A Little Chiang Mai Living… Routine is It’s Own Adventure

A routine forms when you hunker down in one place, when you pick a spot and decide “hey, I’m going to live here; not just travel through, but live here.” Is it safe to admit I thought the routine and normalcy would still elude me? Coming to Chiang Mai was the next leg in my …

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A Little Advice… Handling Money for Travel: Credit, Debit, & Cash

Handling money on the road is an important practicality for any international traveler. Let’s specifically discuss the best credit and debit cards for travel, with a note at the end about when and how to handle your cash (important since many developing countries are cash-based economies). Although every traveler can benefit from the right card, …

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Colorful Balinese Offering of Frangipani, Incense, and rice

A Little Twist…Turning Tail & Traveling to Thailand

The time has come,’ the Walrus said,`To talk of many things:Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax —Of cabbages — and kings —And why the sea is boiling hot —And whether pigs have wings.’ This fragment of a Lewis Carroll poem wandered into my wayward thoughts as I sat down to write tonight;  I often …

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should you move to Bali?

Cost of Living in Bali, Indonesia (2022)

Moving to Bali is the stuff of travel dreams. The Indonesian island has a reputation for its gorgeous setting, delicious food, and fascinating Hindu culture. Popular culture has done a wonderful job selling the island’s most idyllic aspects, but there’s a bit more to Bali than simply an island paradise. While many expats have chosen …

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