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About Gypset Jenn

I’ve been blogging for six years and suffering chronic wanderlust since pouring over National Geographic maps as a child. I was born in Comox, British Columbia and I’m proud to call myself a small town girl. I only left Vancouver Island for the first time as a preteen, so you could say I got a late start to the travel game. But I’m doing my best to catch up. It wasn’t until the age of 18 that I first boarded an international flight. It was one I would take alone, to pursue a European au pair contract. Relief washed over me when I was greeted by my German host family, that it hadn’t been a giant internet hoax. Getting paid to travel was a dream realized. I enjoyed au pairing so much that I took a four-month au pair contract in Celle, Germany in 2010. Since then I’ve backpacked Beijing, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Vietnam in 2012, visited Paris (for a third time) with rookie travelling parents, got engaged in Las Vegas, and toured northern Spain with Trafalgar.  In 2016 I got married in Cuba, honeymooned in Peru and Bolivia, road-tripped from …