For those who skipped over the About the Dispatch page, this website traces one $25,000, 12 month journey around the world from beginning to end.
The upcoming Travel Dispatch journey kicks off November 15, 2017 and takes on the classic “Round-the-World” route as I travel east to west, looping the globe over a period of 12 months. Updated weekly, this page traces my route and documents where I am and where I’ve been – all the while detailing the unmissable highlights, mishaps, and local encounters in-between.
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Starting in the vibrant heart of Panama, I’ll set sail for the Caribbean to explore untouched islands before washing up on the pristine shores of Colombia to bus my way through South America. Mid-April will see a shift to less-visited European regions such as the enchanting Baltic States in the North and the sparkling coastlines comprising the Balkans in the South. With the September winds comes a jaunt through the surprisingly cosmopolitan cities of the Middle East enroute to South Asia where I’ll practice the art of temple spotting before continuing east to the City of Angels in California. The journey culminates November 15, 2018 on the white sand beaches of Florida’s panhandle.
Currently Dispatching From An NYC Apartment Filled With Moving Boxes
I’m currently waist-high in boxes, packing up whatever’s left in my Manhattan bachelorette pad to ship off to the storage unit I like to call Mother. It’s hard to believe we’re only a few weeks away from the start of a 12-month, Round-the-World journey and the official kickoff of the Travel Dispatch.
New York City has more or less been my home for the last 7 years. The place I always return to after weeks on the road. But now, as I transition from a semi-nomad to a full-time one, I’m saying goodbye to the neighborhood that raised adult me. I moved here from a 3-mile peninsula as a 23 year old eager for the opportunities a big city could give me. And hell did I milk them for everything they were worth. Now, at the age of 30, I’m leaving the same way I came – eager for more. Only this time my opportunities aren’t limited by geography.
Check back regularly as I’ll be publishing my pre-trip logistics in the lead up to my one-way departure on November 15. You can also follow along live on Instagram Stories.