Fullfilling a dream! Kathmandu. Nepal. The Himalayas. An exotic area of the world that many people dream about visiting. Kate made that dream come true.
A casual phone call to a friend sparked the fulfillment of Kate’s lifelong dream of traveling to Nepal in order to trek in the Himalayas. She jokingly mentioned to her friend Kay who was planning to start a new exercise routine that they could get fit on a trip to the Himalayas.
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When Kate needed a new direction in her working life, she became a tour director, a job which fed her love of travel and allowed her to continue living in Indonesia while working all over the world – Russia, Spain, China, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, France and more.
Amazon best-selling author Kate Benzin is originally from Chicago, but started moving around immediately after college. She is a seasoned traveler who has lived in Indonesia since 1982 because she found that Indonesia gave her the kind of adventurous life that she had been seeking. So she stayed and taught English for 14 years.