Candles are lit for Passover
April 17, 2014, No comments

Rabbis clad in the Orthodox suits stand upon chairs, clapping their hands with smiles on their faces as our makeshift congregation of travelers and expats clap along.   “Day-day-enu, day-day-enu, [...]

Kelty Ascender 22

Review: Kelty Ascender 22

April 10, 2014, 35 Comments

I go through more pieces of luggage than I do shoes. Especially now, seeing as I really only have two pairs of shoes (but that’s another story). ...

Monks in Chiang Mai

The blessing of Chiang Mai

April 8, 2014, 5 Comments

Living in Chiang Mai, I am constantly treated to spectacular visual beauty, thanks to the hundreds of temples and religious activities which regularly ...

The island of Solta, Croatia

A cigarette and a view: the coupling of smoking and travel

April 3, 2014, 12 Comments

I sit, tuckered out from a long day of travel. Situated on the former Olympic Steps in Sarajevo, surrounded by green mountains dotted with homes which ...

  • Drinking Pilsner in Prague
    Breaking up with booze
    March 19, 2014, 14 Comments

    The Comfort Zone Project and my quest to not be “fat” in Thailand are leading me down a path of mindful eating, five-day-a-week workout sessions (three of which are with a [...]

  • Chiang Mai's moat
    10 tips for visiting Chiang Mai
    March 5, 2014, 25 Comments

    Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand, is a far cry from the hustle, bustle and general chaos that is Bangkok. I’ve found that there are two types of [...]

  • A rainbow in Koh Samui
    Daily Wanderlust: Rainbows in Koh Samui
    March 4, 2014, No comments

    Koh Samui can be described in one word: paradise. Yes, this gorgeous island located in southern Thailand offers paradise to travelers in need of a break from the crowded Bangkok, [...]

  • Dee's Fish N' Chips
    February 25, 2014, 8 Comments

    It’s Sunday night, and I’m in my bedroom, getting ready for bed. I look down at my teak wood floor and see Mr. Lucky, laying on the ground. Odd, since [...]

  • d travels headshot
    The fat girl in Thailand
    February 18, 2014, 105 Comments

    This post is a part of the year-long Comfort Zone Project. “Oh, why you so pom pui?” People ask me. Strangers. Friends. You name it. Pom pui. You’d think one [...]