Posts of the Moment
What killed me wasn´t the task, obviously, but the feeling that it was expected and assumed that because I was the only woman in the room, that it was my job to do...I know that the States are still working towards gender equality and there are still sexist ideas. Women are still paid much less than men for doing the same work. But, this certainly put things in perspective for me...
happened to hike this trail on the 4th July, which many of you know is a big American holiday to celebrate our independence! Rather than thinking about the holiday parties and fireworks displays I was missing, I had one of the best days of my entire life, hiking this trail, befriending a backpacker on the beach and some Italian women later on the bus, sitting under the stars with a cannoli and warmly drifting into a deep sleep with the balcony doors left open...
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...
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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