In 2003, after nine years of feigning interest in electronic payments for the US Federal Reserve System, Leif Pettersen – originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota – was Kramered into being a homeless, shameless, godless freelance travel writer by an unbalanced friend.
Leif’s Lonely Planet work has appeared in Romania 5, Eastern Europe 10, The Europe Book, Bluelist 07, Tuscany and Umbria 6, Italy 8, [Link Removed] He is also a regular contributor for Global Traveler magazine.
Leif writes an almost award-winning, “slightly caustic” blog, KillingBatteries.com, read by literally tens of people each month, where he dishes on travel writing, Romania, Italian internet, his grammar deficiencies, Berlin, Jeebus and his remarkable-gift-for-hyphenation.
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