When I was young, I was lucky to get to travel a fair amount with my family, generally to parts of Mexico and the Caribbean. Between the ages of 20-25 I moved from Texas > Florida > California > Italy, and learned that my passion to travel and see more of the world, was much bigger than I had previously known.

In 2011 I was two years into my career in physical therapy and living in Los Angeles, when I felt the urge to see another country.. I mean really see it. I quickly sold everything I owned, and flew to Italy on a one way flight! After one year exploring Italy, my life was never the same. You can read more about my au pair experience here.

I have had various international trips since then, but I have still felt stuck in the US. I’ve stayed busy while working the all-too-common 9-5 job (or two or three jobs at times), with a measly two weeks of paid vacation. Through my trips in recent years, I have met so many incredible backpackers that have helped me realize I don’t have to be stuck in one place because of a job. The possibilities are truly endless if you’re brave enough to take the leap.

In August 2018, I quit my job and started making arrangements to travel the world. I spent 4 months backpacking (and loving!) South America and am exploring Europe now.

Want to know more? You can contact me here!

Where have I been? 21 countries and counting!

  • Canada
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Haiti
  • France
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Puerto Rico
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • The United States (19 states)
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Uruguay
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Holland
  • Belgium

up next: Not sure!

Hiking in Sao Paulo, Brasil. View from the top of Pico Do Jaragua