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The Unchecked Baggage

Is there a place for me in Trump’s America?

I landed in Los Angeles 18 days ago, on the 12th of January 2017,  1 week before the Presidential inauguration. I had watched the campaigns for the role of 45th President of the United States from afar, the circus of American... Continue Reading →

Punctures in Phuket: Finding the Happy in everyday situations

For 2017 I wanted to make my New Years resolutions small and personal, so that I could maybe forgo a year of beating myself up for not winning an Oscar or making a million dollars again. I decided to focus... Continue Reading →

1 Day overstay: Adventures in Border Hopping Asia

It's hard to believe that we've been in Thailand for a month, but in a city like Bangkok where the frenetic pace means you feel like you've lived a week for every day, I shouldn't be so surprised. If you... Continue Reading →

Womb with a view

Recently, I turned 28, I have been in a stable, heterosexual, monogamous relationship for two years with a pretty cool dude, who I like a bit... So where are my babies? This is the question I dodge on a very... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year: A quiet thought in a busy city

Happy New Year from Thailand. As our North American friends and family have breakfast and lunch, and our Australian and New Zealander friends and family go to bed, I look out over the quiet orange city of Bangkok and I feel... Continue Reading →

Cultural Connections: Finding friends in far off places

The easiest friends you will ever make are other travellers on a trip. Whether you are in a hostel in Uruguay, or a pub with an english quiz night in Bangkok, standing out because of your accent or appearance is... Continue Reading →

Digi-Dating: Building something with someone when you have no fixed address

"Digital nomad"  has become a bit of a buzz term lately...anyone travelling with a laptop and a data-plan can claim to be one (just throw out words like "Digital Marketing" "Dropshipping" and "client focuses" while frantically slurping down cute coffee's... Continue Reading →

Paris to Bangkok: 4 Differences between two top travel destinations

  On the surface, Paris and Bangkok are obviously, two completely different cities. Paris is a city filled with European history, food oozing with butter, and famous landmarks. Bangkok is a city of roadside markets, ancient temples and chaotic traffic.... Continue Reading →

Choose your own adventure

When I was a kid I love LOVED those Choose Your Own Adventure books. There was one in particular that was set in a museum, possibly Goosebumps (which was ALL my brothers would ever read) that I think I read... Continue Reading →

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