The Adventures of D

Monks in Chiang Mai
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April 8, 2014, 2 Comments

Living in Chiang Mai, I am constantly treated to spectacular visual beauty, thanks to the hundreds of temples and religious activities which regularly occur here. Any given morning, en route [...]

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 ...

Expat life in Hong Kong

Travel bloggers favorite places to live as expats

March 17, 2014, 16 Comments

I’ve been living in as an expat in Chiang Mai for almost two years. It’s a great place to call home and I love living here. The lifestyle ...

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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 p ...

  • Elephant Nature Park in Thailand
    Daily Wanderlust: happy elephants
    February 15, 2014, No comments

    Happy elephants aren’t always easy to find in Thailand. A quick look at the current Travel Blogger Calendar and the related blog posts can give you insight into why this [...]

  • Comfort Zone Project
    The Comfort Zone Project
    February 10, 2014, 46 Comments

    “Life’s not about living happily ever after … it’s about living.” That is the tagline for my blog, and was the motivating factor in the major decision I made nearly [...]

  • A sunset in Chiang Mai
    5 ways to beat the Expat Funk
    February 9, 2014, 2 Comments

    Just like hitting the Travel Funk, as an expat, I’ve come to learn, you hit the Expat Funk, too. Know what I’m talking about? It’s that shitty feeling when you [...]

  • Elephant Nature Park Spring
    Spring in Chiang Mai
    February 2, 2014, 20 Comments

    I wake up and walk out of my air-conditioned room. I step into the teak upstairs of my home and am hit. A blast of steam, of hot, humid air [...]

  • Visit the White Temple in Chiang Mai
    The things missed as an expat
    January 23, 2014, 26 Comments

    The grass is always greener. Oh, the age old quote (is it a quote?) will always ring true. Regardless of where in the world I am. Why? Well … even [...]

  • The majestic Alhambra in Granada, Spain
    Daily Wanderlust: Alhambra, Granada
    January 15, 2014, No comments

    Somewhere between the sweet hookah smell drifting through the market and the quaint streets, I fell in love with the magical Andalusian town of Granada. In the rain, my friend [...]

  • The Prague skyline
    Daily Wanderlust: The skyline of Prague
    January 6, 2014, 4 Comments

    Prague. A beautiful, magical city that instantly whisks visitors into a world of old and new merged together. Where palaces and modern life smash together in the most beautifully chaotic [...]

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