November 12, 2015 , 6 Comments

My heart races as the cab driver pulls up to the International Terminal at Madrid. I’ve been here before, but this time, it’s different. This time, I’m not hopping on […]

Thailand: That Old, Familiar Smell

October 7, 2015 , 14 Comments

“There’s a smell,” the man seated next to me explains as we circle the airspace above Bangkok. “I can’t describe it R ...

Chiang Mai health and beauty guide

April 28, 2015 , 15 Comments

When I first arrived in Chiang Mai, I had no idea where to start in terms of becoming a healthier person (and a well-coiffed one, too). It isn’t ...

The House Hunters International experience

March 16, 2015 , 20 Comments

If you haven’t been following along lately, I recently filmed an episode for House Hunters International — Chiang Mai Fair Lady — wh ...

  • The year of living for me
    December 13, 2014 , 34 Comments

    Big droplets of rain pummel the tar as we sit under the cover of a metal roof, watching the late-season storm cleanse Chiang Mai. Over icy glasses of Sangsom and [...]

  • Chiang Mai Moments: The moto ride
    October 15, 2014 , 10 Comments

    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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 , 149 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 [...]

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