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Belize City // Punta Gorda






Florence // Pisa // Rome // Siena


Cancun // Playa Del Carmen


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Monthly Update: June 2017

I spent much of June obsessing over kayaks. I’m on the hunt for an affordable and reliable one to purchase. I missed my chance in May when Eastern Mountain Sports went out of business and I could have grabbed an old rental kayak in great shape for $300. I want to buy cheap at first because I’m not sure how […]

Monthly Update: March 2017 2

Turns out I changed my mind about sticking it out in Christchurch. Every job application I submitted rejected me. I wasn’t hired for a seasonal position with the Department of Conservation, as a data specialist at an outdoor clothing company or a cashier at a grocery store. Countless WWOOFing and housesitting listings never even responded to my messages. I also applied […]

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Monthly Update: February 2017 2

I spent the month of January hopping from country to country and city to city. February started out with the same fast pace but I quickly faced exhaustion and anxiety. Something needed to change. About mid-way through the month I moved on to Christchurch and found respite. I feel recharged after properly doing the “holiday” part of my Working Holiday […]