I'm Diana Edelman and you've landed at d travels 'round.

Welcome to my world of travel that has taken me from long-term solo travel to life as an expat in Chiang Mai working with an elephant rescue organization to life as an expat in Europe ... and all of the adventures that come with it! Curl up here to get lost in travel tales, find inspiration to take that leap, explore new destinations and stories from your favorite getaways and more travel goodness. Remember, life isn't about living happily ever after, it's about living!

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Midnight in the Garden of Good
April 12, 2016, 3 Comments

There’s a cacophony of crickets, frogs and dogs barking that wake me before my friend, Jodi, does. Laying on the bamboo floor in her hut co ...

EXPAT LIFE

"You've always had the power, my dear. You just had to learn it for yourself." After nearly four years of living as an expat, the story of why I'm coming home.
Why I Said “Adios” to Being an Expat
December 15, 2015, 71 Comments

“You made me promise you two things,” Kyla begins as we sit in her car after my 24-hour trip from Madrid to Las Vegas. One of my clos ...

Responsible Tourism

The Gift Guide for Travelers featuring only sustainable gifts and gifts which give back to local communities. For more, visit www.dtravelsround.com
The Best Gifts for Travelers
November 16, 2015, 12 Comments

Welcome to the second edition of The Feel Good Gift Guide, which highlights some of the best gifts for travelers in your life. There are so many ...

Destinations

Not sure what to do at night in Chiang Mai? From casual beer to upscale bars to hip nightclub, this Guide to Nightlife in Chiang Mai has something for everyone from dtravelsround.com
Guide to Nightlife in Chiang Mai
March 17, 2016, No comments

Compared to the thumping and thriving nightlife in Bangkok, Chiang Mai at night is sleepy and reserved. But, sleepy and reserved in a way that is ...

travel tips

Everything you need to pack to survive rainy season in Thailand and SE Asia from www.dtravelsround.comEverything you need to pack to survive rainy season in Thailand and SE Asia from www.dtravelsround.com
What to Pack for Rainy Season in Thailand
March 16, 2016, No comments

Rainy season is my favorite time of year in Thailand. Without a doubt. I love the fresh air that washes the smell of diesel away. The sound of th ...

Reviews

Hotel Pelirocco
Where mod meets pop culture: Brighton’s Hotel Pelirocco
May 7, 2015, 9 Comments

Editor’s Note: I was a guest of Hotel Pelirocco in Brighton, England. If you have questions regarding this, please read my disclosure pol ...

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