Shawn is a travel writer for Tortuga Backpacks. He's also been: a Christmas tree salesman, surf instructor, bartender, guitar teacher, aquarium manager, barista, fry cook, and flower delivery boy for a little while there in college. Shawn has visited 40+ countries, lived in several for long stretches of time, and hopes to one day own a moped and a houseboat at the same time. Basically, he's had a lot of adventures, seen a few things, and loves writing about it. Find his adventures, writing, and video work at leftyscissor.com.