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I Haven't Been Everywhere But It's On My List I love to travel and experience the world but part of the fun for me is documenting those experiences through photography and writing. Follow along with me and enjoy the ride!

Relocating Pets

USA | Friday, 19 Jul 2019 | Views [241]

Bringing my best friend.  I have had Charlee for just over 2 years now.  I grew up with dogs and have always wanted to get a dog but it is a huge commitment in terms of time, money, and lifestyle changes.  However, when my therapist recommended ... Read more >

Work Permit Paperwork for Vietnam

USA | Friday, 19 Jul 2019 | Views [427]

The bureaucratic hoops have by far been the most frustrating part of the process thus far.  I had to collect, notarize, and authenticate too many documents to count and the process has been so confusing that I have oscillated between "I've ... Read more >

What Have I Been Up To For The Past 4 Years?

USA | Saturday, 6 Jul 2019 | Views [330]

I know it's been a long time - too long - since I've written anything but sometimes life comes at you fast and you just have to do everything in your power to keep your head above water.  Professional Life: I've stayed at the same school and ... Read more >

Pacific Northwest 2019

CANADA | Wednesday, 26 Jun 2019 | Views [219]

Before my cross-continental move I decided to take one last big trip to see Jeanette.  She has been living in Seattle for 3 years already and I haven't visited her yet so it was time to remedy that!  Day 1: Our first day of exploring ... Read more >

Aruba 2019

ARUBA | Sunday, 24 Feb 2019 | Views [165]

We decided to go back to Aruba!  I almost always prefer to go somewhere new than to go back to somewhere I have been before.  BUT my friends family has a time share so the price was right and I was so sick the first time I went that I didn't ... Read more >

Saboga, Panama 2018

PANAMA | Wednesday, 26 Dec 2018 | Views [198]

Going back to Minnesota is nice because I get to see my family that I really don't see that often but it is also draining and I almost always come back feeling more tired before I have to go back to work.  So this year I decided to take my ... Read more >

Iceland 2018

ICELAND | Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | Views [175]

It has become a tradition to travel with the best travel buddy ever - my friend Jeanette - over the summer and we had an epic adventure planed!  But life happens sometimes so we had to adjust.  While our original plan included a Nordic ... Read more >

Belize 2018

BELIZE | Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Views [161]

It has become a tradition for me to go somewhere warm in February.  I need a break from the snow and the cold and the gray skys to recharge so this year we are going to BELIZE!!!  We stayed on Ambergris Caye so we had to take a little ... Read more >

Spain 2017

SPAIN | Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | Views [176]

My friend and I made a last minute decision that we wanted to travel before our summer vacaction came to an end.  It just so happened that my mom had points that were going to expire for her timeshare so we packed up and headed to Spain!!  ... Read more >

New Zealand 2017

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 | Views [167]

After JUST barely having enough time in Australia to decompress and avoid the bends we jumped on a plane to Auckland, New Zealand.   With my tight school schedule and my dad not having that much time off of work, we only had 3 days in NZ. ... Read more >

Australia 2017

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 17 Feb 2017 | Views [166]

My dad has been SCUBA certified for years and has always dreamed of diving the Great Barrier Reef.  My dad likes traveling but he isn't the type of person to really spend money on vacations and doesn't have that much time off of work.  I knew ... Read more >

Aruba 2016

ARUBA | Saturday, 20 Feb 2016 | Views [159]

I went to Aruba with a group of girlfriends for Spring break!   We had a great time that consisted almost entirely of laying on the beach, drinking mudslides, and eating delicious food!  Even though I was sick with an awful cold almost ... Read more >

Photos: Travel 2015-2019

USA | Monday, 15 Feb 2016 | Photo Gallery

I took too long of a break from writing stories so here are a few highlights from the last 4 years
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This Is It

THAILAND | Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | Views [355] | Comments [1]

This is it.  After 4 relaxing days on the beautiful beaches of Phuket, we flew back to Bangkok to begin our journey home.  After having to run to catch one of our flights, the rest of the almost 40-hour excursion was pretty smooth.  Nick ... Read more >

Chang Chang Chang Chang Chang!

THAILAND | Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | Views [294]

Hello again! I'm happy to report that after a whole day of rest, I was feeling much better and it was a good thing that I was because we were headed off to Chiang Mai the next day.  Chiang Mai is a city in Northern Thailand and originally we ... Read more >

It Was Bound to Happen at Somepoint

THAILAND | Sunday, 9 Aug 2015 | Views [305]

We're finally in Thailand!  It is our last stop on our Asian Adventure. I can't believe I'll be back in the states in 10 days.     We got up early Friday morning and walked down to the bus station then got escorted to where ... Read more >

Photos: Thailand 2015

THAILAND | Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery

We spent 10 days in Thailand to wrap up our Asian Adventure and got to see Bangkok, ride elephants in Chiang Mai and play on the beaches of Phuket.
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This is Goodbye for Now, Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | Views [408]

Hello again! We packed up after our last day at Angkor and went to bed early knowing we had to get to the boat launch to get to Battambang.  We woke up early on Wednesday morning and our ride to the boat launch arrived at 6:50am.  We ... Read more >

Angkor What?

CAMBODIA | Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | Views [411]

We are leaving Siem Reap today but I am so excited to tell you about our 4 days exploring the temples of Angkor. Angkor is a region in Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which spanned from the 9th to the 15th centuries.  Over ... Read more >

The Faces of War: Part II

CAMBODIA | Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Views [442]

Hello again! On Wednesday, we left pretty early and hopped on the bus to Cambodia!  We got picked up at our hotel and escorted to the bust station where we threw our bags in the cargo hold and hopped on a cool, air conditioned bus.  The ... Read more >

Photos: Cambodia 2015

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery

We had 10 days in Cambodia starting in Phnom Penh and made our way to Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, and Battambang.
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The Faces of War: Part I

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | Views [430]

Hello from Ho Chi Minh City!   On Monday, we flew from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.  When we made our travel plans, we figured Monday would be a dead day due to the traveling but our flight was early enough that we ... Read more >

I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

VIETNAM | Sunday, 26 Jul 2015 | Views [327]

Greetings!   We left Hanoi on Thursday but before we headed to the airport we went to the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum. Getting there was easy enough and we hopped out of the cab and got in the security line. There are many places (temples, churches, ... Read more >

We're On a Boat: Ha Long Bay

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | Views [315]

Ahoy there!   Yesterday we set sail for Ha Long Bay (after a 4 hr bus ride from Hanoi).  We left the hotel around 8am and got to Ha Long City just after noon.  We hopped on the dingy and puttered off to our cruise!  ... Read more >

Hot in Hanoi

VIETNAM | Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | Views [396]

Hello from Hanoi!     We flew in on Sunday afternoon and got to our hotel just before dinner time.  We walked down the street to the Dong Xuan Night Market.  It was even more extensive (but much less crowded) than the markets ... Read more >

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