I’ve lived in Belgium, Germany, Greece, Scotland, Sweden, Spain and America. Now a 24/7/365 digital nomad by choice since July 2015. Excerpts from a handwritten journal and postcards offer a glimpse into each of the 40+ countries I’ve traveled solo.
A week in Peniche/Baleal with T-Money and K-Dude. Did you dude me? No tequila Skype, oven or lights in the shower (just me!). Obidos and ginja tasting FTW to pick the best. Banana Board needed wax (ha!), never too many
This has been the happiest period of my life, and yet perfection evolves. A lot of life lessons learned on trips across Vienna, Dublin, Berlin, then landing in Stockholm to soak it in and realize more happened behind my back.
Staying at Clontarf Castle was grand, given the suite and surrounded by knights, an ancient graveyard and plushy velvet lounges in royal colors. Glad I did Cliffs of Moher where winds whipped and rain pummeled the hell out of me.
A flurry of activity marked the beginning, and a beautiful hotel room of luxury and spoils of the golden room awaited and celebrated an oh-so-posh birthday. WCEU was hot and hectic as always, registration a hot mess with no AC,
Cape Town is where South African men continued to melt my heart and I had the most perfect and epic day ever at Waterkloof. If that wasn’t enough, a Fish Hoek beach house grabbed hold of my heart and began
Arriving in the city with kind-hearted C and a compliment, I’m reminded of how beautiful Barcelona is, and at the same time humbled. Trebol won the churro contest, I learned the proper way to fix paella and slice jamon, there
Racial profiling is never a great way to start a visit, followed by disorientation in the dark. Thankfully it led to a peaceful riad with its natural rhythm of birds, butterflies and bees in the bougainvillea, the faint scent of
It started with a taxi driver, confused roosters and no elevators. It ended with mosaics, the castro and 50+ food options, making the city both photogenic and flavorful. At sunrise I’m reminded of life’s goodness and at sunset the limits
A mixed trip. Pros: Spending time with JP, living with AW and the great advice during a stressful and important time, fixing my dislocated rib and zapping my knee, hanging with MP and LH in an ex-mortuary bar. Cons: I