Math Pick-Up Lines

Why I don’t do so well in the bar scene. [continue reading…]

Drew’s Best of 2016

The meme du jour of 2016 was how awful of a year it was for the world. Brexit happened, Trump was elected, and Carrie Fisher died. Of course, some people were in favor of those things (not the last one, who would want that?). At a macro level, 2016 was bad, particularly for climate change [continue reading…]

My Best Tweets of 2016

After 156 tweets, 90,000 impressions, 441 likes, and 83 retweets, here are my top tweets of 2016: 1. Ghost Insecurities Ghost A: I’m really nervous, we’re going to get caught.Ghost B: Dude, just act super natural. — drewtarvin (@drewtarvin) September 22, 2016 2. Dessert Opinions I don't understand mint chocolate. I've never been eating a dessert and [continue reading…]

How to Export Flickr Metadata to a CSV File

As part of analyzing my 18 months as a nomad, I wanted to look at how many pictures I took and analyze some of the metadata to determine photos by state, photos by trip, and more. I assumed this was going to be an easy task, all I wanted to do was download flickr metadata to [continue reading…]

18 Months as a Nomad – By the Numbers

Today’s the day. After being a nomad for 550 days, I’m hanging up my traveling shoes and settling back in NYC (Brooklyn to be exact). From March 1, 2015 to September 1, 2016, I lived out of two bags, traveling the world for work, fun, and selfies. After 18 months, I decided to return to the [continue reading…]

Where I Went (Nomad City List)

Over the course of 18 months, I went to 142 cities in 50 states, 14 countries, and 3 [continue reading…]

Why I’m Moving Back to NYC

On March 1, 2015, I left NYC to become a nomad. On September 1, 2016, I’ll be returning [continue reading…]