In about 7 hours me and a couple of mates are going to head south out of Medan for Lake Toba for a week-long road trip through North Sumatra. I plan on leaving the laptop at home. The camera will be with me but it’s unlikely I’ll be making any posts before I come back.… Continue reading
The day I found the pizza I was looking for…
It has taken a long time but I’ve finally found pizza in South East Asia that at the very least, does the job. I won’t begin to try and convince you that this holds up to American standards as far as pizza goes but it’s by far the best pizza in Medan that I’ve found… Continue reading
TEFL Certification Day 10 & 11: Learning About Being a Teacher
I’ve known for a long time that I wanted to try the teaching thing out. I spent the better part of a decade strapped to a headset and stuck in a cubicle so it was about time I freed myself from those confines and got involved in a job that a bit more rewarding. The… Continue reading
Here Come the Job Offers!
Well, if it’s one thing I’ve learned through travel is that plans don’t often stick. One minute I’m looking to teach in Hong Kong and the next minute I’m focused on Indonesia. I’ve had a good time here in Thailand but I’m about ready to leave. I was checking with schools in many of the… Continue reading
I’ve been pretty quiet lately as finals week for the Spring semester is coming up. I have two left and will be done by next Tuesday. Just wanted to give the heads up! My full time schedule starts next Monday as well. Also, I’m going on a fishing trip with my brother and a good… Continue reading
Spunky Girl Monologues
I consider Spunky Girl to be my mentor in travel blogging. She jumped in head first awhile back and has motivated me to follow her ever since. She taught me it is OK to travel blog when you’re not travelling. I wanted to feature her blog this Friday so be sure to check it out… Continue reading
London and Hong Kong Galleries Added!
I just added two more galleries for London and Hong Kong. Hong Kong is one of my favorite places in the world. I added some of the select photos that I took while there for an extended weekend in 2007. I’m looking forward to living there someday. The London photos date back to 2004 and… Continue reading
3 New Photo Galleries Added!
I just added 3 new photo galleries to the website for Morocco, Thailand and Colombia. I have many more albums to upload and share. These are select photos from these countries that I wanted to share, however; you can still check out the rest of my pictures on my Flickr account over on the left… Continue reading
I woke up this morning and got a Facebook message from an old elementary school classmate of mine who told me about a deal Jetblue was doing for flights from JFK to various airports. $10 each way plus taxes and the flight came to $41. With out hesitation I booked my Tampa to NYC flight.… Continue reading
After 2 days. After… 2 grueling days. After 2 hot, stinky, disgusting, bumpy, exciting, overwhelming, enjoyable, crazy, uplifting, terrible, annoying and beautiful days on an Ethiopian bus, I have arrived back in the capital…. Addis Ababa. I don’t have a hotel room right now, I haven’t had a hot shower in almost a week and… Continue reading