About Us

Name: Nestor
Born and raised in: Aruba, Caribbean
Languages: Papiamento, Dutch, English, broken Spanish and French.
Likes: The Internet, Cheese and Mixed Martial Arts
Dislikes: Mayonaise, Ignorance and Cliches
Day Job: Marketing Specialist
New Job: Explorer / Idea catalyst
Greatest Achievements: Downloading the entire internet twice, ability to remember plots of all movies he’s seen unlike somebody else he knows
( Hee*Cough*Jung) and winning a karaoke group competition in Hong Kong
Most Looking Forward To: Machu Pichu in Peru, Carnaval in Brazil,  Salar de Uyuni and Cholita wrestling in Bolivia
Least Looking Forward To: Border crossings by bus and arriving late at night at bus stations
Most Likely To Say: Wait, let me take one more picture
Least Likely To Say: Nah, I don’t feel like having a beer today.
Favourite Quote of the Moment: “March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.”

Kahlil Gibran

Name: Heejung  (Korean blog –  http://danawalks.blog.me)
Born and raised in: Daejeon (first 20 years) and Seoul, Korea
Languages: Korean, English, Spanish
Likes: travels, watching soccer games (Korea vs. Japan, any game of FC Barcelona/Xavi Hernandez), taking photos, concerts/musicals, Take That (w/o RW), Robbie Williams!!! etc
Dislikes: smokers, wars, stupid and selfish people with power
Day Job: government field
New Job: explore & write
Greatest Achievements: to have come to believe that the world is quite small and to be actually able to go anywhere if I want to
Most Looking Forward To: making new friends, upgrading my Spanish
Least Looking Forward To: buses/trains that do not come on time
Most Likely To Say: “I’m tired….” (I can be excited and enthusiastic about many things while sometimes my body can’t keep up :-O )
Least Likely To Say: “I shouldn’t have quit my job!!!”
Favourite Quote of the Moment: “High risk, high return”

9 responses to “About Us

  1. I’m loving the vibe of your site, keep it up.

  2. Wow guyz!!! Somehow ended up in this site (don’t even know how I actually got her) and it’s great! luv it! Just wish I knew how this thing worked…-,-

    Anywayz, how’s your wedding preparation going?!?!?!?!?! So curious!

    • Wedding preparation is going well. Cutting cakes at the moment. And I guess you figured out enough to leave a comment.

  3. Hi Nestor and Heejung,

    Lots of love and wishes on your wedding; God you look so great together. and I love your site.. You are somehow making my dreams come true.. Tell me how it is so I can do it too! :p

    Groetjes,
    Nadine Krosendijk

    • Thanks Nadine,

      Thank you for your well wishes ! And it’s not that hard to travel long term. Just be focused and realize that life is really short and if you aren’t taking risks and you aren’t really taking advantage of all the amazing things life has to offer. There is no practice time for life. Stuff and jobs aren’t really that important, friends and experiences are !

  4. Do you guys have a Facebook page????

  5. Hi Nestor and Heejung,
    I know it is quite late, but all the best wishes to your wedding. I really like the idea that both of you travel south America. Enjoy your trip, meet interesting people, enjoy the food and post some more of your great pictures.
    I hope that we will get the chance to meet again!

    Good luck and all the best,
    Boris

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