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Cat Cafes Are Thailand’s Answer To Bad Days

May 29, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, even full-time travelers have shitty days. Sure, most of the time my life is filled with beautiful beach days and incredible food, but every once in a while something happens that puts me into a no

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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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#MyTravelDiary 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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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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Cambodia City Guides

24 Totally Blissed Out Hours In Koh Rong Samleom

April 25, 2017

Imagine a place where your boss, your mom and your Instagram followers can’t reach you unless they want to take a 20+ hour flight followed by a 5-hour bus ride followed by a 45-minute ferry. … Welcome to Koh Rong

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#MyTravelDiary Cambodia

#MyTravelDiary: Living In Cambodia Is Really, Really Hard. But I’m Trying.

April 24, 2017

I can’t figure out how to pronounce the words “Phnom Penh,” which is problematic because it’s where I’ve been living for the last 23 days. Some people say it with a hard P (“Panom Penh”), some people say it with

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Vietnam

Where To Eat, Drink And Work In Ho Chi Minh City

April 19, 2017

I love Ho Chi Minh City. After spending a month here, I feel like I could actually live in Asia in the long-term. The food is amazing, the city is clean and safe, and the ex-pat and remote working communities are strong and

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City Guides Indonesia

72 Hours And A Whole Lotta Beaches In Bali

April 19, 2017

Bali has always been at the top of my list of places to visit, and on a free weekend while I was living in Kuala Lumpur, James and I booked a last minute three-day trip. His family is from Indonesia,

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