Life in Asia, Malaysia, Motherhood, Travel Gear

My Must Have Baby Gear for International Travel

Traveling as a mom and traveling with my little one in tow is quite an adjustment. Gone are the days of carry-on, minimalist packing and spontaneity. Now it’s diapers and wet wipes, nap times and nursing. But I wouldn’t change a thing. I had great experiences traveling solo to Cambodia and traveling with friends through… Continue reading My Must Have Baby Gear for International Travel

America, Indonesia, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Planning

My New Asian Home

Sometimes, I thought the travel would never end. The flights, the layovers, the waiting and the hoping. But finally, after 30+ hours of travel…we arrived. It was April 1st, a fool’s day to some, but a landmark to us. This dream had become reality. Since our grand adventure last year, we had been taking steps… Continue reading My New Asian Home

America, Life in Asia, Planning

Top 5 Things I’m Excited for Life in Asia

Next week, we leave for Southeast Asia, our new home. It feels surreal and so close. We’ve been preparing for awhile, and now we it’s almost here. We have a week left in America, and in addition to packing, organizing and hanging out with family & friends, I’ve been processing what exactly I’m most excited about… Continue reading Top 5 Things I’m Excited for Life in Asia

America, Planning

Season of Changes

I’m a Florida girl living in a snow globe. My Michigan husband has brought me home for the month of March to visit with family & friends before our big move to Asia. When we left Florida it was 75F, and it is now averaging 20F in Michigan. My blood is far too thin for… Continue reading Season of Changes

America, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Holidays, Indonesia, Landmarks, Life in Asia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Photos & Video

10 Countries in 12 Months: Looking Back at 2014

This has been a pretty epic year of travel for me. Unlike any other for sure! As I sit in a condo in Mexico on New Year's Eve, I'm reminded of last New Year's Eve, where I stood on the Great Wall of China and think "How is this my life?!" Since tomorrow brings the… Continue reading 10 Countries in 12 Months: Looking Back at 2014

America, Books

Reading & Traveling – The Year of 100 Books

I can say that 2014 has not only been the year in which I've visited the most countries, but also the year that I've read the most books. I read ALOT when I travel. Plane rides, bus rides, layovers, and inevitable delays provide ample opportunities to read while traveling. I primarily read on my Kindle,… Continue reading Reading & Traveling – The Year of 100 Books

America, Life in Asia

An American Girl Moves to Asia

What a year this has been. Never did I think how many adventures we'd have. Even when you plan a whole trip, and know your stops and goals, there's still the unknown. I wasn't sure if I would keep blogging here after this year, because it was a pretty specific blog idea, just the writings… Continue reading An American Girl Moves to Asia