Category Archives: Jaco

14 things I learned when I quit my job to travel the world

I found this article online and thought it appropriate for this site. I’ve taken the liberty of infusing my own insights. By Anisa Purbasari Two years ago, I made the decision to leave my job as a lawyer to travel … Continue reading

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Jack and the Bangkok experience

OK, I’m guilty. I’ve been neglecting 2 Bags and a Pack. Not intentionally, though. It’s just that now that I’m at least temporarily-permanently residing in Batam, Indonesia, there hasn’t been much to write about. Plus, I have been busy trying … Continue reading

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A friend leaves Paradise (aka Costa Rica)

The person who I am about to write about reads this blog, so let’s hope I don’t tick him off. Shortly after I moved to Jaco from Quepos in Costa Rica, I met American Jack Ettinger playing pool We became … Continue reading

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