I’ve had the travel bug ever since I was a little girl. With parents born in Norway and Finland, plus a flight attendant mother, it was only natural that I was constantly jetting off somewhere. All these years later and nothing has really changed. If anything, it’s gotten worse. I blame the fact that instead of marching straight off to college when I turned 18, I threw caution to the wind, strapped on a backpack and traveled by myself to New Zealand and Australia, spending about six months there in total.
I’ve taught English in Spain and Italy. I’ve backpacked solo around Europe for three months. I’ve sailed from Los Cabos to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. And lately my music journalism has taken me everywhere from Finland to Poland to Los Angeles, counting in numerous trips to San Francisco. 2011 holds about the same, with Europe in July, plus San Francisco, LA and…well, who knows. Luckily, now I can bring Experiment in Terror everywhere I go and share the fun.
I’ve written travel articles on Spain:
And you can read my defunct travel blog Wander-Lusting. There are lots of good tips on cheap accommodation if you don’t mind searching for them.