Tag Archives: Travel

India and Her Magic

India, where do I even start with you? I first want to tell you that I truly love you, even though you often overwhelm and frustrate me. I love your madness, your vibrant colors and disgusting smells, your blatant contradictions, your bleached purity, your holy cows that stubbornly block the middle of the road and refuse to budge even when

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Moving to Bangkok

2/9/11 As much as I consider myself a courageous individual, nothing could have prepared me for life in Bangkok. No guidebook, travel blog, or friendly words of wisdom from a seasoned traveler could have prepped me. From the moment I arrived, I was tested in ways I never could have imagined. Dragging my luggage from my final safe haven, the airport,

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One week in Quito

…is plenty. There is no denying Quito is a very beautiful city, particularly from above. The city is built on rolling hills, which makes for a gorgeous setting. However, the horror stories I had been listening to all week from locals as well as fellow travelers on the roof of our hostel is enough to terrify any solo female traveler

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Off to South America

3/3/11 There’s nothing quite like the feeling of sitting alone in an airport terminal, holding a one-way ticket to a foreign country. It’s exciting, scary, nerve-racking and liberating all at once. Depending on the ticket’s destination, it also of course has an element of danger… which I will address later. In any event, I thrive on these feelings. Doing something

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