Life Is What Happens While You are Making Plans - John Lennon

Life is that thing that happens while you are making plans!

Wow.  Alright.  So…. Just as I was starting to formulate my great escape from Los Angeles, into parts unknown around the world, in order to indefinitely become a digital nomad adventurer….  well…  the phone rang. “Hello?” “Hi. Is this Christopher?” “So far.” “Is this Christopher Emerson, the founder of the virtual reality tech startup SpherePlay?”…

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Planet Emerson, World Travel, surfing, beach, tropical, ocean

One Way To Live 1000 Years Inside a Single Lifetime

“Routine is the enemy of time. It makes it fly by. Once your brain establishes a routine it stops being fascinated with the way the world works. Travel wakes up your brain. Be awake.  Be turned on.  Turn your brain on in a way that you are aware of everyday that you are alive. Get…

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5 Best Places in the World to Start Traveling as a Digital Nomad

Where is the best place in the world to start traveling as a digital nomad? I guess the answer is… anywhere, really. This December will be the last month in which I pay for rent, home insurance, utility bills, car registration, car insurance, internet bill, mobile phone bill, gym membership, Xbox LIVE subscription, everything! I…

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Christopher Emerson at Flaming Gorge Dam Utah

What do Sam Gamgee, Jiminy Cricket, and You Have in Common?

What a week it has been! It has been one week since I have announced to everyone, to my private and public life, my friends and family, my loved ones and my… well… not so loved ones… that come January 11th, 2016, I’m leavin’ on a jet plane and don’t know when I’ll be back…

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Christopher Emerson writing, taking action, toward world travel

The 1 Simple Trick to Turning Your Dreams into Reality

Planet Emerson: World Travel – The 1 Simple Trick to Turning Your Dreams into Reality Alright… I have chosen to throw myself entirely into the complete unknown.  Now what?! At this moment in time, the decision to sell most everything I own, to whittle my whole life down to a backpack, and leave the country on…

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Wake Up and Start Dreaming: Countdown to World Travel Starts Now!

As I sit down to write this very first blog post of Planet Emerson: World Travel, my body temperature begins to creep up, my heartbeat becomes erratic, and my fingers begin to tremble. “Why?!” you undoubtedly ask aloud, attracting the odd glances of others nearby. Why should a single blog post stir such a physiological…

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