Via Miami

Maz360's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 24 countries, posted 1,957 pictures and written 77 entries in 1 travel blog
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Norwich, England,
Vietnam Flag of Vietnam
Member Since
Oct 16, 2010

About Maz360

Software Engineer
Favourite music
Favourite movie
The Three Amigos
English, a little Spanish
Favourite quote
Mazzed Up, Maybe, I Don't Know
Interests and hobbies
Travelling, rock music, going to gigs, playing piano
One thing I want to do before I die
See the world!
Favourite book
Blackholes, Wormholes and Time Machines
My friends describe me as
A High Maintenance Geek??
The most amazing moment in my life so far
So many!! Maybe ... Abseiling down Arches Jumping out of a plane over Vegas Getting up close with lions in the Serengeti Flying over Victoria Falls in a microlight Sunning myself on Zanzibar Riding on a motorbike in Vietnam ...
So in 2010 I decided to quit my job, pack up my things and leave my perfectly good life in order to travel solo around the world. Since turning 30 last year I have had this nagging desire to go traveling, which turned into a panic so strong that I had no choice but to go straight away!! So I packed my backpack, said my goodbyes and headed for Africa as my first stop.

My aim is to see as many of the exciting and beautiful places as possible that I've wanted to visit in around a year's time on the budget that I have, and experience as many different cultures as possible. I started off doing organised volunteering and tours but now I'm finding my feet I'm mostly backpacking as the budget is fairly tight and there are always new places to see and new things to do cropping up.

My route is roughly as follows:

Africa: Tanzania for some volunteer teaching, Zanzibar, Victoria Falls, Botwsana, South Africa for some animal volunteering and backpacking

Asia: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Borneo

New Zealand

South America: Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands

Central America: Costa Rica through to Mexico

North America: who knows?!

Recent Entries by Maz360

  • Via Miami - Feb 14, 2012

    After 16 months and 23 countries, I have finally come to the end of this trip!! For me the time has flown by, it feels like I've been away a few weeks. I can hardly believe that it was over one yea...

  • Mardi Gras in Nawlins! - Feb 7, 2012

    Welcome to Nawlins! Now one of my favourite cities in the world ... Everyone in Texas told me scare stories about New Orleans, saying 'its not like the rest of the USA you know, they have their ...

  • Don't Mess With Texas - Feb 5, 2012

    Couchsurfing, free hugs, dueling pianos, shooting guns and a bit of NASA thrown in ... a great last week in Texas! I said goodbye to my friend Dulce and left Fort Worth, boarding the Amtrak train d...

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