When I travel, it’s hard not to compare where I am with places I’ve been. It’s probably not the best habit – Paris will always be Paris and London my eternal city – but it’s a way of narrowing down the long list of places I’d like to return to, again and again.
Do you ever get overwhelmed – in a moment of mundane stillness – by a wave of strangeness? Like you’re losing your footing? Continue reading “Thom’s Thursday Thoughts on The Final Frontier”
On the morning of Monday November 11, 2013, Tom and I chatted online. Continue reading “All I Want for Valentine’s Day is an Indian Buffet”
I am a tourist who hates other tourists. Continue reading “Alone Amongst Ruins: Biking in Sukhothai”
Perhaps all this traveling with Tom has made me soft. Continue reading “Thom’s Thursday Thoughts on Thailand, Part 2”
I’ve spent New Year’s Eve in many cities: Taipei, London, Tokyo, and now Bangkok.
I’m probably forgetting a few others, but my memory doesn’t go back that far, except to two eventful NYEs I spent in Villa Park, CA. Continue reading “New Year’s Eve in Bangkok”
We were originally planning to go to Australia. Continue reading “Thom’s Thursday Thoughts on Thailand”
Way back in the spring, Tom and I were both job hunting and he promised me that once he got a new job, he’d take me to Italy. It sounded like a great idea at the time, because shortly after, I got a new job breaking down boxes, which wasn’t great but meant I wasn’t a total bum and two weeks after that, Tom got a new job too. We were both like, “Yeah! New jobs! Let’s go to Italy!” Continue reading “An American Bum in Tuscany”
The point of our last trip to London was not actually, to waste three perfectly good days, but to attend the wedding of two friends who met at a wedding back in the States. At the time, the groom lived in London and the bride in New York, and so began a whirlwind, short long-distance romance. Does that make sense? Anyway, when you know you know and soon they were engaged. Continue reading “A Proper London Wedding”
If you’re the type of traveler who gets to a place and hits the ground running with a checklist of things to see and do, we are probably not a great resource. Continue reading “How to Waste 3 Perfectly Good Days in London”