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May 21, 2014 , 4 Comments

“This time Israel will be different.” I tell everyone who will listen to me, not really for them, but to remind myself how much I have changed. “This time, I’m going […]

The lure of Prague

May 20, 2014 , 8 Comments

There is a history in Prague — and the rest of Europe — which suspends these places in time. Freezes them in moments only my brain can whi ...

Daily Wanderlust: the Bangkok Bathtub Edition

May 13, 2014 , No comments

Bangkok. That never-ending skyline which spreads in all of its sky-scraping glory across the horizon. On descent into the capital of Thailand, most da ...

I feel the earth move: the earthquake in Chiang Mai

May 5, 2014 , 20 Comments

“I want you to take over control … take over control … take over control …” My feet pedal furiously to the beat as I try ...

  • The Europe seduction
    April 21, 2014 , 16 Comments

    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 [...]

  • Celebrating Passover in Chiang Mai
    April 17, 2014 , 2 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, [...]

  • The blessing of Chiang Mai
    April 8, 2014 , 7 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 [...]

  • Breaking up with booze
    March 19, 2014 , 16 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 [...]

  • 10 tips for visiting Chiang Mai
    March 5, 2014 , 27 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 [...]

  • The fat girl in Thailand
    February 18, 2014 , 131 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 5 ways to beat the Expat Funk
    February 9, 2014 , 4 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 [...]

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