Memoirs of a Wannabe World Traveller


Memoirs of a Wannabe World Traveller!

I am a middle school teacher in Oakville, Ontario, Canada who dreams of travelling the world. I will get there, one step at a time...

North America » Canada » Ontario » Hamilton May 29th 2012

Preparation has begun, albeit slowly. There is so much to do, but in order to do any of it, decisions have to be made and I don't seem to be too good at those as of late. I did order some new insect-repellent clothing for the trip and it just arrived last week. Happily it all fits and I love it! Now to just resist overpacking... bringing too much... like a pair of underwear for each day of the trip, plus a third more, "just in case!" That's 80 pairs of gitch... not sure I own that many pairs! :/ I might have to alter that philosophy and instead pack some laundry soap. Progress!... read more

North America » Canada » Ontario » Hamilton April 24th 2012

When I was in my third year of university, living in Italy with my nonna, she bought me an agenda. It was beautiful; it was leather and compact and I still have it and use it today. In the back of that agenda, I made a list. I called it my "Life List". I started to make a list of all the things that I dreamed about doing in my life. I soon noticed that scattered throughout the list were all the different places I dreamed of visiting. Oftentimes today, (thanks mostly to Jack Nicholson and Robin Williams, I think), a list such as mine is referred to as a bucket list; I still prefer to call mine my Life List. I think of it more as a list of things to do while I am ... read more

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