Posts Tagged "Asia"

MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

The first couple days after returning from vacation are always a struggle—even more so when you know you’ll be jetting off to another exotic location the following week. From jet lag and slowly coaxing yourself out of vacation mode, to gauging your answer to the infamous "how was your trip" questions.…
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VIDEO: RAINY SEASON IN THAILAND

VIDEO: RAINY SEASON IN THAILAND

I finally pieced together some footage from my trip to Thailand last May. But the only thing this video reminded me of was how much I didn't get on film—or in photos. And how badly I need to go back during peak season. I didn't get any footage riding in…
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Hanging with the Big Cats at Tiger Temple

Hanging with the Big Cats at Tiger Temple

In case you weren't aware, tigers are massively huge, strong, and mildly terrifying cats. So how could you not want to cuddle up with one? Getting face to face with a tiger has been high up on my to-do list for a long time. Probably ever since I found myself sitting…
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Flat Broke at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Flat Broke at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

I’m a woman who hates shopping. In fact, I actually loathe the idea of pushing my way through crowded stores and digging through stacks of crap just to find one thing I actually want. Plus I’m extremely frugal, so if it’s not an item necessary for comfort or survival, it’s…
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Bangkok: The City of Contradictions

Bangkok: The City of Contradictions

Bangkok is unlike any city I've ever been to before. And not just because it's in Asia. It's intense, with an energy that somehow forces its way through the incredibly thick air. It's crowded. It's hectic. It's loud. When you find yourself in intersections like Thanon Si Ayutthaya and Thanon…
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Booked: My Next BIG Vacation

Booked: My Next BIG Vacation

The other day I was lucky enough to get a decent amount of money for referring a friend who was hired at our company. I should’ve put it directly towards my credit card bills, but I just did that with my entire tax return. So screw it, I’m going somewhere.…
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