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When Going Home Becomes Your Holiday

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | Views [2723] | Comments [3]

Many times in the past two years I envisioned what coming home would be like. It was often when I was riding on trains, or trying to sleep at night. I thought it would perhaps be something similar to out of a movie with meeting loved ones with hugs and ... Read more >


The Things I Do and Do Not Miss From America

Monday, 28 May 2012 | Views [10208] | Comments [3]

In two months I will be going back to the States for a visit for the first time in 2 years. I have been inspired to write the things I do miss and don't miss about my home. In my 2 years time I have backpacked through Europe, bits of Asia, ... Read more >


Photos: Random Travel Photos

Sunday, 29 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Backstage At a Concert - In Stockholm!

Tuesday, 10 Aug 2010 | Views [1553] | Comments [1]

I leave from Stockholm today on a 5 hour train ride to Copenhagen. It’s quite dreary out and I watch the rain pelt my window as lush, green forests wiz by me. It is also extremely early and I am quite warm from attempting to get my sleeping bag packed ... Read more >

Tags: stockholm


Adventures in Russian Consulate Land

Saturday, 26 Jun 2010 | Views [1975] | Comments [3]

Picture this scenario: You are in New York City, standing outside of an older, stylish looking building. Central Park is a block away and you can see the green trees swaying in a breeze that you wish would help you beat the heat. You are amongst a large ... Read more >

Tags: independent travel, russia, visas


Quit Now? With This Economy? Are You Crazy?

Thursday, 17 Jun 2010 | Views [1640] | Comments [5]

Today I took the most necessary bike ride of my life. It was a simple one around my grandmother’s neighborhood. Light rain pelted my face as I focused on pedaling hard - faster and faster to feel the wind whip through my hair and distract me from the ... Read more >

Tags: independent travel


From Apartment to Backpack: 11 Different Ways I Got Rid of My Possessions

Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010 | Views [1844] | Comments [1]

Getting rid of everything has been hard .   No doubt about that.   I’m finishing up my 6 th year of living on my own and my place had acquired a lot of stuff.   Let me give some advice to those that are starting the adventure themselves.   ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, nomadic life, world travel


Who Needs Plates and Cutlery? Step One Of Giving Up My Possessions

Monday, 7 Jun 2010 | Views [1862] | Comments [4]

I’m sitting on my sofa, staring at the 24 boxes and bags that are scheduled to be picked up for charity tomorrow.   The three towers of brown boxes practically reach my head as I stand next to them!   I touch them gently and feel the soft texture ... Read more >

Tags: nomadic life, world travel

 

 

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