Working through what's been going on since the lockdown began by sharing some personal struggles, adventures, and endeavors.
Category: Third-Culture Thoughts
From growing up traveling to how I want my daughter to experience the world.
The Stresses (and Joys) of Uprooting
Finding a new place to live is always stressful. Doing so in a different country during the most frenzied month of the year? All the more fun, of course.
6 Things to Love about Metropolitan Manila
From the thick, warm blanket of air that wraps it's welcoming arms around you when you first step out of the airport to the hospitable nature of its people, Manila sure knows how to give a warm welcome.
When It’s Time to Travel
I've spent a relaxing day at home, enjoying the Sydney sun as it shines through the windows. The howling wind outside is nothing to me but a soundtrack--and a no-frills way to speed up the laundry drying process. I've got the rest of the clothes that need to go in my bag out on the… Continue reading When It’s Time to Travel
10 Pros and Cons of Expat Life
The best and worst of living outside the borders of your citizenship.
5 Reasons to Love Traveling with Toddlers
Toddlers. I'm hard-pressed to find a more exhausting word in the English language, yet I love traveling with mine. To be fair, she's not a baby anymore--she's a big girl--and she makes that clear to everyone. She's only just turned four and as much as she insists that she's all grown up, it hasn't stopped… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Traveling with Toddlers
How Badly Does Getting a Tattoo Hurt?
If getting a tattoo isn't a thing to do while traveling, I don't know what is. I've been in the Philippines for some time now and will be leaving soon, so this seemed like the perfect time to finally get one done at the highly recommended Whiplash Tattoo parlor on Aguirre Avenue in BF Homes—my… Continue reading How Badly Does Getting a Tattoo Hurt?
Eight Years in the Philippines
Oh, what the sweat, the tears, the blood on your cracked pavement, and all those years tearing through you and circumventing the grave meant.