Elena has a desire to explore her roots and to leave the commercial-materialism of the U.S behind. She embarked on a travel idea that turned into a continent-jumping journey. Elena spent a year backpacking in Europe, South Africa, Morocco, and South East Asia. She likes to write about time and money saving tips, guides to her favorite places, and insights into how to be a conscious traveler.
Mark is from Southern California. He’s discovered real happiness working and living outside of the United States. He’s a fan of ice hockey, progressive politics, Indian food, pleasant people, responsible discourse, and lite beer. He lives in Hong Kong with his spouse and a cat named “Butter.”