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Loy Krathong

It was chaos in the streets. Beautiful, happy, golden chaos. Foreigners, locals, young and old were packed, turning the streets into rivers of hot sweaty bodies. Some still tried to ever so slowly ride their motorbikes against the current. But everyone was smiling. I don’t remember a single scowl. We made the trek–to exactly where, we weren’t really sure. We …

What would Anthony eat?

Anthony Bourdain Vietnam

When I watched Anthony Bourdain crouch at a small plastic stool with a hot bowl of noodles, I knew. I wanted that. My love for Bourdain isn’t unique–you could almost call it cliche. But that’s what made him so epic: his rockstar ability to create a cult-like following that revolves around food, travel, and general human interest. When you knew …

How to know it’s time to make a change

season

As nice as it sounds to live in a tropical paradise year-round, I know I’d miss the seasons. I’d miss the semi-regular shift in the atmosphere, the sense of change, anticipation, and nostalgia that colours the background of every day. I’d miss reuniting with my favourite sweaters and staying inside watching movies guilt-free. I’d miss the excitement my spring allergies …