Someone just asked this question in a Girls Who Travel group I recently joined. No one’s ever asked before, and I’ve never tried to put it into words.
I’ve been asked to share my budget for Asia, and now that I’ve been here for three months, I feel like I have a handle on costs here. So far, my experiences are limited to Indonesia and Malaysia.
Today is a perfect example of how weird, wacky, wonderful and exhausting my days often are, so I thought I’d share it with you.
I get asked this question a lot. The short answer is “I don’t know.” But here’s the long version.
Travel has the power to make you full of energy and wonder — for a few hours, days or even weeks. But then you get habituated to your new lifestyle — and become your everyday self again.
Kuala Lumpur is the perfect place to learn about South Asian food. The city’s cuisine includes traditional Malay dishes and foods from India, China, and Thailand. But it’s overwhelming. I needed a guide.
As much as I loved my village house in Plesungan, I was ready for a major change. Kuala Lumpur was exactly the kind of “different” I was looking for.
Moving a lot is part of the whole “Nomad” gig — by definition. In many ways, it’s one of the best parts. But some moves are harder than others.
Middle Aged. Mature. Midlife. Menopausal. Matronly. Stodgy words that wear sensible shoes and clutch their pearls. There’s no way to even TALK about being 40 or 50 without first having to get past all the baggage attached to the vocabulary. It’s taken for granted that at this age, we’re...
I’d been working hard and needed a break, so I grabbed a book and headed for the hammock. My hammock is the perfect spot to relax.