Oh Hey World was founded as a travel blog by Andrew Mattie and Drew Meyers in June 2010 with the goal of connecting those from Generation X & Y who share a passion for traveling the globe and interacting with different cultures. Topics discussed here could range from a review of a really awesome hostel in Rome to tips to traveling on the cheap through Central America to a guide to backpacking Santorini.

The opinions expressed on this blog are posted by its authors and don’t necessarily reflect the views of Oh Hey World. Contributors are not employed or paid by Oh Hey World (unless otherwise stated). If you’d like to become a contributor to this blog, please contact us!

The Team

Drew Meyers – Co-Founder

Prior to co-founding Oh Hey World, Drew embarked on a series of backpacking trips over the course of his 4 and a half years working at Zillow.com. Since his departure in 2010, he’s been traveling the globe making money from his laptop as he goes. While at Zillow, he was on the marketing team doing online marketing, community building, and business development. Additionally, he founded and still serves as Editor of the Geek Estate Blog and managed the Zillow API program for several years. In his free time, Drew enjoys reading and is extremely passionate about giving back to others. His focus in the philanthropic space is microfinance and is the co-founder of myKRO.org, a multi- author blog devoted to exploring the world of microfinance. He actively maintains a personal blog where he writes about whatever is currently on his mind.

Drew holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

Travel Motto: Work hard, play hard.

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Tommy Unger

Tommy is a master of mining vast sums of data and creating something useful to the eye.



Andrew Mattie – Co-Founder

Andrew works at Diverse Solutions by day and is a pirate by night. He’s passionate about Jesus Christ, his wife and family, and building deliciously usable web applications.


Jerry Ostradicky

Jerry is the Manager of Advertising Operations for Zillow.com and co-Founder of myKRO.org.

Travel Motto: Go Big or Go Home.


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