Becoming an Active Traveler

My Next Great Escape

I thank (or blame) my parents for my love of travel. Growing up, every summer we went to a different city and/or state. Granted, it was for a national accounting convention, but I didn’t have to go to the meetings… I just got to enjoy the fun, touristy experience. It wasn’t all accounting conventions–we headed to Hawaii twice for fun and hit up LA for a very Hollywood experience.

Next up came Spring 2006, when I first became introduced to international travel. I was a junior in college, and a Spanish major who had never left the country (unless we’re counting Puerto Rico). After only a few days in Spain, I was in love. I enjoyed everything about being abroad. I went to 6 different countries while studying abroad, and after graduation, I even returned to spend another year in Spain teaching English. It didn’t pay well, but it was during the…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on August 15, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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