Southeast Asia – The Land of the Cover Band

So… here I am, after a year of travel, sitting in lovely Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. I had many goals for this year, and as I’m sure you’ve all gathered, a big one was to volunteer with different conservation and animal welfare groups across the globe. Just over a week ago, I summed up the last Read the full article…

Hello Asia – A Rendezvous Story

It’s been a few weeks since I last posted so get ready for a novel… Since my last post, I made my way from Africa to Asia to hit the last continent on this long journey. Steve and I rendezvoused in Siem Reap, Cambodia and spent the last 3 weeks traveling Cambodia and Thailand.  Siem Read the full article…

Road Trip – Madagascar Style!

So the last week has been a whirl wind! I finished up my Malagasy travels with a quick 5 day road trip to both Morondava in the west and Andasibe in the east. Madagascar doesn’t rent cars, but through Drive Mada I was able to hire a driver for about $35/day plus fuel ($4/gal). In Read the full article…

A Taste of Africa 

So the past few weeks Steve and I have been enjoying an adrenaline filled march through a few of Africa’s countries. We rendezvoused in Cape Town, South Africa, traveled on to Zambia and Zimbabwe, then finalized our journey in Tanzania.  (Not much beats a Cape Town sunset…) In Cape Town, we hired a car for Read the full article…

South Africa – A Little Work, A Lotta Play

So let’s just start by saying it’s amazing to be in Africa! South Africa is a beautiful country full of kind people. Yes… there are shady people everywhere and you have to stay smart and diligent, but I’m looking on the bright side and enjoying the people I’m meeting.  In Port Elizabeth (PE), as regular Read the full article…

Nothing Like Norway – A Trip to the Arctic Circle

I’ve been traveling now for about 6 months. For someone who’s held at least one job since I was 14, not working is a bit strange. Boo hoo, right? Yea… I know – I’m sure I’ll manage. So a few weeks ago Steve made his way to Europe to see me. He’s an engineer who minored Read the full article…

Ciao Italy – I’m moving on…

My last few days in Naples were bitter sweet. I was ready to move on, but will miss the animals, children, and of course my new friends. Someone once described Naples as a beautiful woman with dirty feet. I find this description very fitting. Naples is full of warm and welcoming people set within a Read the full article…

A Napoli Experience – Tour of Naples & Neighbors

Naples is a lovely, vibrant, colorful area of Italy with many things to do and it’s very hot in July. I’ve been in Naples for about a month now and I’ve been mostly spending my time volunteering. However, between my volunteer days, I have been able to venture out and see the area. Of course Read the full article…