China, Food, Indonesia, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Qatar, Singapore, Thailand

My Favorite Markets in Asia

A marketplace is where a community comes together. People gather to buy, sell, eat, drink, laugh, gossip and connect. Around the world, so many family’s livelihoods depend on a thriving market. In America, we don’t really have an equivalent. Farmer’s markets are fun & quirky, but rarely does an entire community do their shopping at… Continue reading My Favorite Markets in Asia

Inspiration, Photos & Video, Qatar

Laying Over in Qatar

"Is it safe?” That’s what people kept asking me when I told them our layover back to Indonesia would be in Qatar. Well, after asking, “Where is that?” The Middle East, especially in America, is often talked about with fear and apprehension. It’s not really a top destination in the minds of many Americans. But… Continue reading Laying Over in Qatar

America, Life in Asia, Motherhood, Planning

Surviving [and Loving] Overseas Flights With a Baby

Looking back, this is probably one of the easiest ages to fly with a child. I didn’t have to worry about kid friendly snacks or drinks. At almost four months old, all she does is breastfeed. I didn’t have to plan out hours of entertainment. She still can sleep for hours or be entertained very… Continue reading Surviving [and Loving] Overseas Flights With a Baby

Life in Asia, Nepal

The Only American Girl Leaving Nepal

While traveling through Asia this year, I’ve gotten used to being in the minority in a room. We’ve been to 2 of the 4 most populous nations in the world, so being an American girl in Asia is quite a small percentage. But I had a new first as a minority this past week. After… Continue reading The Only American Girl Leaving Nepal