Losing isn't always a bad thing... May 17th 2012 I. I'm not lost...I'm...discovering!
A few months ago, something de-magnetized the strip in my passport, which now annoyingly ceases to scan. Now imagine that the same thing happened to me, still in the womb...I'm convinced that somehow, the polarity got switched. So it's not that I don't have a sense of direction, it's just that it's completely and utter ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Flores » Labuanbajo The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
Caught the travel bug when I was 15, completing two exchanges in Japan by the time I was finished with high school. After taking up a year's study of university in the UK and bouncing around Europe, I returned to the US more anxious than ever to finish my degrees and get back on the open road. I discovered the wonderful world of Working Holiday visas, first returning to the UK to do some editorial work for an up and coming fitness and lifestyle website. A few months after my UK visa expired, I traveled to Sydney, Australia on another work and holiday visa, staying down under for nearly two yea... full info