The island of Solta, Croatia
April 3, 2014, 15 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 used to be in [...]

Expat life in Hong Kong

Travel bloggers favorite places to live as expats

March 17, 2014, 20 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 ...

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 ...

The private room at Hayarkon 48 in Tel Aviv

Hayarkon 48: the beach hostel to chill at in Tel Aviv

October 15, 2013, 10 Comments

Normally, beach lodging is made up of pricey, resort hotels. However, in Tel Aviv, if you’re looking for a place to rest your pretty little head ...

  • A portait of the cat, Mr. Lucky
    How Mr. Lucky got lucky
    September 4, 2012, 55 Comments

    I have a bleeding heart. If you know me, you know this. And, on my third day in Chiang Mai, this bleeding little heart is tested. “Hi,” a couple says, [...]

  • A delayed flight from San Francisco to Beijing
    When travel sucks
    August 29, 2012, 34 Comments

    Flight One: Chatty Seatmate Suck “We’ve just had two days from hell,” an older woman says, hovering over my seat in the bulkhead as I fumble (too late) to get [...]

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    Cultural Tips for Thailand
    December 1, 2011, 23 Comments

    “Chang, Chang, Chang,” we all sing, our shoulders tucked into our noses and our one arm hanging to depict an elephant trunk. It’s nighttime, and Jack and Chai have called [...]

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    Escape of the Week: The Dead Sea
    October 25, 2011, 15 Comments

    I love Israel. I have loved Israel since the moment I visited, on a Birthright program in spring 2001. I remember my time there very clearly. Clashes had just started [...]

  • The market
    Hangovers and headaches
    October 11, 2011, 6 Comments

    I woke up in the morning, curled up in a ball on my bed. I looked to my right, Katie and Isabelle were just waking up, too. My head. I [...]