Hello! My name is Ian and I’m an aspiring world traveler. I’m a born-and-raised Ohioan and went to college in this great state.  Having been to all 50 states and several other countries, I’m excited to be taking my first solo backpacking trip throughout the summer of 2016. This blog will serve as a way to keep in touch with those following my journey, to share what music I’m listening to along the way, and to provide tips to others hoping to travel.


Below is a picture of me enjoying a €3 bottle of wine, a baguette and cheese on the bank of the Seine. C’est la vie…