I’m a 20-something Canadian with a passion for travel. My first international trip was to Kenya in 2008. In 2010 a combination of disillusionment with academia and a serious bite from the travel bug led me to abandon graduate school and move to Asia. This continent has been the greatest love affair of my life and I’m not ready for the inevitable “break up” yet. I’m just living one day at a time and enjoying every fleeting moment I have to be able to do what I am doing.
The most important thing I’ve learned from four years of travel is this – Life is far more enjoyable when you say “yes” to everything (but don’t be an idiot). Growing up in a small town, I never imagined that one day I’d be riding a motorcycle through Vietnamese fishing villages, hitchhiking on the outskirts of Malaysian jungle, sleeping in a tent at 17,000 feet, drinking a Singapore Sling IN Singapore, riding a camel around the Giza pyramids, or that I’d be in the courtroom at the final Rwandan genocide trial. Erase “no” from your vocabulary and you’ll learn what it truly feels like to live.
Currently, I call Pohang, South Korea home. Enjoy my crazy life in blog-form and remember feedback is always appreciated.