I don’t think Tom and I underestimated how much work moving abroad and setting up a new life would be. However, we underestimated how much work doing so would be without the things we were used to, like knowing how to navigate local public transportation, having a car, or even just knowing where to go for what. Continue reading “Bondi, Rain or Shine”
It’s tempting, when arriving somewhere new, to ground yourself with comparisons. Continue reading “Newtown, Sydney”
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”