Tag Archives: Asia

Volunteering on Vaction

On Christmas Day, I made my way to Chiang Mai, Thailand to begin my volunteering adventure vacation. COSA is the organization I decided to become involved with and, after going through the application process, was approved to spend 5 weeks of … Continue reading

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Get Involved in the Fight Against Modern Day Slavery

Nestled in rural Chiang Mai (Thailand), not too far from the Tiger Kingdom, is an amazing shelter called Baan Yuu Suk (pronounced bahn yoo sook). This shelter is home to 34 girls, aged 6-19, who were at great risk (and … Continue reading

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Home is where the “familiar” is

It has been said that “Home is where the heart is” and I would have to partially agree with that. However, I have recently decided that the feeling of familiarity is also a vital factor. I have lived abroad 6 … Continue reading

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Today’s Encouragement Came from AAA Batteries

I bought a new (to me) car a few months ago, a 2010 Chevy Spark. It’s a unique car, fit for my personality, customized in many ways.  The interior feels like a sexy love motel, in the non sleaziest way … Continue reading

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I Became a BIRD!

Ever wonder what a bird feels as it’s soaring through the air? Not a care in the world,  it just enjoying the wind in its wings. I did, well, still do actually. I do believe I came close to finding … Continue reading

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Losing Friends: the nature of working in Korea

If you come to Korea to make new friends, seek new adventures, save money and travel, you have definitely made the right decision. Korea provides all that. One thing to consider, that you may not bargain for, is that your … Continue reading

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SE Asia: Part 1 – Malaysia & Singapore

My job had a two-week break between semesters, so I decided to take a whirlwind tour of 4  southeast Asian countries: Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Cambodia. I had actually planned to hit up some of the Indonesian islands as well, … Continue reading

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