Well today officially marks 1 year of being back in the great state of Texas. So why am I still here in this traffic infested, mosquito the size of golf balls, hot state & not back in Thailand like I had intended to be… Well the story goes like this: The school year in Thailand … More How living abroad changed me – for the better!
Right on cue, another year has come and I am quickly approaching my thirties. I remember being 20 and thinking “Dang thirty is soooooooo old,” (emphasis on all the “o’s”) but in reality I feel empowered, more mature, much wiser and in control of my life than I ever did in my twenties. I used … More Turning Thirty
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Traveling isnt just about “trying something new.” Traveling is immersing yourself in another culture, learning new ideals, finding hidden treasures and meeting beautiful people. Throughout all this, you’ve found that not only have you changed mentally, but you appreciate life a bit more. A few things I have learned while … More Life Lessons
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Before I came to Thailand I thought I had it all – inanimately speaking. I had a great place to live, a luxurious vehicle, nice furniture, tons of clothes & shoes (half of which I never actually wore) and money in the bank. I was a little high maintenance – not … More A slice of humble pie: Thailand style.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin The thing I love most about Thailand is all of the miscellaneous holidays, festivals and celebrations. We just celebrated Loi Krathong – Loi means “to float” and Krathong has several meanings, but the one most common is “buoyant, floating basket.” So the translation literally means “to float a basket.” The idea … More Thai Festival- Loy Krathong
Follow my blog with Bloglovin This quote couldnt be more true. I absolutely LOVE the ocean and the sense of complete peacefulness that overcomes my soul when I am near. There are 29 Beaches & Bays on Phuket island. My goal is to visit all of them – thus far we have seen: Chalong Bay, … More Exploration Nation in Nai Harn
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Updated report: After a 16 hour flight to Hong Kong with a 2 hour delay, a 3.5 hour flight to Malaysia with a 9 hour delay, sleeping on an uncomfortable airport chair for 5 hours, a 1 hour flight to Phuket and 4 Starbucks hot chocolates later, we finally landed in … More Dallas, Texas to Phuket, Thailand – in 2 days.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Well – it is official, I was offered a teaching job on Phuket island in Thailand & boy are we thrilled. The truth is I almost accepted another position because I was getting impatient & just wanted to start my career already. I am so glad I was patient and … More Phuket – Our new home & how we prepared for the year long journey!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Wowzers, so if you are a beginner cyclist or even a professional, long-time, avid cyclist, this route was difficult; even more so in the 98 degree weather we had. This is pretty much the aftermath, of the 10 mile trek I did at the trails. (It was worse in real … More Sunday Funday on the Trinity Trails!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Here I am, officially in the last year of my twenties and having a quarter life crisis! I’ve always wondered if you could reinvent yourself mid-twenties, so I figured why the hell not? First things first – going back blonde! Some people say once you hit mid 50’s, after preparing … More The quarter life crisis – How I reinvented myself!