Born in British Columbia, Canada and raised in Washington State, Andrea calls North America home with a predisposition to the Pacific side. She has travelled to each continent including 19 months of residence in Antarctica. She lived and worked in Hawaii where she searched for the best fish taco on Oahu and relished long weekends on the neighboring islands. Now, she is a 6+ year resident of Abu Dhabi where personal safety and numerous travel opportunities keep her content with the world. A communication and marketing professional, Andrea started her own travel, photography, and design business, www.theearthink.com in 2011. Though mostly dormant, she occasionally uses this platform to freelance her services.