Third-Culture Thoughts

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

Third-Culture Thoughts · Work and Travel

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

Philippines · Third-Culture Thoughts

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?