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?

Giving Up My Sense of Style for Long Term Travel

Let me tell you, it was very traumatizing trying to figure out what clothing to pack in my backpack for our long term travel adventure. This is the backpack I originally brought – it was a 40 liter backpack and that had to hold everything I was bringing on our long term travel adventure.  Prior… Continue reading Giving Up My Sense of Style for Long Term Travel