Tmoney

About Tmoney

Thomas Foreman is an aspiring writer, photojournalist, and cheap beer taster. After school, he set off on an excursion through Peru, and then later throughout Europe. The travel bug having been securely attached, he now teaches English in the land of the Maya.

Budget Breakdown: Guatemala – Antigua vs. City

By | December 4th, 2016|Budget, Countries|

First things first, Guatemala is on average around 40% cheaper than the United States. The cost of living is one of Guatemala's siren calls that lures quite a few travelers each year. Land of the Maya, home of the Volcanoes, and the beautiful Tikal, all a splendor to behold. However, today we aren't going to [...]

Episode #4: Traveling Solo – Pros and Cons

By | December 2nd, 2016|Advice & Tips, Podcasts|

Just an amazing experience. That was my thought the first time I ever traveled solo. Sometimes you have to have the 'grit' to just pick up and go. If you waited on your friends or family to do everything you'd be waiting a long time. In this episode I discuss the pros and cons of [...]

Episode #3: Camino De Santiago – Stories

By | November 29th, 2016|Podcasts|

Another episode on the books. In this podcast, I talk about the Camino de Santiago and interesting characters I met along the way. Characters such as: the homeless man that had been hiking for 9 years, the wonderful guitarist in a donation hostel, and the curious nurse that had a death-defying allergic reaction. The road [...]

Episode #2: Teaching English – No Degree Required

By | November 27th, 2016|Podcasts|

In this episode I discuss my experience thus far teaching English in Central America. I started off with a TEFL course in Antigua and ended up teaching in less than a month after! In this episode, you'll find out what I did, what happened, and where I am now. Hope you enjoy. Teaching English in [...]

Episode #1: Turning Your Back on America isn’t Cowardly

By | November 27th, 2016|Podcasts|

Just sitting around discussing why I think it's perfectly fine to leave America. You don't owe any country anything, least of all America. Don't feel ashamed to leave, especially if it will improve your life. Today, I talk about reasons I believe it's ok, and why you shouldn't be scared to do it. I also [...]

Bad Weather, Bears and Broken Bones

By | November 25th, 2016|Inspiration, Tales|

A story from the road, full of bad weather, bears and broken bones... Days on the Road Total Kilometers Walked Dollars Spent *For my budget on the Camino de Santiago click here. Bad Weather, Bears and Broken Bones "Zabadica?” Charlie asked incredulously. “They can suck on my dick'a”. He slowly inched [...]

Volcano Eruptions: Conquering Myself on Acatenango

By | November 18th, 2016|Adventure, Inspiration, postslider|

“It is not the mountains we conquer, but ourselves” - Sir Edmund Hillary Every now and again, when the world feels weary and the air feels heavy, I find it high time to look at my surroundings from a different view. Sometimes when life is grasping at straws and precious moments are few and far [...]

Gringo Thoughts: Antigua, Guatemala

By | September 29th, 2016|Adventure, Countries|

I stepped off the airplane on August 18th and looked into the heart of Guatemala City. Motorbikes whizzed by everywhere,with no concept of stoplights anywhere. Kichequal women balanced elaborate fruit baskets on their heads all while dressed in varied assortments of vibrant colors. Knife jugglers and flower salesmen graced the streets on every corner. In [...]