Travel Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: 21 Lessons from 21 Countries

If there’s one thing every travel blogger loves to talk about on the internet, it’s that solo travel is marvelous and made of puppy tears and will cure your long-standing eczema. In principle, I support solo travel. It’s definitely something I think everyone should try at least once. But personally, it’s not for me. As […]

From Sochi to Shanghai (and a few places in between): Life in 2014

It was bound to happen eventually, but 2014 is the first year I’m not entirely sad to see go.  In my recap two years ago, I had deemed 2012 the best year ever and was “scared” for 2013’s ability to rise to such epic precedents. 2013 indeed matched (and surpassed) the year before, but its many […]

An Accidental Year Around the World

The thing about accidentally going on a year-long round the world trip is that you don’t actually realize you’re on one…until it’s over. I mean, when you plan to travel long-term, you usually have a start date. You (usually) have an end date. You are aware that you are on An Adventure. Whereas for the […]

The 5 best things I ate in Thailand

A round-up of my favorite meals, from Bangkok to the islands of southern Thailand.

I Love My Neighborhood: Thanon Nimmanhaemin, Chiang Mai

In today’s expat guest post, Susan from Texas introduces us to her neighborhood in one of the hippest areas of Chiang Mai.

Wearing pajamas in public, and other things I miss about Asia

The food, the attitudes, the crazy fashions — a list of reasons why I miss Asia.

[In Photos] 2011: A Year of Travel

I visited 25 destinations in eight countries this past year. These are my travels of 2011: from Asia to America to Australia, with lots of countries and photos in between.

Edna’s Travels from A-Z

This ‘chain post’ has been circulating the Internet lately, as a fun way to learn more about one’s favorite travel bloggers. As I prepare to get serious about blogging, I thought I’d use it as a “get-to-know-you” that beats a boring About page to describe my travel history and experiences.