Books, Funny & Weird, Pop Culture

8 Books That Will Inspire Wanderlust This Summer

Can reading be an addiction? If so, I’m addicted to reading. For multiple years in a row I’ve completed reading challenges of over 50 books a year. Back in 2013 and again now in 2016, I’ve been doing a travel-themed reading challenge called Around the World in 80 Books. As I read books set in… Continue reading 8 Books That Will Inspire Wanderlust This Summer

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, 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

Food, Funny & Weird, Holidays, Life in Asia, Thailand

8 Things I Loved in Thailand

Memories, moments, photos and souvenirs. I can make lists of the things I loved in Thailand, but I know I won't forget, because they are part of me now. 8. Mekong River Boat Ride to Laos Up at the Golden Triangle in Northern Thailand, as you gaze across into Myanmar & Laos, you can rent… Continue reading 8 Things I Loved in Thailand

America, Food, Life in Asia

An American Girl Once Again

And after 6 months in Asia, I find myself in America once again. It was trip that took so much planning, so much effort & money, and now it's over. It's bittersweet really, we missed our family and friends so very much. But now my heart misses Asia so very much. Sometimes I'll walk into a… Continue reading An American Girl Once Again

Planning

40 Countries Before 40

Clearly, I love to travel. I'm currently sitting in a hotel room in Bali, Indonesia, which happens to be the 21st country that I've visited. Travel is always something I’ve enjoyed. From family vacations when I was growing up to the exotic destinations my husband and I visit now, it’s part of me. I love to… Continue reading 40 Countries Before 40