Category Archives: Backpacking

Taking Sabbatical

Some of you may wonder how I could manage to travel for over a year without a stable source of income. In fact, to live on savings was one of the major mental preparations I had to myself once I … Continue reading

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First Anniversary of my “Sabbatical” Year

A year ago today, I took off from Toronto, Canada, and started my so-called sabbatical year. It has been a very rewarding experience full of ups and downs, and I am grateful for everyone of you who has motivated me along … Continue reading

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I am a Horrible Backpacker

Since I started my ChiLaTour16 on March 23, 2016, I have been borrowing people’s clothes and shoes: March – May: my Spanish mom’s jacket with fur March – May: my Spanish mom’s former-Japanese-daughter’s pea coat April: My Oviedo roommate’s Dr. Marten’s boots … Continue reading

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