Finding a new place to live is always stressful. Doing so in a different country during the most frenzied month of the year? All the more fun, of course.
From the thick, warm blanket of air that wraps it's welcoming arms around you when you first step out of the airport to the hospitable nature of its people, Manila sure knows how to give a warm welcome.
I've spent a relaxing day at home, enjoying the Sydney sun as it shines through the windows. The howling wind outside is nothing to me but a soundtrack--and a no-frills way to speed up the laundry drying process. I've got the rest of the clothes that need to go in my bag out on the… Continue reading When It’s Time to Travel
The best and worst of living outside the borders of your citizenship.
Toddlers. I'm hard-pressed to find a more exhausting word in the English language, yet I love traveling with mine. To be fair, she's not a baby anymore--she's a big girl--and she makes that clear to everyone. She's only just turned four and as much as she insists that she's all grown up, it hasn't stopped… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Traveling with Toddlers
If getting a tattoo isn't a thing to do while traveling, I don't know what is. I've been in the Philippines for some time now and will be leaving soon, so this seemed like the perfect time to finally get one done at the highly recommended Whiplash Tattoo parlor on Aguirre Avenue in BF Homes—my… Continue reading How Badly Does Getting a Tattoo Hurt?
Oh, what the sweat, the tears, the blood on your cracked pavement, and all those years tearing through you and circumventing the grave meant.