An Elephant Never Forgets

Jan 17, 2014 by

  Girl Meets Elephant I’ll never forget the moment I first met an elephant.  A good friend and fellow blogger, Diana Edelman, had invited me to her job in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We got on a bus and made the windy drive to a lush camp in...

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Date A Girl Who Doesn’t Travel

Oct 22, 2013 by

Everyone in the cafe was turned to look at me. “MHMMMM” I said, with more oomph and soul than a Holy-Roller preacher woman. I licked my finger and flipped the page, devouring the words. The article, “Date A Girl Who...

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Stepping Away From the Sugar Coating

Jul 19, 2013 by

It’s frighteningly easy to hide yourself behind a blog. Sure, we’re public people who write and photograph our hearts out, but there’s no honesty breathalyzer that we have to blow into before being allowed to hit “publish”. Sometimes, this...

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Enjoying Holidays On A Tight Budget

Jul 14, 2013 by

A fair number of people have chosen to forego their yearly holidays since the onset of the recession. I can happily say that I am not one of them. This isn’t to say that I have completely avoided the effects of the financial pinch. However, I...

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Beautiful Remote Parts of the World

Jul 13, 2013 by

When booking flights for a holiday, we instantly think about the liveliest destinations, when places are going to be in their peak season. But what about visiting some of the remote places? Living out in the sticks isn’t to everyone’s taste but...

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City Guide – Melbourne

Jul 10, 2013 by

Have you always wanted to visit the Land Down Under? One excellent place to start is Melbourne. As the second largest city in Australia, it is also one of the country’s culture capitals, and holds many sites if historic and artistic significance....

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Thailand : Don’t Get Farang Poisoning

Jun 13, 2013 by

Sure, we all know how to avoid Food poisoning in Thailand, but there’s another condition that’s not given enough attention : Farang Poisoning! Farang is the Thai word for “alien” and you will hear it used while walking the...

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What Are You Willing to Do for Free Accommodation?

Jun 11, 2013 by

  Brandy says: Do you know what some free accommodation can cost you? James of The House Sitting Couple is here to let us know the price you can wind up paying for a free night’s sleep. I won’t ruin the story, but I will...

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Bent Over in Bangkok : The Bikini Wax (TMI)

Jun 1, 2013 by

After surviving a night of food poisoning in Bangkok, a day of Spa horror that left me Ronald McD, it was high time to kick things in gear and get ready for a visit from my special man friend. Boys, you might not know the lengths we go through to...

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Bent Over in Bangkok – Part 2

May 29, 2013 by

Waking up sore, parched, and with the funkiest flavor in my mouth from the food poisoning that wrung me out the night before – I blinked a few times, and saw my dorm mate, Anna was already back from her morning errands. What time is it? Where...

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