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 [...]

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 a ...

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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 ...

  • 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 [...]

  • Christmas in Thailand
    ‘Tis the Season … sort of
    December 28, 2013, 10 Comments

    Twinkling lights adorning homes. Nativity scenes. Malls overloaded with garland, Santa and merriment. That’s how I recall the holiday season in America. Nothing short of sensory overload to the tune [...]

  • The last time I saw my grandpa
    Love, life and loss … again
    October 27, 2013, 19 Comments

    No one said being an expat is easy. No one said it is all unicorns and rainbows and glitter (damn). In fact, being an expat means missing out on the [...]

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