Lesson #28: It’s not you, it’s me (I really mean that…)

Lets talk about travel. Let’s talk about social dynamics. Lets talk about living with someone 24/7, making constant decisions, eating three meals together when you have just shared every single experience (including your… Continue reading

Lesson #27: Repeat important points often. Here’s a truth you already know but have most likely forgotten.

What should we do with our lives? Fresh out of college we are told the world is ours for the taking, a sentiment both paralyzing and empowering.  Enormous goals are created. Distant plans… Continue reading

Lesson #26: When you’ve got some knowledge share it

When you travel you spend a lot of time giving advice. Backpackers are itching to make the most out of their trips and I’m never one to shy away from helping them out.… Continue reading

Lesson #25: You say goodbye, I say hello (and sometimes see you soon)

And here I go again, this time back into the arms of my long time love South America. Transitions are always slightly unnerving, saying see you later to one understanding of the world… Continue reading

DO Date a Girl Who Travels

Recently a blog post went viral, translated into 16 different languages the post was called, Don’t Date a Girl who Travels. Wonderfully written and accurate in the description of an independent woman who… Continue reading

New Years, time for resolutions? Welcoming in 2014

It’s almost New Years, and if you’ve picked up anything from reading my blog it has to be that retrospection is something I rarely shy away from. This year is no exception. In fact,… Continue reading

Warning! It’s about to get real sentimental up in here.

I’m happy to admit when I am wrong, sometimes I make mistakes, we all do. I’ve been telling myself for months now that I came to Thailand alone and I will leave alone.… Continue reading

Lesson #24: You are NOT crazy, you just live abroad.

You’re not crazy, I promise, you just live abroad. Life as an expat often times leaves me feeling like I’ve lost it. It’s quite common that the very things that bring me the… Continue reading

Lesson #23: Partially satisfying just won’t cut it.

Have you ever loved the idea of something more so than the reality of it? On paper Chiang Mai is an immaculate creation. The murmur of monk’s distant chanting ebbs and flows down… Continue reading

23 things I’ve learned through the ages

Yes, this was on purpose.  1 year old: Non-verbal communication can be extremely effective (ok this ones a stretch I don’t remember being 1 but stick with it…) 2 years old: Home is… Continue reading