[ My one moment of creativity in 23 years of life haha/ proof that I am too broke traveling to afford real wall art ]
So for those of you who know me from California, you may be wondering how I ended up all the way in Sydney for the past 5 months. I will start from the beginning...
Thanks to my beautiful girls, Melissa and Gina for coming halfway around the world to visit me!! x
I have always been notorious in my group of friends for being the daydreaming hippie weirdo who enters any and every sweepstakes with the simple logic of "Why NOT me??" Back somewhere close to last century when people were still on Myspace, I discovered a sweepstakes through Sydney's government tourism board, Tourism New South Whales (TNSW).
The rules were simple- make a video, no longer than 60 seconds, explaining why you are the ideal candidate to work in Sydney and participate in various web video promotions with TNSW to target a youth travel demographic in their new campaign.
I hired my next door neighbor, Katie Sharp (for $50), to help me create and edit my video, and we filmed it in one day while I visited Pleasanton, CA during winter break from San Diego State University.
My hippie weirdo-ness payed off because for some crazy reason, TNSW picked yours truly out of 2500 entrants to recieve a free roundtrip ticket to Sydney, a job placement package, a promotions contract and some ticket vouchers for music festivals and events!! Best feeling everrrrrr when I received that phone call.
...Almost eases the painful embarrassment of what I'm about to show you lol But hey, an adventure addict's gotta do what an adventure addict's gotta do, right?!???!
Most embarrassing/successful home video of my life lol
Made 2008 by Katie Sharp (I owe you BIG!! x)
BAhahahahahah... Ok so I told you it was bad. But don't make too much fun bc
1) You're an idiot if you are unwilling to make a fool of yourself to reach your dreams
2) Karma's only a bitch if you are... so play nice people :)
In all honesty, it was completely worth it because now I am in one of the coolest cities in the entire world!!!! LML, LOVEEEE Sydney!
As you know, I am an adventure junkie, and I will stop at nothing to get my next fix! Never quit exploring.
Peace and Love,