I am a 32 year old graphic designer living right outside Nashville, TN. The first 8 years of my life were spent living in Germany. My parents took me to many of the surrounding countries, but I was too young to remember.

My more recent adventures across the world started in 2013 when I spent 30 days in Japan. After that I was hooked. Every year I went somewhere new.

In the summer I get to travel throughout the US for work. I like to take advantage of that opportunity to try new foods I could never experience back home. Of course this includes different beers and whiskey.

All of this inspired me to create a goal of visiting 50 countries before I turn 50. I had a late start so there’s a lot of work to do. Along with this goal, I have created traditions. I always bring back a bottle of whiskey from that country and a souvenir so unique, I couldn’t find it anywhere else.