The Moon or a Hot Air Balloon

by mishvo

Hey There, Intern: YOU DESERVE MORE

Dear fellow interns of the world, You deserve more, and I don’t just mean monetarily (BUT THAT TOO). You are a skilled human, probably with a university-level degree or two, and … Continue reading

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I’m Freezing and There’s Nothing I Can Do but Write About It

I am 1000% percent a warm weather and tropical beach destination type of girl. When I was choosing between South Korea and Thailand to teach abroad, the I chose Thailand … Continue reading

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A Whole New Continent

I’ve been to a few places in the world, but never to Central or South America. That is, until now. Hola from Puno, Peru where I will be living and working … Continue reading

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The Case of the Returned Traveler

I spent the past year living a stationary life in America. I realize I didn’t write much, and it wasn’t necessarily because I didn’t have anything to say, but because I … Continue reading

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My Experience of the Baltimore Riots

I realize I posted some fear-inducing statuses on Facebook related to the riots in Baltimore… I got a lot of responses from people asking me if I was okay and … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Top 5 Favorite Places

If you think I’m well-traveled you should talk to my friend, Jordan. He’s been to 24 countries at last count (what’s the update, Jordan?) and has lived in about half … Continue reading

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Sex and Travel

Travelers always have the best sex stories, right? “I had sex in a hammock in a cave after rock climbing, kayaking, smoking weed all day, and swimming in phosphorescent plankton … Continue reading

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My Best Tweets from Bangkok

Throwback to 2012. Just found this in my drafts folder and brings back good good memories to feed my sudden wanderlust and sPrInG FeVer~ :)

March 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

On Participating in Society

My mom once said to me, “Michelle. If you don’t want to participate in society, then DON’T.” Maybe the expected and natural response to such a threat would be to … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · 8 Comments

My Top 5 Favorite Places

I keep a list of the places I visit and I just recently started to put them in order of my favorite to least favorite. I say “places” instead of … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

This Is Not A Gap Year

This is not, and never will be, a gap year. Gap years aren’t a real thing. The term “gap year” suggests that doing anything other than following the conventional path doesn’t … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 14 Comments

How to SUCK at Missing Your Flight

Is there even a graceful way to do this? It probably always sucks to miss your flight, but I feel like I’m especially bad at it. The first time I … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Books That Will Make You Think about the Meaning of Life

Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

The 3 Reasons Why People Travel

I originally intended to write another interview-based post on sex and travel- which is totally still happening!- but after going through people’s responses, I decided this topic needed a post … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

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