countries which means OP is traveling since OP was 18-19 years or even younger! OP you need to have rich parents as i don’t think once you started job you could either have this many holidays or money in the bank to travel or this is just a troll post! Something doesn’t add up!!!
    Jul 14, 20188
    • Microsoft Windw
      It’s like if you go to Europe you can see like 15-20 countries in a month 😂

      I don’t think visiting ~90 countries means anything at all 😂
      Jul 14, 2018
    • PayPal y0y0y0
      😆
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Microsoft 🔪 mkay
      Maybe OP is a girl. Then no need to have money to travel, just be friendly with guys.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • PayPal y0y0y0
      No single guy would be stupid enough to spend so much on a girl unless she is total bomb! If multiple guys then OP has a huge appetite 😳
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Microsoft 🔪 mkay
      Of course it'd be different guys. Lol.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I'm not a girl and I don't have rich parents.
      Jul 21, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      It's mostly a combination of working and making friends at airlines. Working in Europe. And travel in between jobs
      Jul 21, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      My parents did pay for 100% of my college so I can use my tc on travel instead of paying back loans
      Jul 21, 2018
  • Uber / EngZoubida
    Not sure it helped your grammar skills, sadly.
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Visa vHld12
      Sad cause the furthest you can travel is a 45 minute Uber
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Booking.com B.enjoy
    Having such a huge experience in travel and knowing tons of insights, would you like to come and make travel industry better together with Booking.com?
    Jul 14, 20186
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      Kind of actually
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Booking.com B.enjoy
      @Hendrix.x, I can give you a referral link, if you want
      OP, you too ;)
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      How does your pay ranges compare to Amazon
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Booking.com B.enjoy
      Do you own research, but in Amsterdam (it’s where our HQ is, but we also have dev offices in Tel-Aviv and Shanghai) life is cheaper, if you compare to Seattle/SF bay. Rental is cheaper. And also quality of life is higher (imho). My favorite is that travel to other European countries is so much more accessible and you have wide range of countries to fly or even drive easily.
      And the company is great! Bunch of perks for traveling with awesome work/life balance (Dutch people are strict with rules, so whenever they can, they don’t work, even realtors are off on weekends). Tech department has over 100 nationalities. I can talk infinitely...
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      Ah cool. Thanks
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Microsoft / EngVlCX25
      What other tech firms have engineering offices in Amsterdam?
      Jul 16, 2018
  • Amazon EFaX22
    TC or GTFO
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Microsoft okarin
    Are you self employed? How did you find the time? Did you do in between jobs? How many countries did you visit per trip? (range)
    Jul 11, 201811
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I also used to work in Europe where it was very easy and cheap to go international
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Microsoft okarin
      Interesting. What companies gave you more vacation? How many days were you able to negotiate
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Microsoft okarin
      Mmmhhh not that many countries can be visited on a 3 day weekend from the us. Just staying a few hours in a country doesn't really count.
      Were you living in some other country? Somewhere in Europe or Asia?
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      In Europe 5 to 6 weeks. In USA 4 to 5 weeks
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Yes lived in Netherlands
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Staying few hours doesn't count but I think I can do alot in 2 full days. That does count for me !
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Microsoft okarin
      From the US what countries can you visit in just a 3day weekend? Flight time and time zone differences eat a lot of the weekend time.
      Jul 12, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Mostly Caribbean and central South America. This works only if you live near a very large airport with many direct flights
      Jul 12, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Like dfw mia
      Jul 12, 2018
    • PayPal wknu08
      Is a 3 day long weekend enough for a country!. Was impressed by your initial post. But looks like you are just traveling to increase the count of countries!
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Microsoft anoth
    Can i ask about your ego?
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Daimler Whowhatwhy
    Can we be friends
    Jul 12, 20182
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Yes but I cannot get you cheap tickets
      Jul 12, 2018
    • Daimler Whowhatwhy
      Did not think of that at all but that would’ve been nice
      Jul 12, 2018
  • Uber BlkMba248
    Chase Sapphire or AMEX Platinum?
    Jul 14, 20180
  • HCL / Otherjstwrkhere
    Am I supposed to be impressed?
    Jul 14, 20180
  • ForeFlight / ProductHDFc74
    Yeah I love not working or cooking and other people picking up my shit, too. Doesn’t make you special
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Amazon Positive m
    Close mine is 86 and I am
    In Hr 🙂
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Amazon gemalto
    This thread is cancer
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Samsung / Eng
      PEeC33

      SamsungEng

      PRE
      Samsung America
      PEeC33more
      Yeah, everyone would have been better off if they ignored it initially.
      Jul 14, 2018
  • IBM / OtherbbWl22
    Nice, OP. I’m at 20 countries roughly, by age 24. I’m glad there are others who realise that there’s more to life than jerking off to TC.
    Jul 15, 20180
  • Amazon / EngxgIO00
    1. Do you travel alone?
    2. Do you stay in hostels or hotels? Why?
    3. Did you have anything stolen from you?
    4. How many times you were scammed and how?
    5. Did you ever get in a fight?
    6. Any tips for cheaper travel?
    Jul 11, 20189
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      80% alone. 10% with friend 10% family
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Affordable hotel like holiday inn because I want some comfort after 12 hour flights and all day sightseeing
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Never
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Scammed by taxi driver who dropped me off at wrong place in South America once. No big deal.
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Yes. Once I had to push away agresive taxi driver and scammer in Morocco. Kinda of a fight. I win
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Make friends with people who work for major airlines
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Amazon Heeehawwww
      How do you make friends with people who work in major airlines and what benefits did you derive out of it?
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Amazon / EngHendrix x
      So sad
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Zscaler / EngEFOt82
      Who do u make friends in airlines? As in what designation do they hold?
      Jul 14, 2018
  • LinkedIn HUtR50
    Great post op!
    1. Since you travel different countries, you must be using different airlines. How do you gather all these airline miles together?
    2. You said you travel Solo and not stay in hostels. How do you make your accommodation affordable for solo travel by staying in hotels?
    3. Do you rent cars in countries you visit them for nature? Rental cars are expensive for solo. If yes, how do you manage.
    4. Traveling also takes a toll on the body.. long flights, food, changing time zones and lack of sleep. How do you cope up with this?
    Jul 15, 20182
    • IBM / OtherbbWl22
      I’m not OP but I can answer some of these questions.

      1. I usually travel as a part of the same alliance (Oneworld) which allows me reciprocal frequent flyer benefits, unless Oneworld is not available, and I will take the cheapest option. Even within the US, I exclusively take American Airlines, even if it’s up to 50% more expensive, as the benefits usually outweigh the extra cost.

      2. Airbnb’s can be nearly the same cost as hostels, although I do, and actively suggest, staying in hostels. You meet so many people from so many backgrounds.

      3. Rental cars are actually really cheap if you know where to look. In Europe/many parts of Asia, you don’t need rental cars. I’ve been renting cars since age 18, and only ever paid underage fees twice.

      4. Yeah really no other way to put it, it does take a toll. Best to do it when you’re young. I’ve been traveling since age 18 and now I’m 24. It’s actually bizarre how much of a toll it’s already take. I used to do things like red-eyes and long 9+ hours followed by another red eye and another full day trip (all in coach). Now I’ve become fat and lazy.

      Overall, travel is certainly not cheap, but isn’t necessarily expensive either. Travel is like a drug for me. I put myself well into debt throughout college to keep on traveling, and I spent a good portion of my first year TC paying off old debts.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Microsoft / EngVlCX25
      I still take redeyes - it’s nice to have frequent-flyer status that comps baggage check and exit-row seats in coach.
      Jul 16, 2018
  • Salesforce myna
    What is the best way to go to grand canyon from Bay area?
    Jul 11, 20182
    • Amazon AWS420
      Fly to Vegas. Do smoke coke and drive to Vegas and back. All in the same day
      Jul 11, 2018
    • TI IOlOl0
      In all seriousness though it’s a 5 hour drive one way from Vegas to Grand Canyon... recommend flying to Vegas Friday night, drive Saturday and spend Saturday night around a city near to Grand Canyon
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Amazon fnuLnu
    With your money or inherited money?
    Jul 11, 20181
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      90% mine. Read my other comments on how I'm traveling cheaply. My parents did pay for college and paid for 3 trips before I graduated college.
      Jul 12, 2018
  • Cisco rkHq23
    What kind of cereal do you like?
    Jul 11, 20181
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I like steak and icecream
      Jul 11, 2018
  • Amazon vr38dett
    If an evil genie suddenly appeared and told you that you could not travel anywhere ever again for the rest of your life, but gave you the option to revisit somewhere you've been just once more, what would you choose and why?
    Jul 14, 20180
  • Integrated Device Technology Avail
    I want to visit London. Is it a good place ?
    Jul 14, 20182
    • Amazon TheFARTAct
      It's pretty cool. It's similar to NYC in that you have to be able to find beauty, peace, comfort, whatever in big cities. Of course, England is beautiful outside of London.
      Jul 15, 2018
    • Integrated Device Technology Avail
      I want to visit England next year for the cricket World Cup. Will plan accordingly. Thank you for the reply
      Jul 15, 2018
  • eBay / Product
    abcdebay

    eBayProduct

    PRE
    Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google, Apple, Yelp, Tesla Motors, 1-800 Contacts, Contract Simply, Photon
    abcdebaymore
    Do you ever regret your carbon footprint?
    Jul 11, 20182
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      I live in a studio apartment. That's low carbon footprint right? Barely use heating in the winter
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Sysomos / Sales8️⃣
      Do you buy carbon offsets for your travel?
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Amazon bPOD16
    How many of those countries have you traveled while being employees full time?
    How do you have enough vacation days to travel this much?
    Jul 11, 20182
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Prob about 70. 10 before I graduated college. 10 something in between jobs
      Jul 11, 2018
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Some combination of having friends at airline so I can fly international over the weekend and used to live in Europe
      Jul 11, 2018
  • PeerStreet / Other
    Ju63vNQa

    PeerStreetOther

    PRE
    Amazon
    Ju63vNQamore
    What are you running from?
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Carfax / ProductVoxj86
      OP
      Boring life
      Jul 21, 2018
  • Microsoft trump_007
    Lost 1 min I will never get back
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Oracle / Otherchic
      You lost one more minute responding to this. Just saying
      Jul 14, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng
    torakusu

    MicrosoftEng

    BIO
    If you're going to stalk me, at least say hi.
    torakusumore
    Why do white folks like Wayne Brady so much?
    Jul 14, 20181
    • Uber BlkMba248
      Does Wayne Brady have to choke a bitch?
      Jul 14, 2018

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