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
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?
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
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
We visited Vietnam about eleven years ago and what I remembered most about Hoi An was that everybody who lived there had an aunt, cousin, mother, friend etc. who was a tailor and everybody tried to refer you to a tailor somewhere (no doubt in exchange for a commission). When we returned to Hoi An… Continue reading Everybody Knows a Tailor in Hoi An
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
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