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Wondering and Wandering I graduated. Now what? Do I live the life I never wanted to live? The one where I move to the city, get a job in a corporate cubicle, and slave away 60 hours a week for $40,000 a year? No thanks. How about 5 years down the road when I settle on a girl I don't truly love, buy the car I don't need, have the marriage that won't last, buy the home I can't afford? No thanks. I want to see things, I want to experience life in every way. This is the only life I've got, I might as well make the most of it and do something I won't foget. So here I am, travelling the world one step at a time. Where I'm going is yet to be decided, how long I'm there is up in the air, but one thing's for sure. Whatever I do, where ever I go, I'm going to be living. You can count on that.

Why I do

NEPAL | Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Views [970] | Comments [1]

So I've got some time to kill and decided I would share a few thoughts... There are some of you out there who don't understand why I'm doing what I'm doing, there are some that envy my situation and there are some that just don't care. I'm reaching out ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


A day in my life

NEPAL | Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | Views [918] | Comments [1]

I get up around 8, still a late sleeper, even in Kathmandu. I make my way to the German bakery down the road and have my croissant and cup of coffee, ahh life's little pleasures. From there I walk 10 minutes to the local minibus station. It's always ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


The Himalays and White Water Rafting

NEPAL | Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [788] | Comments [4]

Sorry its been so long, I've been a little busy. Colby and I took off on a 18 day trek through the mountains of Nepal. What an experience. We thought we could last carrying our own bags...nope. We had to get porters like everyone else who was doing the ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline


Kathmandu!

NEPAL | Saturday, 29 Sep 2007 | Views [935] | Comments [7]

Wow, it's been 3 days and I'm already in love with the people here. This is one of the 10 poorest countries in the world, and yet the people still smile constantly. They are fans of my beard and Colbys muscles (aren't we all). The food is great, the ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


London

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | Views [540] | Comments [2]

Hey guys, im in London and I absolutely love it. So far I think it's my favorite place. It's amazing, so diverse, so big and busy. Sometims the big and busy sucks but I think a person can control how busy or big a city is, there are places that you can ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Tips


England once again

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [817] | Comments [9]

I'm in England, yet again. It's not because I have some sort of love for this place. It happens to be incredibly expensive, yet the closest thing to a home I have in Europe. I leave in 20 days to venture into the wilds of Nepal and Tibet. I just finished ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Scotland and the Lake District

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | Views [622] | Comments [5]

So I dont have long to tell my stories but as soon as I get to Marions I will fill in the gaps. I spent an absolutey awesome week with Doug and Rob touring distilleries, seeing Rosslyn Chapel, a few castles, werewolf woods, Clootie Wells, loch ness, and ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Many apologies

USA | Sunday, 5 Aug 2007 | Views [694] | Comments [6]

Ok folks, sorry it's been so long, but I've been a little busy. I've been spending a lot of time at the country house doing man stuff, building fences, cutting down trees, chopping wood etc. There's also a new person thats's been introduced into my ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


Whoaaaaaaa

GERMANY | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [716] | Comments [5]

So the past week I've been in Strubensee at the family's second home. We've been clearing the barn of horse shit, spiders, hay, and ferrets. I'm tired. Not because of the work, but because of the party last night. We did all this cleaning and clearing ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


NEWS

GERMANY | Saturday, 7 Jul 2007 | Views [942] | Comments [7]

So it seems that things are constantly changing, I guess that's life. I'm having difficulty at the moment (again) deciding which direction my life is going to go (again). I've realized that there are two very distinct halves of me. One half says "... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


Apathetic

GERMANY | Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | Views [627] | Comments [7]

Im tired of being someone that im really not. There are times when I just dont give a shit about anything except for myself. Selfish? Yes. I think everyone needs times like those to keep themselves sane. Im done pretending I dont want to learn German ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


Im lazy

GERMANY | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Views [644] | Comments [7]

Yo people, sorry for being lazy. It's who I am, deal with it. So lots of stuff to talk about, I will try to keep it short though. So I was by myself for 10 days, yeah I drank, a lot. Deal with it. I needed to reward myself for learning 30 words in German.... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: Photo update

GERMANY | Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Have fun lookin! Germany, Ireland, England
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Pipe vs. my head...pipe won

GERMANY | Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | Views [860] | Comments [8]

So I may as well tell the world since my wonderful mother is doing it anyway...and laughing about it. So yesterday we were in Strubensee (where they have their second house) and it started raining really hard. It so happens that they are doing work on ... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health


German Pirates

GERMANY | Thursday, 24 May 2007 | Views [628] | Comments [9]

So I went and saw Pirates of the Caribbean 3 today with Flo...it was in German. Kinda made me laugh. German pirates. If you know me, you know I have this eager fascination with pirates. Still trying to work out why. In case you are wondering, Im in the ... Read more >

Tags: Lost!


10 years might be ambitious

GERMANY | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Views [827] | Comments [7]

Dont worry, I'm not coming home yet. It looks like Nepal wont be working out for me, just too expensive. Hopefully Herr Colby can come to Europe. Berlin is amazing. Im really blown away by the dynamics of this city. Its not rushed, forests, lakes, relaxed ... Read more >

Tags: People


Airports

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Views [636] | Comments [7]

I'm sittin in the airport, waiting to go to Berlin. I thought I'd take a few minutes and give you guys a general update since I don't know the next time I will be online. I left Marion today, sad because she's a great lady, happy because I get to keep ... Read more >

Tags: Airports


Good News!

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 12 May 2007 | Views [646] | Comments [7]

I'm going to Berlin! Good bye simple English country life, Guten Tag big city! I will be working for a family with ONE child, 12 years old , to help him with his English and just be his companion. This seems to be much more my style. Plus, it's only ... Read more >

Tags: Work


pray to whatever god you choose

USA | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Views [698] | Comments [5]

So in the past week I've had 4 chances for work as an aupair, today I've had two. Let's all hope one of them work out. You may be wondering why I've chosen the aupair route. It's the only job that I can get by posting online, and, you don't have to have ... Read more >

Tags: Work


yeah so...

USA | Friday, 4 May 2007 | Views [783] | Comments [7]

That last posting was complete and utter lazy crap. This will be the same, don't get your hopes up. I'm not going into detail about my vacation from a vacation, you'll just have to buy my book. Rob, stay away from my stash. No MAJOR news. Just had a few ... Read more >

Tags: Family


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