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My name is Jake and I'm a world nomad and adventurer. I look to find the hidden gems in every place I travel, and try to go off the beaten path as much as I can. I'd love to connect with any like-minded individuals who have a passion for travel and aren't afraid to show it.


Irazú Volcano

Oreamuno, Cartago, Costa Rica

Coordinates: 9.97916698455811, -83.8525009155273

One third the height of Everest. Slowly moving up! 🏔

Posted 7 months ago

Cow Cafe DTLA

342 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Coordinates: 34.0385894775391, -118.264122009277

Avocado toast is the new staple of LA life, and Cow knows how to make it!

Posted 8 months ago

Tour Eiffel

Parc du Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, Paris, France

Coordinates: 48.8583869934082, 2.29455375671387

There is no more magical a moment than seeing the Eiffel Tower at midnight in Paris.

Posted 8 months ago

Nice Beach, the French Riviera

Rue Massenet, Nice, France

Coordinates: 43.6955986022949, 7.26435995101929

Absolute pure beauty in the French Riviera.

Posted 8 months ago

Andilly, Rhone-Alpes, France

Andilly, France

Coordinates: 46.0567817687988, 6.06576013565063

Almost almost almost made it to the Swiss Alps!

Posted 8 months ago

Nice, Côte d'Azur, France

Avenue de la Corniche d'Azur, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France

Coordinates: 43.7344512939453, 7.26595020294189

One of the most scenically beautiful places in all of Europe.

Posted 8 months ago

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Monaco

Coordinates: 43.7393646240234, 7.42858695983887

You’ll never feel poorer than when you walk the streets of Monaco!

Posted 8 months ago

Generator Hostel Paris

9-11 place du Colonel Fabien, Paris, France

Coordinates: 48.8782806396484, 2.3695375919342

Paris has quickly become one of my favorite cities to call home!

Posted 8 months ago

Minnehaha Falls

4801 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Coordinates: 44.9158744812012, -93.2104339599609

Not so mini but definitely have it a quick “HaHa” before the rain started pouring.

Posted 9 months ago

Brooklyn Bridge

New York, NY, United States

Coordinates: 40.7053642272949, -73.9962387084961

Something about seeing New York from the water makes it all that more impressive.

Posted 1 year ago

New York, New York

New York, NY, United States

Coordinates: 40.6970443725586, -74.0199813842773

A sunset with a side of Statue of Liberty!

Posted 1 year ago

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM, United States

Coordinates: 32.3196983337402, -106.764999389648

A hike to the top, it would take 8 hours, but it is on the horizon!

Posted 1 year ago

McCarran International Airport

5757 Wayne Newton Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Coordinates: 36.081428527832, -115.147308349609

Sometimes the right sky is one we have to create ourselves.

Posted 1 year ago

Bali Hai

2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA, United States

Coordinates: 32.7193908691406, -117.220504760742

Grab a Bali Hai Mai Thai at this local spot! Be careful though, the 100% alcohol drink packs a major punch! So much so that they limit every customer to only two!

Posted 1 year ago

Nyhavn 17

Nyhavn17, København, Denmark

Coordinates: 55.6805191040039, 12.58909034729

Colorful buildings and pirate ships, my kind of town!

Posted 1 year ago

The Little Mermaid (statue)

København, Denmark

Coordinates: 55.6928596496582, 12.5992784500122

The Little Mermaid comes from Denmark! Who knew?

Posted 1 year ago

TOMS Flagship

1344 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, Venice, CA, United States

Coordinates: 33.99063, -118.4667

Come for the coffee stay for the company, a great place to hang.

Posted 1 year ago

Manneken Pis

Corner of rue du Chene and rue de l'Etuve,, Brussels, Belgium

Coordinates: 50.85, 4.35

They really do love their Pissing Boy statue over here in Brussels!

Posted 2 years ago


Rue d'Assaut 7C, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Coordinates: 50.84863, 4.356966

The graffiti in Brussels is some of the coolest in the world, you can even take a tour of just that!

Posted 2 years ago

Venice, Italy

Calle del Campanel detta Civran o Grimani 2869a–2869b, Venice, Veneto, Italy

Coordinates: 45.43592, 12.32745

Say Ciao to Venice before it sinks into the ocean! It's one of the places you must see before you die!

Posted 2 years ago

Brussels, Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Coordinates: 50.85, 4.35

Belgium's street art scene is truly amazing! You can even take a tour of just graffiti and street art around the area, walking from one picture to the next!

Posted 2 years ago

Blue Lagoon Iceland

Nordurljosavegur 9, Grindavík, Iceland

Coordinates: 63.8802, -22.45052

Even when the sun dips down below the cliques, the lagoon still shimmers with majesty. Iceland, one of my top places you should visit!

Posted 2 years ago

Bai Orchid&Butterfly farm

3 1 Rimtai Maerim, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Coordinates: 18.9191, 98.93412

Butterflies and flowers, what more could you ask for?

Posted 2 years ago

Downtown East, Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Coordinates: 44.9759, -93.2545

Minneapolis may not be a big city, but it's definitely a fun one to explore for a day or two. I was lucky enough to visit on a layover, and loved what I saw.

Posted 2 years ago

Stone Arch Bridge

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Coordinates: 44.9808, -93.2536

A black and white picture off the Old Mill, a unique spot that really takes you back in time.

Posted 2 years ago

MSP Airport

4300 Glumack Dr, Saint Paul, MN, United States

Coordinates: 44.8831, -93.21035

There's a doughnut bar at the Minneapolis Airport! It saved my life on a 16 hour layover, hopefully it can do the same for you!

Posted 2 years ago

London Bridge

London Bridge (A3), London, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51.50806, -0.08777778

Rain and fog are pretty much a constant in London, so take advantage of it while you're there!

Posted 2 years ago

Miami South Beach, Florida USA

Miami Beach, FL, United States

Coordinates: 25.7904, -80.1322

A trip to South Beach was well worth the 20+ hour drive! Such beautiful weather for Spring Break!

Posted 2 years ago

Etihad Stadium

Ashton New Road, Manchester, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 53.48333, -2.200367

While they're not a favorite team of mine, a trip to Etihad Stadium is still worth it when in Manchester!

Posted 2 years ago

Old Trafford

Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 53.46326, -2.290501

A quick trip to the better of the two Manchester sides! If I had to support either United or City it's United all the way!

Posted 2 years ago

Goodison Park

Liverpool, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 53.43889, -2.966389

Supporting the best team in the Premiere League at a home match versus Crystal Palace! Go Blues! Everton forever!

Posted 2 years ago

Bangor, Gwynedd

Siliwen Road, Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 53.23449, -4.129165

Take something with you to remember every single trip! It'll make all the difference in the end.

Posted 2 years ago

Barcelona Espana

cataluña ,spain, Barcelona, Spain

Coordinates: 41.3825, 2.176944

Sometimes you get to go on a cruise around the Mediterranean, without paying a single fine!

Posted 2 years ago

London Eye, Westminster

London, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51.49883, -0.1917179

The London Eye will cost you £21 to go around once! You'll be better off taking a photo from a distance if you want to save quite a few coins!

Posted 2 years ago

Spartan Race Mt Vernon Nj

120 Route 94, Vernon, NJ, United States

Coordinates: 41.17871, -74.53115

Jump fences and walls and there will never be any boundaries you can't overcome!

Posted 2 years ago

Sunset Bar - Pai

165/1 MOO.1 MAEHEE, Pai, Thailand

Coordinates: 19.3522, 98.44729

Sunset bar is a special place with special lights, and super awesome trance music! Go get lost in the jungles of Pai!

Posted 2 years ago

ท่าเรือเฟอรี่เกาะช้าง | Ferry Koh Chang (Center point)

Amphoe Ko Chang, Thailand

Coordinates: 12.14059, 102.3062

Approaching Ko Chang, the vast jungles and beautiful beaches make it a truly amazing spot! And cheap too!

Posted 2 years ago


Manchester, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 53.4544, -2.2247

Indian food from the Curry Mile in Manchester! One of my favorite streets in all of England!

Posted 2 years ago

Pylesville, Maryland

874–998 Pylesville Rd, Pylesville, MD, United States

Coordinates: 39.68749, -76.37502

Waterfalls and wide angle lenses! Capture all the scenery in one great shot!

Posted 2 years ago

Chiang Mai Night Market

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Coordinates: 18.7829, 99.00031

There are some weird food items at the Chiang Mai Night Markets! Like a little bit of grilled squid, still wriggling as you eat it!

Posted 2 years ago

Monkey Mountain, Hua Hin

97/2 Thanon Phet Kasem, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand

Coordinates: 12.56347, 99.96086

Monkey Mountain is one of my favorite places, but be careful the monkeys will steal all your belongings and run up into the trees!

Posted 2 years ago

Khao Ta Mong Lai

Prachuap Khiri Khan, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand

Coordinates: 11.80334, 99.70769

Hiked to the top of Khao Ta Mong Lai for some amazing harbor views! Thailand is such an amazing place!

Posted 2 years ago

Maryland International Raceway

27861 Budds Creek Rd, Mechanicsville, MD, United States

Coordinates: 38.39514, -76.84471

Spartan Sprint fire jump, on the road to the trifecta medal! 30+ miles and three races total! AROO!

Posted 2 years ago

Vernon, New Jersey

Vernon, NJ, United States

Coordinates: 41.1983, -74.4836

A Spartan Super finish! A little rain can make a world of difference, especially at that finish line fire jump!

Posted 2 years ago

Killington, Vermont

Killington, VT, United States

Coordinates: 43.6775, -72.7803

A Spartan Beast is the ultimate test of endurance, camaraderie, and strength! 17 miles later, and the medal was mine!

Posted 2 years ago

บ้านม้ง ดอยปุย

หมู่บ้านม้ง ดอยปุย, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Coordinates: 18.81621, 98.88335

Pad Thai served in a leaf, never thought Pad Thai could get better, somehow it just did!

Posted 2 years ago

Port of Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavík, Iceland

Coordinates: 64.15578, -21.86471

Sunsets above the snowy mountains, there's nothing better! Add in a lighthouse and you've got a perfect picture!

Posted 2 years ago

Amsterdam Netherlands

Eerste Constantijn Huygensstraat 40–64, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Coordinates: 52.36393, 4.874355

The Dutch do things right, even in the middle of winter when it's freezing outside! One of my favorite places I've toured!

Posted 2 years ago


Parvis St Pierre 14, Brussels, Belgium

Coordinates: 50.84731, 4.352412

You have to have a Belgian Waffle with Belgian Chocolate when you're in Belgium! Delicious! #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Runyon Canyon Overlook

Runyon Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Coordinates: 34.11049, -118.3503

Nothing quite compares to a midnight overlook of a new city, even if you did have to technically break the law to get to the view...

Posted 2 years ago

Lake Isabella

Lake Isabella, CA, United States

Coordinates: 35.67158, -118.4272

Nothing quite like sitting at the water's edge of a beautiful lake on a gorgeous blue sky day!

Posted 2 years ago

Kern River

Wofford Heights, CA, United States

Coordinates: 35.75794, -118.4193

Soaking up the sights of nature along the beds of the Kern River!

Posted 2 years ago

New York Skyline

New York, NY, United States

Coordinates: 40.72048, -74.01602

A skyline is just a skyline, unless it's the New York Skyline. Then it's the best of the best.

Posted 2 years ago

Crystal Lake

Beulah, MI, United States

Coordinates: 44.65, -86.15

Nothing quite like paddle-boarding the lake at sunset! What a sight to see!

Posted 2 years ago

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

47050 Generals Highway, Three Rivers , CA, Three Rivers, CA, United States

Coordinates: 36.49105, -118.826

Had an amazing day of hiking at Sequoia National Park today! This is by far one of my favorite photos of all time! #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Point Dume

Malibu, CA, United States

Coordinates: 34.0009, -118.807

A great day trip out to Point Dume in Malibu! Plus some really amazing rock climbing! #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Griffith Park

4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Coordinates: 34.13335, -118.2829

The Hollywood Sign as seen from Griffith Park! What an awesome view! #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Hollywood Hills

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Coordinates: 34.12, -118.34

My new home in the Hollywood Hills has a great view of my new city! This is my LA Story.

Posted 2 years ago

Waco, Texas

200–210 S 5th St, Waco, TX, United States

Coordinates: 31.55569, -97.13059

Made it to Magnolia Farms in Waco! Miles and miles to go!

Posted 2 years ago

Mohave Desert, CA

Essex, CA, United States

Coordinates: 34.79532, -115.4032

Getting stranded in the Mohave desert is no joke, at least I've got a sense of humor about it. #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

South Rim of the Grand Canyon, AZ

Grand Canyon Village, AZ, United States

Coordinates: 36.05977, -112.1083

Look over the edge and see into oblivion.

Posted 2 years ago

Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ, United States

Coordinates: 32.3167, -110.817

Hiking in 95 degree weather is no joke in Arizona! Always, always, ALWAYS bring lots of water!

Posted 2 years ago

Zilker Park

2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX, United States

Coordinates: 30.26611, -97.76757

A great outdoor space just outside the main city of Austin. Play ball, rest, relax, or all of the above.

Posted 2 years ago

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

Baylor Street, Austin, TX, United States

Coordinates: 30.27594, -97.75292

Who says graffiti can't be art. Hope Outdoor Gallery will have you thinking differently.

Posted 2 years ago

Townsend, Tennessee

Townsend, TN, United States

Coordinates: 35.62134, -83.71543

A camp all set up and fire built, this is living in the wild.

Posted 2 years ago

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM, United States

Coordinates: 32.3197, -106.765

Sunsets in the desert can bring beauty to an otherwise desolate place. #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Sabino Canyon

5900 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, AZ, United States

Coordinates: 32.3167, -110.817

I'm truly in the desert now, nothing but cacti and tumbleweeds. #spottedplaces

Posted 2 years ago

Seven Falls Sabino Canyon

Tucson, AZ, United States

Coordinates: 32.25095, -110.9501

Hiking the 7 Falls trail in Sabino Canyon! So hot but so worth the trip! #spottedplaces

Posted 2 years ago

Austin, Texas

1000 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX, United States

Coordinates: 30.2565, -97.76283

Best donut I've ever had, Gordough's in Austin, TX. So much food, and so much SUGAR!!!

Posted 2 years ago

Washington, District of Columbia

9th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Coordinates: 38.88791, -77.02379

It was hard to say bye to Washington DC, but bigger and better things are to come in the future soon!

Posted 2 years ago

Edinburgh Castle

Castlehill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 55.94909, -3.197919

The views from Edinburgh Castle will blow your mind! Such an awesome sight to see!

Posted 2 years ago

Manchester, United Kingdom

188 Oxford Road, Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 53.46686, -2.234427

Walking Oxford Road on a particularly sunny day means that you will get rare views of sunlit churches.

Posted 2 years ago

Bangor, Gwynedd

Bangor, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 53.2667, -4.11667

Wales may not be your first choice of places to visit, but the scenery is fantastic! Definitely worth a stop through on any united kingdom adventure.

Posted 2 years ago

Globe Theatre

21 New Globe Walk, London, England, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51.50832, -0.0968002

See a play at Shakespeare's Globe, you'll never forget it.

Posted 2 years ago

Graffiti Underpass

The Queen's Walk, London, England, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51.50844, -0.1048322

While walking along the main streets you may see some great sites, taking the underground route shows off some of the artwork London has to offer.

Posted 2 years ago

London Eye + Big Ben

The Queen's Walk, London, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51.50328, -0.1196028

Big Ben towers over London looking down on all of its admirers.

Posted 2 years ago

London, United Kingdom

Parliament Square, London, England, United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51.50032, -0.1266946

You can't leave London without first taking a picture of one of their famous red phone booths! Even on a typical gray and cloudy day they stand out in the streets.

Posted 2 years ago

Brugge, Belgium

Brugge, Belgium

Coordinates: 51.2167, 3.23333

I never expected to make it to Brugge, Belgium, but after spending a few days there I realize that it's not a place you would want to miss. Chocolate, beer, and Belgian waffles; Yum!

Posted 2 years ago

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Coordinates: 18.59164, 98.48969

Mystical Wooden Bridge in the middle of the jungle. Echoes of a time long ago. Go to Chiang Mai, you'll have an amazing time.

Posted 2 years ago

Mill St. Brew Pub

Coordinates: 43.65043, -79.35856

If you're in Toronto make sure you visit the Mill St. Brew Pub for a beer tasting! As many tastings as you'd like with dozens of choices!

Posted 2 years ago

HTO Park

Coordinates: 43.63795, -79.38782

The CN Tower framed by two of the city's largest buildings. Canada is really growing on me.

Posted 2 years ago

Wachirathan Waterfall (น้ำตกวชิรธาร)

Coordinates: 18.54168, 98.59914

You'll meet the best people, from all around the world, in Thailand. #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Pai Canyon (กองแลน)

Coordinates: 19.30577, 98.45281

Would you walk along the edge of this canyon? Knowing that there was a 200 ft. Drop on rleither side of you?

Posted 2 years ago

Suan Dok Gate (ประตูสวนดอก)

Coordinates: 18.78962, 98.978

Street markets in Chiang Mai are unlike any others in the world. The food is amazing and the people will melt your heart. #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Prachuap Khiri Khan (จังหวัดประจวบคีรีขันธ์)

Coordinates: 11.80939, 99.79476

A hidden gem along the coasts of Thailand. You won't see many tourists, but the locals are fantastic.

Posted 2 years ago

Wat Phra Mahathat

Coordinates: 14.35873, 100.5772

The Buddha in the Roots is a must see in Ayutthaya! Really great spot with lots of other temples to see! #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Charles Dickens Square

Coordinates: 48.85707, 2.284946

The Eiffel Tower is beautiful no matter what the weather is like. Even on cloudy days it'll show off its stunning beauty.

Posted 2 years ago

Isla De Ramos

Coordinates: 18.31279, -65.61163

Deserted Island life isn't so bad when you at least have good people to share it with.

Posted 2 years ago

Mt. Britton

Coordinates: 18.299, -65.79113

There is a beauty in nature that can only be found when you are truly lost.

Posted 2 years ago

El Yunque National Forest

Coordinates: 18.33758, -65.76189

Hiking to the tip of El Yunque with a good group of guys, making lasting memories for a lifetime.

Posted 2 years ago

Condado Beach

Coordinates: 18.45702, -66.07079

When the lack of lighting makes the lighting perfect #SpottedPlaces

Posted 2 years ago

Ocean Park Beach

Coordinates: 18.4548, -66.05521

When you get tired of the cold and gloomy weather in Washington DC, just run away to Puerto Rico!

Posted 2 years ago

Milan, City Centre

Coordinates: 45.4614, 9.159336

Photos may last a while, but memories will last forever. Italy will always feel like a second home to me.

Posted 2 years ago

CN Tower

Coordinates: 43.64236, -79.38734

Downtown Toronto by night.

Posted 2 years ago

Parc de la Ciutadella

Coordinates: 41.38877, 2.185205

A view to die for in Barcelona, one of my all time favorite cities!

Posted 2 years ago

Venice, Italy

Coordinates: 45.50112, 12.23339

A panorama of Venice truly captures the city's unique beauty.

Posted 2 years ago

Pajamas Hostel

Coordinates: 12.06454, 102.2859

Wish I was back in my "home away from home" hostel in Ko Chang! Pajamas was one of the top hostels I've ever stayed at!

Posted 2 years ago

Park Güell (Parque Güell)

Coordinates: 41.4138, 2.152782

It may take a while to get to the top, but the view over the city of Barcelona from Parc Güell is to die for.

Posted 2 years ago

Wat Chai Watthanaram (วัดไชยวัฒนาราม)

Coordinates: 14.34362, 100.5416

Temples can be found all over the country of Thailand, but some of the most unique and beautiful ones are in Ayutthaya.

Posted 2 years ago

Florence (Firenze)

Coordinates: 43.77429, 11.25366

New Year's eve in Florence, Italy. And exciting and exhausting ordeal.

Posted 2 years ago

Blue Lagoon (Bláa Lónið)

Coordinates: 63.88017, -22.44915

Sometimes you just have to soak in the warm waters of the Icelandic Hot Springs in the middle of January, even if there is 4 feet of snow all around you.

Posted 2 years ago

Cliffs of Moher

Coordinates: 52.97164, -9.426346

They told me not to go near the edge of the cliff, but I was never a very good listener. 150 foot drop directly below me!

Posted 2 years ago

Sólfar / Sun Voyager

Coordinates: 64.14749, -21.92244

Some people say Iceland is too cold to visit in the winter, and to them I say, that's bollocks!

Posted 2 years ago

Antoine Dansaertstraat 6 1000 Brussels Belgium

Coordinates: 50.84912, 4.347612

Hidden secrets can be found all throughout the city of Brussels, with a unique city feel.

Posted 2 years ago

20 Albany Street

Coordinates: 55.95713, -3.192233

Edinburgh is a hauntingly beautiful city, that just gets more and more amazing as the sun goes down.

Posted 2 years ago

Nong Bua Klong Prao

Coordinates: 12.06436, 102.2862

Snorkeling in the emerald green waters of Ko Chang island was an amazing experience, and one that I hope to have again in the near future.

Posted 2 years ago

Ko Chang

Coordinates: 12.06414, 102.2847

Beautiful beaches and a one of a kind sunset on the beach in Ko Chang! I could stay here forever...

Posted 2 years ago