Shopping for Vintage Clothing in Antigua, Guatemala

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

I Think I’m Over Long Term Travel and I’m Trying to Be OK with It

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

What I Spent on Clothing During the First Fourteen Months of Travel

Lately I have been quite entertained reading lots of blog posts about New Year’s resolutions, decluttering, no spend months, resolutions to not buy new clothing for a month/year, the Uber Frugal Month Challenge, etc. I don’t know why I am so interested in all of it because the husband and I have had the FIRE… Continue reading What I Spent on Clothing During the First Fourteen Months of Travel

A New Haircut and My Hair Drama During Long Term Travel

Yes it finally happened, I got a new haircut!  I was pretty nervous about it, I don’t speak Vietnamese after all, but my hair was bothering me so much (more about that in a minute) that I figured it was worth a try, worst case I can always end up with a really short pixie… Continue reading A New Haircut and My Hair Drama During Long Term Travel

A Vintage Dress at the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam

We recently visited the Imperial City (or Citadel) in Hue, Vietnam and while they didn’t have much vintage clothing on display, I did learn a little about royal clothing at the time (I believe around late 1800’s to early 1900’s). I absolutely loved the detailing on one of the (reproduced) vintage gowns they had on… Continue reading A Vintage Dress at the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam

A Photo Shoot in Hanoi and a Possible Vintage Dress Sighting at the Marble Mountains

Recently I was in Hanoi and while I was waiting for the husband to get money out of the ATM I saw what appeared to be some sort of photo shoot.  Being just an office worker in my prior life I had never seen anything like a photo shoot before so I thought it was… Continue reading A Photo Shoot in Hanoi and a Possible Vintage Dress Sighting at the Marble Mountains

I Miss Dressing for Fall

Recently we were in Nanning, China and a cold front came through and it definitely felt nippy like fall.  It was interesting to watch all of the locals in their cooler weather clothing with the long sleeves and jackets and it made me a little sad thinking about the sweaters, jeans, boots, etc. that I… Continue reading I Miss Dressing for Fall