Twipper of the Week: Linda from Linda Goes East.
Current city: Cheongju, South Korea
Total countries visited: 25
What makes you interesting: Love for travel, especially Asia, and I have a passion for foreign languages. I currently speak six languages.
Where did you go for your first travel experience and at what age: The first time I took an airplane was to visit my family in the US at 1 year old.
What does “Travel” mean to you: Traveling to me means testing limits, stepping out of my comfort zone and trying new things. It’s a a journey to find myself.
What item will you never leave home without: My cellphone so I can get travel alerts for the cheapest flight deals.
Who is the most interesting person you have met while traveling: Most recently, a young monk in Chiang Mai who is leading the local meditation retreat. After he became an orphan at a young age he became a monk and is inspiring others to follow the Buddhist lifestyle. He welcomed any questions people had during our retreat and showed such compassion and understanding towards other cultures. He was amazing.
Describe the last time you tried something new: I tried my way through Bangkok’s street food culture at Bangkok’s Chinatown recently. It was an exciting adventure!