Travel

Travel

Traveler +11 yrs. Currently living in Bologna, Italy.

Tech

Tech

I have a passion for open-source technology.

WordPress

WordPress

Developer on all things WordPress. Formerly at Automattic.

VR is the Future

I pre-ordered an Oculus Rift for $600 and I’m incredibly excited. I watched the countdown tick on January 6th to 8 am PT as I …

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WordCamp Milwaukee: Creating an Engaging Community and Membership Site

I helped co-found a company that grew into more than 1,500 paid members that uses bbPress forums, courses, exclusive benefits, and an engaging community. I will share my experience on how I encouraged community engagement and built it all with WordPress, WooCommerce, Sensei, bbPress, WooCommerce Memberships, AffiliateWP, and more.

Joining Automattic

Exciting news this morning as it has been officially announced that WooThemes in joining Automattic. I joined WooThemes April 15, 2014 as a Support Ninja. …

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What the First Day of My RTW Trip was Like

It was May 12th, 2009 and I was about to embark on a round-the-world trip with my first stop being Beijing, China.

Everything led me to this point

Want to know a secret? After coming home from one-year around the world in 2010, I applied for jobs at retail stores. My blog wasn’t …

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I took a break from travel blogging

I was sitting for dinner with a group of other travel bloggers in a fancy restaurant. Everyones food arrives. Can you guess what happens next around a group of travel bloggers? Phones and cameras. I've had my second bite before the first picture is taken. This is my life now.