Expat in Chiang Mai: How to Reboot in the Rose of the North

Expat in Chiang Mai: How to Reboot in the Rose of the North

WELCOME TO MY EXPAT INTERVIEW SERIES!  I’m about to give you an insider’s sneak peek to the truths and realities of expat life. Not just from my point of view. From expats around the world. I’ll be sharing their stories with the dreamers, the...
Best Areas to Stay in Phuket–A Complete Travel Guide

Best Areas to Stay in Phuket–A Complete Travel Guide

First, let me get this out of the way, it’s pronounced Poo-ket, not Fuk-it, not Foo-ket, it’s Poo-ket. Now we can move on. Phuket is one of the most popular destinations in Thailand. It’s the biggest island in the country, with a lot of different...
The Most Unusual Things to do in Phuket

The Most Unusual Things to do in Phuket

Phuket has a reputation for being Thailand’s most debauched island. And for a good reason. Bangla Road in Patong has girls swinging from poles in little bikinis. And men selling tickets to ping pong shows (if you’re unfamiliar, google it, I’m not touching that topic...
Must See Places in Southeast Asia

Must See Places in Southeast Asia

Travel is our baby. We have no more pets, and we have no children, our lives revolve around travel. We thrive on real journeys to exotic places and always leave wanting to discover more and visit again. Since Malaysia is centrally located in Southeast Asia, our travel...
The Panty Dropper, Mormons and a Road Trip to Thailand

The Panty Dropper, Mormons and a Road Trip to Thailand

The Panty Dropper, Mormons, and a Road Trip to Thailand Even after living here for 4 years, sometimes I have to pinch myself. The other day while my mom was visiting, we decided to take a road trip…to Thailand…for lunch. I never thought I’d live in a place where I...
5 Tips for Would-Be Expats in Southeast Asia

5 Tips for Would-Be Expats in Southeast Asia

5 Tips for Would-Be Expats in Southeast Asia  For 11 years, my husband Mark and I traveled to all the places we thought we might move to, researched so much that we felt overwhelmed, and read every forum, Facebook page, and blog we could find. Once we decided...
Escape the January Blues on These 3 Beaches in Southeast Asia

Escape the January Blues on These 3 Beaches in Southeast Asia

Escape the January Blues on These 3 Beaches in Southeast Asia  Tired of shoveling snow yet? Are those once delicate flakes now just a pile of grey slush? Snow is beautiful while it’s falling; who doesn’t like a romantic snowy day next to the fire? But that...