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April 21, 2014, 12 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 [...]

Candles are lit for Passover

Celebrating Passover in Chiang Mai

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 ex ...

Monks in Chiang Mai

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 ...

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 s ...

  • 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, [...]

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    The fat girl in Thailand
    February 18, 2014, 109 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

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