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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!


Six years later: a look at how travel blogging changed my life.
Six Years Later: How Blogging Changed My Life
November 1, 2015, 10 Comments

Six years ago, on a warm October night, I lay in my bed in a century-old house, tossing and turning. Work, my 30th birthday trip to Croatia and m ...


Sometimes you don't know love until it's gone. A look at returning to Thailand, a former home, after being gone. A personal essay on loving a place and leaving.
Because Sometimes You Don’t Realize It’s Love Until It’s Gone
November 12, 2015, 6 Comments

My heart races as the cab driver pulls up to the International Terminal at Madrid. I’ve been here before, but this time, it’s differe ...

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, 2 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 ...


A mini-guide to Chiang Mai that covers elephants, food, massage, coffee shops and more!
5 Things to Do in Chiang Mai: a Mini Guide to Chiang Mai
July 9, 2015, 17 Comments

Sweet, gorgeous Chiang Mai. Located in northern Thailand, this city is everything Bangkok is not: it is peaceful, relaxing and blessedly less cro ...

travel tips

How to travel on a budget, complete with tips, tricks and advice from experts
Money Matters: How to Travel on a Budget
September 28, 2015, 6 Comments

If you’re thinking about heading out and spending a large chunk of your money, there are resources to keep you traveling longer and options ...


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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