Posts of the Moment
Me, Myself & Prague was a great personal account of becoming an ex-pat in Prague and gave an accurate portrayal of a city that most tourists don't come to understand in their flyby weekends in this beautiful place. This is a great book for...
I loved this movie from the first five minutes. What blew me away was that this is a chronicle of a real woman's life and struggles , which reveal themselves to be much deeper and darker than you first imagine. Cheryl, played by Reese Witherspoon, ha hit bottom and is searching for the person her mother raised within herself by doing a 1,100 mile (1,770km) Pacific Crest Trail hike solo.
A year ago today I was wrapping up my visit home to return to Prague, a city which, at that time, I hated. I remember telling my mom that I'd rather stay in the States than return to my then life in Prague. But, I was only halfway through the school year. So I became determined to find the brighter, warmer side of Prague and to make the choice to be happier even if my new, foreign city wasn't as colourful or welcoming as I wanted it to be...And I was able to...
Why I Blog
My original blog started in spring of 2012!
I started writing about my tavels when I was living in a tiny township in Taiwan and needed a place to share and vent my culture shock in a town where only the English school could speak English. It started as something I had to do for myself, and as a way for me to chart a seemingly uncharted place in central Taiwan. I have always loved writing but didn't feel like I had much to say that others would want to read about at least.
My focus has changed as I've moved from Asia to Europe to the States. Right now I'm reading lots of travel memoirs and reflecting on my home culture in the States before my next, exciting adventure to my next continent, South America!!!
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