Monthly Archives: October 2013

My Time in Nepal

I’ve been in Nepal for over five weeks and counting, and I must admit that it’s one of my favorite countries I’ve visited. I wasn’t really sure what to expect before coming here, other than the fact that I was finally going to reunite with my very good friend Prina who I met while studying in Bangkok, and I was

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Why I Love to Travel

People who aren’t long-term travel-obsessed the way I am often ask me why I love traveling so much. When I meet people on the road, there tends to be a common understanding that we all love to travel, but we rarely ask each other why. So, I decided it would be fun to get to the root of it and

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The Things We Carry

When traveling the world in the gloriously extravagant backpacker style as I do, everything I own is carried preciously on my back, lugged from one place to the next. Every article of clothing, every toiletry item, every souvenir, adds to the cumulative weight that I must bear on my back daily or weekly, depending on how often I decide to

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