I used to feel like I was the most boring person in the room and was embarassed at how much I enjoyed being a homebody, but during a rough year in my life, I discovered a sense of wanderlust and started to travel. Initially I read a lot of travel blogs that started or ended with: ‘How I sold everything to travel the world’, but I didn’t connect with that because I didn’t want that. I wanted to keep my ordinary life and still travel the world to the fullest extend. Maybe that’s crazy talk, but I’m up for the challenge.

The more I traveled the more I realized that my motivations to travel were rooted in pushing my limits, self discovery and personal growth. Originally I wanted to start this as just a travel blog but that quickly started to feel restricting because I wanted to write about so much more. Now I’m writing this mostly for myself because I know that maintaining this will be a great way to journal my experiences, travels and personal growth and keep me accountable to my goals.

About me:

  • I’m a full time software engineer.
  • I’m love playing long drawn out board games. (current favorite is 1846, a ~4-5hour game based around railroad stock/companies)
  • I enjoy playing the piano.
  • I want to be a wedding pianist on the side and play gigs on weekends.
  • I enjoy surfing and swimming, and try to surf most mornings before work.
  • Big on personal growth and pushing my limits.

The wanderlust side of me:

  • I want to go everywhere.
  • I want to be comfortable anywhere in the world.
  • I want to have seen every natural phenomemon and wonder I can.
  • I want to experience as many different cultures as I can.
  • I want to eat all the foods!
  • I want to make connections and friendships with people all over the world.
  • I want to see as much of this world as I can with my own eyes.
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