In 2011, I quit my job as an accountant and set off on a journey around the world.

One year turned into two, and then three, and then four. Eventually, I decided to make the road my home.

Four years ago I started this blog as a place to share stories with friends and family: about the places I’ve been, the people I’ve met and the things I’ve learned.

Today, the stories continue to be told, but it’s also become a place for you – a place where you can learn to travel the world, build a life on the road and create your own adventure.

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  • Running Yokohama: The Day Kobe Died
    February 16, 2020

    It’s been almost three weeks since Kobe died. I still think about him every day. It’s starting to feel real, but still doesn’t feel right and probably never will. When I first heard the news I had just woken up and was checking my phone with crusts still in my eyes. I was in Yokohama,…

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  • 2019 In Review: The Year Everything Changed
    February 12, 2020

    I can’t believe it’s over. Certainly the most significant year of my life, the most painful, the most joyful, the most emotional, the most humbling. I always write annual review posts each year, but this one will be slightly different as the year was chaotic and didn’t really fall into the same structure as previous…

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  • Laps and Miles in Chiang Mai
    February 11, 2020

    Chiang Mai is a place talked about often in my circles. Fellow bloggers and readers just assume I’ve been there, being the hotspot for anyone who works on a laptop. But somehow I’ve managed to miss Chiang Mai for an entire decade of globetrotting. In December I finally had some free time in Asia and…

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