Back in the fall we were in Antigua, Guatemala for about ten weeks to study Spanish. Ten weeks is the longest that we have stayed in any one place for quite some time. Granted, we did spend the first two weeks in a house with a friend and then we moved to our own apartment,… Continue reading Shopping for Vintage Clothing in Antigua, Guatemala
Hello all, sorry for the extended silence on the blog. I guess I kind of got burnt out on travel and blogging and then I was in Guatemala for about 2 1/2 months studying Spanish, so that kept me pretty busy. Sadly what has motivated me to do a blog post is I was trying… Continue reading I Did Find the Vintage Clothing at the Jongno Kwangjang Market in Seoul
Whenever I am going to a big city and we’re spending some time there, I try to see if there are any vintage clothing stores nearby that I can check out. When we were getting ready to head to Albania I was pretty excited to find out that there was a vintage clothing store in… Continue reading I Tried to Shop for Vintage Clothing in Tirana
I have been feeling very travel weary lately. More and more I spend time thinking about having an actual “home” again. A “home” where I get to sleep in the same bed every night. A “home” where I actually have a closet so finishing laundry doesn’t involve just putting everything back in packing cubes. A… Continue reading I Think I’m Over Long Term Travel and I’m Trying to Be OK with It
It has seriously been forever since I have even seen a vintage clothing store, so I was pleasantly surprised to find some vintage clothing stores in Cape Town, South Africa. Most of the vintage clothing stores I came across were on Long Street, a big tourist area in Cape Town. A lot of businesses in… Continue reading Shopping for Vintage Clothing in Cape Town
I have been meaning to write a post on this for awhile and after reading about Nivea’s recent ad controversy I thought now was a good time. Since I have been in Asia I have noticed that a lot of Asians are really concerned about skin color, and for many of them, lighter seems to… Continue reading Skin Whitening Products Are Common in Asia
The Husband and I currently are in Sri Lanka. On travel days the Husband often gives me s**t about the size of my backpack (a 60 liter) and my tote bag (which he claims is really a second backpack) but unfortunately when we first arrived in Sri Lanka the snide comments got worse. A lot… Continue reading What Is the Best Luggage Size for Long Term Travel?