Hanging with the Hippies in Pai

Pai is a small town in Thailand that has a reputation of being a hippie town.  Granted, I did see some people in Pai walking around with the dreadlocks and bare feet thing, but I have to confess that I’m not so impressed with dreadlocks since there are so many places in Thailand that you… Continue reading Hanging with the Hippies in Pai

Having Fun with Vintage Clothing in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand is a city that tends to attract a lot of tourists, expats, and digital nomads, so it’s not surprising that I was able to locate a vintage clothing store here. My original goal was to find two vintage clothing stores that, according to the map, were relatively close to each other.  I… Continue reading Having Fun with Vintage Clothing in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Shopping at the Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The first time I visited Chiang Mai was about thirteen or fourteen years ago during our first international trip which was obviously to Thailand.  At the time I was completely in awe of Chiang Mai’s Night Bazaar – it seemed so big and there were so many different exotic things to buy. I was so… Continue reading Shopping at the Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai, Thailand

My New Purchase in Korat, Thailand

I made a new purchase!  It is still hard for me to reconcile the old me (constantly visiting thrift stores and coming home with new finds) to the new me (can only buy what will fit in my backpack) so now I am so excited about any clothing that I purchase. So my new purchase… Continue reading My New Purchase in Korat, Thailand

Shopping in Taiwan

When were getting ready to leave the U.S. for our big adventure, Taiwan was our first destination.  However, everything leading up to our flight did not go smoothly (you try getting rid of everything you own!). The closing on our townhouse kept getting delayed and we really thought we were going to have to change… Continue reading Shopping in Taiwan

What Vintage Clothing Is In My Backpack Now?

My last blog post told you what clothing I started out with on my trip.  Now that we’re six months in, what do I have now? Not surprisingly the vintage dresses have taken a beating.  I mean we are doing laundry every four or five days and it is probably not ideal to subject vintage… Continue reading What Vintage Clothing Is In My Backpack Now?