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

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to a Vintage Dress?

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?

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 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

Excited About Dental Floss……..

You know I have been on the road too long when I got really excited that I found some good dental floss.  I’m not sure what the deal is with people (not?) flossing their teeth in S. Korea and China, but we ran out of dental floss in S. Korea and it wasn’t as easy… Continue reading Excited About Dental Floss……..

Dress Repair in Laos

If you remember, I tore one of my favorite dresses on a sign while we were in Thailand. Since I really loved that dress I knew I had to get it repaired.  I figured it would be possible because there actually wasn’t any fabric missing, it was just torn.  I googled it a little bit… Continue reading Dress Repair in Laos