Living like a Digital Nomad in Ubud

Graffiti in Ubud, Bali

One month has passed in that way time passes when you are living someplace new and different. Fast yet slow. Plenty of days spent in a mixed blur of laziness and work; motorbike adventures and days where we barely left the house or our computers. Getting comfortable. Learning the lay of the land. We’ve been in Bali a month and we […]

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Expat Life in Vietnam: The first 3 months

I realize I haven’t been the best at blogging lately. I suppose a pretty full teaching schedule paired with exploring my new city + days off spent at the pool or sweating my culo off have left little time for blogging. Or maybe its the sort of inspiration block common when one finally decides to settle in and stay awhile. I apologize. […]

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The First Month Lowdown

OK let me preface this post by saying- a few days ago, while on a 19 hour overnight bus journey, I spent around 3 hours writing a Peru/first month recap. Something went terribly wrong, and for reasons I’d rather not discuss, my post never saved. This is a touchy subject for me- but I will try my best to rewrite […]

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Packing for an unforeseeably long trip

Even I find the thought perplexing–how exactly does one pack for a trip with no planned ending? How on Earth will I possibly stuff my single carry-on sized backpack with all the clothing, gear and everyday essentials to outfit me as I travel through a plenitude of climates–from Amazonian jungle to arid dessert; from to the cool Andean highlands to […]

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6 Ways I Saved for My Big Leap

“Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” ~Augusta F. Kantra When I first began devising my future plans to quit my job and travel the world, money was a huge barrier for me. Money became the excuse that held me back from doing what I really wanted to be doing. That pretty much […]

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Almost Ready for That Leap

“Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” – Napoleon Hill This blog was conceived because of a dream. And from that dream a real-life plan began gestating. This plan consumed much of my thoughts for a solid 9-11 months. Beginning as the size of a grain of […]

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Resolutions

Positively giddy describes my overall feeling as I stand at the starting block of 2012. I have a hunch it’s going to be an epic year for me. Though, I think I have this hunch because I finally feel ready to see to it that it’s epic. This is the year I grab life by the reins. So, for myself, but […]

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