Hey there, Gabby here! If you’re wondering about the cheeky blogger behind the articles on this site, well, here I am, and here’s a little background info on me.
My full name is Gabrielle (but don’t call me that), and I’m a 21 year old college student from the U.S. I’m getting my undergraduates degree in Mathematics (F-yeah, STEM girls!), and a Certificate in Middle Eastern studies.
Now that my resume info is out of the way, we can get to me! I attribute my love of travel to being born into a family of travelers. My father (born in Jamaica) is a retired Marine whose working constantly dragged my family across the globe—which my mother, a travel agent of 23+ years, didn’t mind at all.
After growing up traveling I adopted it as a lifestyle. At 17 I headed off on my first solo-trip to Iceland, were I met up with a group of complete strangers and backpacked the Laugevegur trail (~40km)! And I just never stopped traveling— making it to 21+ countries and 49 U.S. states today.
As of September 1, 2016 I’ve
fled the US presidential elections moved to Dubai, UAE to study Middle Eastern Studies and Modern Standard Arabic at a university there! Check out my study abroad experience thus far.
Basically, I’m just a short little girl with curly hair and an eye for opportunity that wants to see the world while she can.
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“She who packs light never brings the baggage of her past into her future, and does not place excessive value on material possession.”