Ryan O'Rourke

Ryan O'Rourke is a Canadian travel writer, amateur photographer, and future polyglot with a sheer inability to control his wanderlust. Almost a decade after his first ill-conceived backpacking adventure, Ryan now staunchly defends minimalist travel planning and shares his travel experiences, photography and failed language learning attempts at Treksplorer. Contact Ryan on Twitter, Facebook.

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