About Chang Chang

Look for this carving at the highest peak in Quito, Ecuador

Chang Chang is my interwebz pseudonym – I am quite aware that I share this alias with this amazing 12-year old dancer as well as this rapping duo. One day I’d like to meet these people since we’re obviously on the same awesome brain wavelength.

Interesting fact: in Chinese, “Chang Chang” (pronounced like ch-ahh-ng) actually means “often.”
Often travels. Get it?

So more about me. I’m a 20-something year-old hedonist that grabs life by the huge cajones and shows it off to the world like a prized trophy. Very much like my current bronze trophy, which is proudly on display in Ryder Hall at Northeastern University. Mark Twain couldn’t have said it better: “The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad.”  That’s pretty much me.

I started this blog as an effort to record my awesome globetrotting adventures, in a half-ass time-traveling sort of format where I “go back in time” through my memories. My first post may explain this concept a bit further:  The Time Traveling Bulldozer. I should note that I may not update this blog very often, but when I do – I promise the stories and tips will be juicy and sweet.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy reading my blog and I hope you learn a little something about solo traveling and adventuring! If you do, please spread the love by sharing it with your friends.  If you have a blog, please feel free to link back to me and I will return the favor, with a  full-fledged high-five. 

Below are some lurk-worthy links if you’re curious to learn more about the real Chang Chang.

The Ultimate Egoist
The Friend
The Socialite
The Businessperson
The Artist
The Chinese Blogger
The Confused Blogger
The Tripliner
The Bookworm


2 Responses to “About Chang Chang”

  1. Ada May 31, 2011 at 7:38 am #

    Hi Allison,

    I was wondering if you were interested with a link exchange? My name is Ada and I work for WanderingTrader.com. It’s a travel blog that has been around for a year or so. Do email me at the email address I provided to let me know whether or not you’re interested.

    Thank you!

  2. Ada November 28, 2011 at 4:05 pm #

    Hey Allison,

    It’s me again, Ada from Wandering Trader. We have exchanged links before and I was wondering if you’d be interested to do the same with two more travel blogs that we’re currently working on? We could really help since one of our sites has a PR2.

    Its kinda hard of link all of them one by one! lol

    These are the two sites that we are working on:

    Looking forward to hearing from you!


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