How I lived out of a backpack for four years

Traveling has always been a major part of my life. I was born in Nepal, grew up in Japan and moved to the USA when I was twelve years old. Growing up I remember traveling to Nepal, Germany, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Bali, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, etc.… I grew up hearing tales of my parents traveling all over the world during the seventies and eighties. Both of my parents started traveling around the world as soon as they were old enough. They met each other while living in Nepal and that’s why I was born there. So it was fated that I was destined to travel, too. It was like a genetic predisposition, and I always felt like that was what I was supposed to do when I got older. 

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