Introduction to Roam Free Rebecca
Hi! I’m Rebecca
I grew up in Oregon, which gave me a love of the outdoors, and I was born in Germany, which instilled a love of travel in me at an early age.
My story began in Frankfurt, Germany. My family heritage is Swiss German, so when my father got stationed in Germany during his time in the army, he and my mom felt a bit like they were returning home. We lived in Germany for a few years and my parents took full advantage of travel to other countries being so close and accessible; my first passport is a Simba-style shot of me as a baby with my dad holding me above his head. I visited several countries before I could even remember, but I like to think those formless memories nevertheless shaped me. When my dad’s time with the army was finished, my parents both took jobs out in Oregon in the US. I spent my formative years hiking in forests, swimming in lakes, visiting the coast, and skiing in the mountains. When my family could afford to we began to do little road trips around the US, and in later years we began to do an international trip each year in the summer – to countries in Europe, Central America, and Africa. I am definitely very lucky and privileged to have had traveled as much as I did at an early age. It completely transformed how I view the world, and taught me so many lessons about the world and it led to a lot of my confidence with solo travel later on.
From here on out I will be blogging about my adventures, travel, photography, and more. I hope you enjoy following along!
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Hey I’m Rebecca!
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