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The Dirty 30…better late than never!

Dirty 30

To many people, 30 is a major milestone, but I don’t think every year you get older requires a big party. Believe it or not, I didn’t do anything on my actual birthday. I did however spend the week before visiting family and friends back in Toronto, Ottawa, the cottage more. That counts, right?

For my 30th birthday, I chose to postpone the celebration for a little bit later in the year. How am I celebrating you may ask? I’m taking the trip of a lifetime to Japan and Thailand…something I’ve wanted to do for over 10 years. I’ll be taking many flights and doing the whole backpacking thing that I’ve never made the time to do until now. I finally have the money, the great job and the ability to take a month off work to take the trip. The stars have aligned for this…and I couldn’t be more excited. I’ll be spending time in Tokyo (including Tokyo Disneyland & Disney Sea), Bangkok, other as yet to be determined places in Thailand & SE Asia, plus a quick day in San Francisco on the way home. Why not?

I’ll be spending a month travelling to places I don’t speak the language, making friends with strangers, living outside my comfort zone in unfamiliar places and mist likely having a blast. That to me is the best birthday present I could ask for!

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