Iâ€™ve bought a plane ticket to London, departing 5/16. Though I have a return date in early June, I probably wonâ€™t make it. My plan is to get my feet wet in London and then venture off to Europe on my own. Iâ€™ve gotten a lot of tips and a couple invites over the past few months, so this adventure wonâ€™t be completely alone! And there is a good friend in Sweden I must see, so since Iâ€™ll be over there anywayâ€¦
Yes, Iâ€™ll be working and yes, it will be as Amanda. Iâ€™ll play up the American angle. I think most men will be intrigued. Iâ€™m a very laid-back brand of American â€“ probably what most people think of when they think American (aside from various politicians). Iâ€™ll be blogging and Twittering â€“ when I remember to. Someone very special recently bought me my first digital camera so I can take pictures too! (Thank you, my friend.) Iâ€™m setting up an interactive online photo gallery on this site to store my pictures. So look for a test run of that in the next month. There will be a way for people to join the gallery, though I politely ask that no photos be posted other than mine. Comments are allowed. (I may just completely overhaul this blog theme, but not sure Iâ€™ll have the spare time. Volunteers are welcome to apply!)
Traveling like this is a life-long desire and my time has finally arrived. I plan on doing more than just Internet escort work though. I certainly want to try a variety of flavors of sex work. This is a thing for me, not a marketing/advertising thing. I’ll be paying my bills and living but at the same time, I want experiences and to find out new things. (Except pimps — not doing that.) I have a feeling I’ll be gone for some time.
the wish list (subject to changes)
My wish list isnâ€™t necessarily a call for material goods. Not at all. Iâ€™m looking for some suggestions as well. (Though any travel donations are welcome!)
— Going to get a hostel pass. It seems there are a variety of passes and not sure which is the best. Suggestions? Tips on hostel security or other issues?
— Looking at Eurail passes as well. Theyâ€™re a bit pricier than I like but are there any real alternatives? Or not? Suggestions on buying and usage?
— Looking at ways of moving my publishing business completely online. This includes a need for an online accounting/bookkeeping/inventory system. Free is better than paid, but all suggestions are welcome. (I realized I could probably download software to my web server — is it feasible?)
— Hair suggestions? Iâ€™m thinking short blonde bob but I donâ€™t know. I want easy upkeep. But going natural isnâ€™t the answer!!
— Tips on using electronics overseas are welcome as well. Iâ€™m assuming my new laptop will work just fine over there and a power adapter is all I need.
— Looking into an unlocked quad-band GSM phone that can handle texting/SMS and email as well as the usual basic phone functions. Buy SIM cards as needed. Of course, I wonâ€™t be checking any of my US numbers. Suggestions?
— Need some new clothes. Definitely need new socks for lots of walking and a couple very good pairs of dressy shoes to walk in. Living in Vegas has shown me that most of my shoes are not made for extensive walking.
— Thinking Eagle Creek, High Sierra or Swiss Army rolling backpack. But it has to be kind of a big one. I’m not going to pretend I can do the carry-on-only thing however I do only want one bag for ease of travel. Personal recommendations?
— Whatâ€™s the condom scene like? Cheaper? Comparable? Same brands? European brands Iâ€™ll need to learn?
— Looking into a Kindle, much as I hate to admit it.
— I’ll get to buy and use soft tampons. At least I think so.
— I can update this page most impressively!
— I wonâ€™t be stopping by Iceland, however.
— I am going to try and make one more trip to Dallas at the end of April. An attempt.