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Beauty Thailand

I Got A Fish Pedicure In Thailand And It Was Absolutely Freaking Terrible

May 25, 2017

As far as relaxing spa treatments go, fish pedicures have to be dead last in the running. But, as they say, desperate times call for desperate measures. I’ve been wearing the same pair of patent leather flip flops every day for the

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Culture Myanmar

Trying To Understand The “Long Necked Women” of Myanmar

May 17, 2017

The Long Necked Women of Myanmar. I’d seen them plastered in the pages of National Geographic and The Guiness Book of World Record, but beyond  thinking “wow, I like their jewelry,” I never really given them much ocnsideration. I never knew where they came

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Cambodia

My Favorite Places In Phnom Penh

May 15, 2017

There’s no point in sugar coating it: I had a tough time in Cambodia. The city pushed and challenged me in ways I didn’t expect or understand, and I had a really hard time adjusting to life there. My apartment

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Travel Tips

How To Go On Vacation With Your Mom Without Killing Each Other

May 14, 2017

My mom’s favorite saying has always been, “Guests are like fish — they start to stink after three days.” So when she told me she was coming to visit me in Vietnam for two and a half weeks, I’ll admit

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Remote Year

Happy Birthday, Dad.

May 13, 2017

Today would have been my dad’s 63rd birthday. I spent the day a million miles from home celebrating his life, doing all of the things that he loved. I went to the beach, swam in the ocean, listened to Motown, drank

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Remote Year Thailand

#MyTravelDiary: Getting Scuba Certified Was The Actual Worst

May 10, 2017

So, fun fact: Getting certified to Scuba dive isn’t actually all that fun. When I was planning my recent island hopping trip in Thailand (I’m based in Bangkok ATM), I found out that Koh Tao, one of the locations I

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Remote Year

#MyTravelDiary: 100 Days Of Travel

May 1, 2017

100 days ago, I boarded a plane to Kuala Lumpur with my boyfriend, a one-way ticket and way, way too much luggage. Since then I’ve taken 22 more flights (plus three ferries and a few very, very long bus rides)

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Beauty

I Contour My Boobs And It’s Honestly The Best Thing Ever

April 30, 2017

As a lifelong member of the IBTC (itty bitty…you get it), I’ve always wondered what it would be like to have big boobs. As a preteen, I got boobs before any of my friends did and had one blissful summer of

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Cambodia Culture

Here’s Why You Should Consider Donating Blood In A Developing Country

April 27, 2017

Coming to Cambodia, I had all kinds of grand ideas about how I was going to volunteer in an orphanage and change a child’s life, a la Angelina Jolie. As I quickly learned, that is not how it works. Before I

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Beauty

9 Ways My Beauty Routine Has Changed Since Becoming A Full Time Traveler

April 26, 2017

When I landed in Kuala Lumpur three months ago, I had three full bags (or, 17 pounds) of hair, makeup and skincare products. Having spent the better part of the last year as a beauty writer in New York, my routines

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