Here are notable awards, press coverage, interviews and mentions of Dream Euro Trip and DJ Yabis online and in print. This travel blog was launched last June 1, 2012 and in that short period it has already won awards and recognition in ze internetz. HIGH FIVE!


Winner – Most Stylish Travel Blogger – Blogger Awards 2014

Winner – Financial Independence Monthly Business Transformation Contest

Finalist – Best European Weblog – 13th Annual Weblog Awards

Top 10 – Best European Travel Blog – Travel Blog Awards

Finalist – & Nikon’s Festival Photo Competition



My maiden hot air balloon flight voyage was featured in Barcelona TV in Spain. My dimples were twerqin in Catalan. The video automatically plays so click here to watch it.

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And I was also interviewed by Abruzzo TV in Italy in our exploration of Aquila, an abandoned city destroyed by an earthquake in 2009.

Mentions and Features

Matador Network – 6 LGBT Travelers you should be following on Instagram

Huffington Post – Secrets for a Perfectly Problem-Free Euro Trip and photo of me featured at My Gay Pride campaign

USA Today – What is the difference between 1st and 2nd class trains?

Men’s Health – Winning the FIM competition

My Travel Money – Top 15 Sexy Travel Writers and Bloggers

Go Abroad – Blog of The Week

Wanderlust – An Insider’s Guide to Amsterdam

Status Magazine – Style ID

Oslo Nights – Hove Festival Look



Nomadic Matt – How DJ Made All His Dreams Come True

Wanderlust Magazine – How to Make your Budget Go Further in Europe

Johnny Jet - Travel Style: DJ Yabis

The Luxury Editor – Interview with DJ Yabis

Below Zero To Hero – Travelling the Gypsetter Way

Sonshine Radio – DJ on Backpacking Europe: Live Radio Interview!

My Travel Money – Dream Trips on a Gypsy Budget

Dream to Business – The Freedom Lifestyle

Manila Bulletin – The Art and Joy of Couchsurfing


Hosting and Magazine Correspondence

Host – Travel Massive Manila

Featured Contributor – Details Network

Global Correspondent – Man About World


I’m everywhere!


DJ for H&M loves music campaign

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DJ for Status Magazine


DJ for Oslo Nights in Hove Festivalen, Norway