Boracay: Not Just a Tourist

Just got back from a week in Boracay. (It’s one of the more famous beautiful Philippine islands, if you were unaware.) It was gorgeous. White, soft sand. Clear blue water stretching as far as the eye can see. Puffy clouds, blue skies, hand-painted sunsets, twinkling stars. That’s Boracay. But while I met some cool people, did a lot […]

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The Unsolved Mystery of the Unclaimed Stool (Not the Kind You Sit On)

The other night, a friend mentioned Disney World, and I said that I had visited as a child. I must have been about eight. “Someone pooped in our bathtub,” I said, slurping up some late night ramen. “That’s my most distinct memory.” My friend said they really didn’t want to hear the rest of the story, which was […]

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Being a Tourist

Can’t believe this is my last day in Thailand! I’ve had so much fun this week! (I haven’t wanted to watch TV even once!) Have to say I’ve enjoyed being a tourist. Totally different than living in a foreign country. Some of the most memorable moments were when things went wrong. Like when we were wandering around […]

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Greetings from Thailand!

I’m sitting in a cafe in Chiang Mai, Thailand right now, waiting for my mango smoothie to arrive. The wifi in this cafe is excellent, so thought I’d take advantage of it to blog before my bus ride into the mountains this afternoon. I went ziplining this morning and it was awesome! We got the […]

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Time for an Adventure

On Sunday, I am going on my first ever self-planned vacation/adventure! To Thailand! Woohoo, I’m so excited! And not scared at all! It’s funny, because this will actually be the 13th country I have traveled to in my young life, so it seems like it should be no big deal. But it feels like a very big deal. (At least […]

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Good Morning Baltimore

Tomorrow I’ll say one last good morning to Baltimore and then it will be goodbye. Vacation is over. On this trip home, my third since moving to Korea, I’ve realized more than ever that America and Maryland and Baltimore really aren’t my “home” anymore. (Living out of a suitcase in a room without a ceiling light helps you […]

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