Tag Archive: asia

Trekking Thailand: Elephants, Tigers, and Bangla..Oh My!

As the plane glided into the air, Phuket disappearing in the distance, I began to reflect on the last 10 days in Thailand. One thought looping in my head, HOW am I still… 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

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

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

Hong Kong’s Little Secret

Hong Kong is best known for its skylines, shopping, and bustling streets. Although there’s much to do in the city’s center, it’s what lies beyond the skyline. Hong Kong has some pretty spectacular… Continue reading