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Name: Eric Bjorndahl
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Join Date: November 15, 2005
Contributions: Eric has written about 494 places, shared 1,388 photos, left 5,353 comments, and smiled 5,328 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
english, mandarin (conversational), italian (conversational), latin
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
Went on a post-graduation trip to Europe with some of my good friends from college. On one of our last nights in Paris we went to a grassy hill by the steps of the Sacre Coeur to enjoy some wine and watch the sunset. Since the sun was setting too slowly for our tastes, we decided to pass the time by tackling each other on the grassy hill. The hill was pretty steep so if you got tackled you were rolling down at least 15 feet, which added an extra element of excitement to the whole affair.

The other tourists and locals sitting nearby would cheer or groan in sympathy after a particularly spectacular or painful looking tumble. Young 6-year old local kids would circle around us, cheering excitedly. All in all, it was a lot of fun and made even more memorable because it marked the last time a lot of us would see each other in a while.
I grew up in Los Angeles, went to school at UC Berkeley up in Northern California, and now I'm back in Los Angeles. I didn't realize how much I liked travel until I spent a semester abroad in Rome and had the opportunity to travel all around Europe. My family had taken me to different places when I was younger, but I don't think I fully appreciated the travel experience until I got a chance to figure out new things on my own.

One of the things I didn't like about being abroad was that there wasn't really a convenient, fun way for me to share my travel experiences with others. This site is an effort to remedy that. I hope you like it!

If you are visiting LA and need any tips send me a message. If I have time (and your profile isn't completely empty :P) I would also be happy to show you around.
brishanalynn says:
Hello! :)

I am reaching out to folks on Travbuddy to help me continue fulfilling my dream to travel the world by contributing to my upcoming trip to Italy! I've created a Plumfund account and any amount would be greatly appreciated!

Posted on: Jan 13, 2016
spocklogic says:
Best Wishes for the New Year 2016, Eric!
Posted on: Dec 31, 2015
Glynnes says:
Happy Birthday Eric!
Posted on: Dec 16, 2015
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Eric's Travel Blogs

Honeymoon in the Maldives
Jul 01, 2011 – Jul 03, 2011
Lisa and I just got married and decided to take a once in a lifetime trip to the Maldives for our honeymoon! We are spending 4 …
Overview 30 words 0 12 14
Denver 2010
Oct 04, 2010
Went to Denver for a friend's wedding and spent some time exploring the city and the nearby mountains.
Overview 63 words 14 18 46
Epsana 2010
Aug 26, 2010 – Sep 04, 2010
Brief trip through Spain with two friends. Originally planned to go up north to San Sebastian and the Basque coast to do some s…
Overview 503 words 0 11 31
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Eric's Travel Reviews

Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Houston, Texas, USA
Booked this hotel via HotelTonight for only $150 / night for a last minute layover at IAH. So…
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in San Francisco, California, USA
After staying at Hotel Okura in Tokyo, I was expecting similar levels of service and quality at …
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Matsumoto, Japan
We were looking for a 2-3 day retreat, outside the bustle of Tokyo, and settled upon a Ryokan in…