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?
How do you know when it’s time to say goodbye to a vintage dress? When I am on the road every item of clothing I have is quite precious. When we left after our last stop in the U.S. my backpack still contained two of the vintage dresses that I originally started this trip with.… Continue reading How Do You Know When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to a Vintage Dress?
The Husband and I were recently trying to work on our future travel itinerary and needed somewhere to kill a little time so it warms up in Europe before we head that way (we really hate cold weather). We discovered that there are some really cheap flights from India to South Africa and Tanzania. We… Continue reading What You Are Not Supposed to Wear on an African Safari
Chiang Mai is one of my favorite cities in Thailand, actually probably one of my favorite cities ever. Last time we were in Chiang Mai I found Love ’70s, an awesome vintage clothing store. I still have one of the dresses I bought there in my backpack today. When I knew we were returning to… Continue reading Shopping for Vintage Clothing in Chiang Mai at Love ’70s