I’m Michelle, and I’m a 23 year old Canadian, with a love for travel, adventure, the beach, sailing, art and languages.
My first ever trip happened when I was about 11, when my parents took me to New York City. It was love at first sight, and I spent the subsequent years envisioning my life with a plot line similar to a Hugh Grant rom-com movie, until I left my suburban hometown near Toronto, and went away for university.
I spent two years in art school studying fashion and painting in Montreal then Chicago, before deciding to major in literature and languages. Along the way, I had studied, worked, and interned abroad…
I’ve embraced the art scene and nightlife in Montreal, sold my art in art shows in Chicago, had my work appear in the Wall Street Journal, sort of auditioned for a MTV reality show, ate strange food in the night street markets in Beijing, climbed the Great Wall of China, searched for enlightenment in the Temple of Heaven, went on countless road trips, drank copious amounts of goon in Australia, sailed the Whitsundays, went to a rain forest, got hired as a flight attendant, worked as a freelance travel writer, was chosen to be in a beauty pageant, explored Europe by train, been mistaken as a local in Paris, attempted to climb the Swiss Alps, and discovered all the wonderful things an Amsterdam coffee shop has to offer…
It was evident that I had become one of those wandering souls inflicted with wanderlust. Worse, I have become one of those backpackers who enjoys trailing off the beaten path, in the name of adventure.
One of the consequences of having an artistic upbringing is that I grew up with the philosophy that life is unfulfilling without mystery, adventure, and a constant source of inspiration.
My travel site is designed as a travelogue for those who want to follow me on my adventures. It’s also a guide for those who want to escape conformity, and live life creatively, spontaneously, and without regrets. Also, if you google “69 fun,” my site comes up second, beating out, I’m sure, numerous hopeful porno sites, for that coveted position. It’s quite an accomplishment, I know.
“I’d like to thank the academy, my fans, my first boyfriend…”
I had always dreamed of moving to New York City after graduation, but somehow I ended up studying German, and falling in love with Europe (it happens sometimes!). As of August 2012, I’ve been living in Germany teaching English, and living the European dream…
Remember, the only thing stopping you from your dreams is yourself. Overcome your fears, and you can do anything.
Feel free to send me an e-mail!
Peace, love, and happy travels!