About Topher Lazarz

I'm Topher Lazarz, an expatriate from the United States currently skipping around the world and your guide to surviving outside your home country. I have always wanted to travel but never had the time, money or freedom to do so. My life changed forever in May 2012 when I was pretty much forced to travel and my life has been an exciting journey ever since. I hope my guides can help those considering becoming expatriates or backpackers as the information provided on this website is something I definitely wish I had access to when I first began backpacking.

Hotels.com Scam

This is a repost from my friend’s site at Tasteless Traveler. I felt this repost was necessary as I too have had horrid customer service experience with hotels.com. It is an awful company and should NEVER be used. Sleep in … Continue reading

Mean Servers VPS (Virtual Private Servers)

Wow I have gotten really bad at updating this blog! I am almost at my two years abroad mark and will post a special recap around that date. But in the mean time a, a word about one of my … Continue reading