Lengthy Travel

Tips for traveling better and working smarter. For travelers, digital nomads, and location independent professionals.

Topics I Write About

Digital Nomad Tips

As I explore my own digital nomad life, I learn useful tips and tricks to be more effective and efficient.

Traveling Better

I am always on the hunt for tips and tricks to travel better (find cheaper flights, stay safe on the road, etc.)

Tourism

There are many great blogs out there for eye-candy and useful information about travel destinations so I don't focus on this very often, but I do have a few hopefully useful posts, including my budget breakdowns for Central America and South America

Language Learning

Over the years I have studied Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, and Thai. I don't write frequently on this topic, but I do run two resource sites, one for learning Spanish and one for learning Japanese. I also have written a very extensive overview of how to learn a language

Recent Articles

Bagan, Myanmar

My Myanmar (Burma) Travel Guide: Itinerary, Tips and Budget Breakdown


I recently finished three weeks traveling in Myanmar and I thought it might be helpful to offer some helpful hints and observations, detail my itinerary and provide a detailed breakdown of my expenditures.
White Island - Camiguin, Philippines

My Travel Costs in Philippines: Itinerary and Budget Breakdown


Since I recently finished a full month of traveling in the Philippines I thought it might be helpful to provide a detailed summary of my expenses there, along with my full itinerary and a few travel observations.
Google PageSpeed Insights Perfect Score - mobile

How to Score 100 on Google PageSpeed Insights: A Complete Guide to Optimizing Your WordPress Site Performance and Speed


Regardless of your knowledge level, I hope this guide will give you a better understanding of what’s involved in optimizing a WordPress site’s speed and performance. I will also show you ways to improve your site enough to ace Google’s demanding PageSpeed Insights test.

How to Setup a Development Version of Your WordPress Site on Your Computer


Whether you are developing a new WordPress site or planning to make any kind of significant change to an existing one, having a development version on your laptop can be immensely helpful, especially for safely testing new plugins, modifying your theme, and testing new updates to make sure they don’t break your site. Having this local setup also lets you work on your site even … [ Read more ]

150+ WordPress Plugins to Take Your Blog to the Next Level


If you use WordPress, you are undoubtedly aware of the idea of plugins and are probably using some already, but perhaps you are missing out on some others that can raise your blogging skills considerably. That’s understandable since there are so many thousands to choose from and since there are some great plugins that do things you didn’t even know you might want to … [ Read more ]