After living in Thailand for more than two years, I like to consider myself a local. Although, let’s face it: as a westerner in Thailand, I will never be a real […]
Editor’s Note: I recently contributed to a book about volunteer vacations and how to be responsible when choosing one. Details are at the end of ...
I stand nervously in my friend, Jodi’s, jungle hut placed perfectly in the heart of Elephant Nature Park. It’s a chilly morning and ...
Three years ago, if you would have asked me about a future in Chiang Mai, I may have gone all glassy-eyed and distant. Chiang Mai was a dream to me [. ...
Welcome to a new series on d travels ’round, Chiang Mai Moments. This series will profile small moments in time during my life as an expat in Chiang Mai. The moments which normally [...]
“You won’t make it a month …” Those ominous words echo in my mind, 12 years after I took my first longer-than-a-vacation jaunt to Europe. People were actually rooting for [...]
“I want you to take over control … take over control … take over control …” My feet pedal furiously to the beat as I try to sweat the fever [...]
Today started like normal. 6 a.m.: Mr. Lucky starts digging between my pillows and pulls out The Bloggess‘ new book, “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened” (which, BTW, is super hilarious). [...]
There are times I find myself staring at a map, just lost in the possibilities of the world and all of its wonders. Then, the wanderlust begins to bubble up [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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