Why I Went to China: the reason for my travel habit April 4th 1999 It was April 1999 that I found myself alone at the ripe age of 20 years old on a plane bound for the orient . Beijing to be precise. What had I gotten myself into? Here I was, flying high above the vast Siberian wasteland headed toward the most populous country on Earth, not to mention the fact that it was also the largest communist nation and second only to my home country of the United States in ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
I am 40 years old. I am currently living in New York. I have left my permanent job in search of something new. I think my life as a wandering international is behind me, but an ever changing turn of events shows that no one knows what will happen next. Life is one crazy rollercoaster ride. My travels have taken me to many different places and I hope I travel to see and experience many more.
I have filled in most of the gaps between my 2000 graduation up until today. Well apart from the five years living in Japan, where I felt so much like a local that blogging would have been more life blog... full info