Just over six months ago, I fell in love with Nice, France and decided to make it my new home. Many people warned that getting a French visa is not an easy process and they were right. It’s time-consuming and incredibly stressful, but if it were easy I guess everyone … Read more
Three years ago, I was living in Taiwan in a small tomb-like apartment located on a busy road in Hsinchu. One day, I went to a barbeque at a friend’s complex on the edge of town. I noticed a beautiful corner apartment with huge windows, a large, modern kitchen, and … Read more
Five long months of planning, plotting and organizing for my move from Taiwan to Nice, and I’ve finally arrived! I’m living in NICE! I still pinch myself almost every day. Most evenings I wander down to the promenade for sunset, listening to my Spotify playlist while I soak in … Read more
A good friend once remarked that I’m the most positive person he’s ever met. It used to annoy the hell out of him. I hadn’t really thought about it before he said that, but I guess I tend to keep any negativity hidden from the world. I see it and … Read more
(A cautionary tale of house sitting in Guatemala…)
The Guatemalan cop standing in the road up ahead motioned for me to pull over to the right-hand shoulder.
“Damn, just what I DON’T need!” I muttered under my breath as my head throbbed from a serious caffeine-withdrawal headache.
I … Read more