Welcome to the homepage and travel blog of Cyrus Kirkpatrick. I am an amateur photographer, media-maker, and writer. I have gone into the depths of North Korea and remote regions of southeast Asia. In addition, I also write about many lifestyle related topics. I have worked as a travel journalist, SEO content writer, and videogrspher. I live in Arizona and many places abroad.
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A look at Winston Wu’s controversial site, HappierAbroad.com.

I love to consume large amounts of information and ideas. Occasionally, I stumble on sites that really get me thinking about certain topics. Whether my reaction to some of the ideas are positive or negative is not relevant, because what makes me curious, or gives me a desire to debate, is inherently good for my...

How To Become Marketable

You may have recently read my article: (How To Be Your Own CEO). On this same vein, if you become the CEO of your life, one of the first departments you should establish is a great marketing department. If You Like This, Please Click Sharing Links!

Is Arguing Good?

Ever hear the term “preaching to the choir?” This is not a good habit, and it’s the reason arguing is often very healthy. You shouldn’t allow your beliefs and opinions to remain unchecked. People don’t like to go outside of their circle of comfort. This is why it’s unlikely that you’ll find one of the...

How To Be Interesting

“I just want somebody who’s interesting…” Most girls want this in a guy. And, there’s a lot of guys who want this in girls. “He / she is not very interesting…” These are not words you want a potential employer to say after you leave the interview. “What I do is not very interesting…” This...

Social Status Don’t Mean Jack

“I need it all… The money, the fame, the cars, the clubs” Rihanna – Hard. Social status is not, and never will be, a replacement for happiness. There is absolutely no correlation between things like money, status over others, a feeling of power over others, and happiness. If You Like This, Please Click Sharing Links!...

The Power of Going Out

Sometimes the simplest solution to a gloomy feeling is to get oneself out of the house and interacting with people. I consider this highly therapeutic.

How To Be High Status In A Club

But more than anything else, the upscale nightclub is a social status game. Who has the most status? Who appears the ritziest? Who's the VIP? This status game may correlate with other aspects: such as sex. Many guys believe the one who shows off the most status will be the one women approve of. ...