My blog is a travelogue of my time spent living in new cities throughout the world. I started in New Zealand and have now been in Sydney for almost 2 years. Soon I'll be off to South East Asia to teach english.
Interest: Running, cooking new recipes, eating new cuisines, reading
About me: After 23 years of living in the US, I flew off to start what has become a nonstop life abroad. I have been away from home for almost 3 years and the adventures continue through life in New Zealand, Australia and soon to be South East Asia!
There?s More to the UK We have finally made plans to go to London! After booking our train tickets (we used Red Spotted Hanky) and bribing some friends, we are finally going down to the capital. All of these plans got me thinking about how much we have already seen in the UK. While we were abroad we found […]... Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:04:00
I choose slow travel I have traveled in a lot of different ways. I have been a long term traveler and I have gone away on quick weekend trips. I have explored whole cities in a day and poured over a single neighborhood for months. I have traveled nonstop for weeks at a time visiting new places every few […]... Sat, 01 Mar 2014 10:34:27
Things I Love About the UK The U.K. is a beautiful country. It’s a place that as a young, aspiring traveler I always dreamed of going. I imagined the cobbled streets and rolling country hills that I’d always read about or seen in movies. It’s also a country full of color, despite the claim that it’s al... Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:11:24
Three Years On I was in Christchurch City Centre on February 22, 2011 when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit, changing the city, and changing me, forever. It was scary. We had been experiencing “aftershocks” from the 7.1 earthquake that hit Christchurch in September of 2010 up until that point and I belie... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:51:53
Wishing for the Whitsundays As I look out the window at the wind blowing the trees around and the thick grey clouds rolling in, I can’t help but think back to the turquise waters and blindingly white sands of the Whitsunday Islands. Three months have gone by, but it feels like longer. It feels like years since I was [... Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:44:07