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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five years later
Five years later
March 7, 2015, 20 Comments

March 7, 2010 I boarded a flight to London. It wasn’t a city I loved, but it was where I was going to start my career break. Five years lat ...

EXPAT LIFE

being numb
When you go numb
April 17, 2015, 18 Comments

There’s a pressure mounting in my veins. I can feel my heart race at night, before I go to sleep. The anxieties I fought so hard to quiet, ...

Responsible Tourism

Questions to ask about volunteer vacations
Questions to ask about volunteer vacations
January 18, 2015, 17 Comments

Editor’s Note: I recently contributed to a book about volunteer vacations and how to be responsible when choosing one. Details are at the e ...

Destinations

10 things to do in tel aviv
10 things to do in Tel Aviv
April 21, 2015, 4 Comments

Tel Aviv. One of my favorite cities in the world (not just because my best friend happens to live there). It is a city I have been to three times ...

travel tips

Chiang Mai Health and Beauty Guide
Chiang Mai health and beauty guide
April 28, 2015, 14 Comments

When I first arrived in Chiang Mai, I had no idea where to start in terms of becoming a healthier person (and a well-coiffed one, too). It isn ...

Reviews

Hotel Pelirocco
Where mod meets pop culture: Brighton’s Hotel Pelirocco
May 7, 2015, 5 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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