Author: Zachary A. Marx

Zachary Marx is currently living and working in Munich, Germany. He graduated with a degree in Political Science in 2006 from the University of Tennessee, and continues to bleed orange. So far, his vagabond lifestyle has brought him to five continents, and twenty-eight countries, with extended stays in China, Japan, and Korea. He started in February of 2011, with the ultimate goal of using it as the premise for couchsurfing around the globe. Your feedback and suggestions are welcome. He can be reached by carrier pigeon, smoke signals, telegram, and via the Interwebs, at

Countdown Mode: 12 days-ish

Well, last week I cleared a major hurdle in my preparation for Korea: I sold my car. It was a harrowing and frustrating experience and I’m extremely glad it’s O-V-E-R. As is almost predictable, my car decided to start “acting…