Finding Your Tribe

Just like in summer camp, there’s this unspeakable bond you make with people who you meet while traveling. One small conversation on the train can lead to a lifelong friendship. When traveling, your… Continue reading

The Transformation of Being an Expat

Becoming an expat, change happens whether you expect it or not. Depending where you are in the world, the change may be more extreme than others. You will go through an emotional change,… Continue reading

Happiness Can be Found in a Balanced Life

We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. – Carlos Castenada Do you ever think about how much energy we put into ourselves? Believe… Continue reading

Finding Peace in Hagwon Hell

I am feeling strong today. I am happy and content with my life. I am patient and calm, and greet the day with ease… These are the phrases my coworkers and I would… Continue reading

Feed the Wanderlust With a TEFL

Loading the plane, bag in hand I could hear my heart beating louder as I inched closer to my seat. My hands trembled as I struggled to put away my luggage. I couldn’t… Continue reading

Finding the Light

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times. If only one remembers to turn on the light.”-Albus Dumbledore It was day 4 curled up in a ball, staring at the 4… Continue reading

What They Won’t Tell You About Moving Abroad

You got the job, the plane ticket is purchased, and you are on your way to starting your new life as an expat. This is such an exciting time for you! Props to… Continue reading

Healthy Memorial Day Recipes

Hello, Memorial Day! I am so excited to be home for this holiday. This weekend is the kick off to all things Summer..sun, beach, and BBQs. I know that BBQs can often bring… Continue reading

Konnichiwa, Japan!

This past November was my fifth Thanksgiving and birthday away from home, and what better way to spend it then in Japan! My coworker Xisa and I ventured to Osaka, Japan to spend… Continue reading

Create The Life You Want

Are you constantly fantasizing about an alternate life? Do you see yourself opening up a small fair trade coffee shop or maybe even taking a yoga retreat in the jungles of Costa Rica?… Continue reading