The Moon or a Hot Air Balloon

by mishvo

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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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~ :)

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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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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

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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

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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

The Best Advice I’ve Been Given, in 11 Parts

For the past couple months, I’ve been keeping track of the various pieces of advice and wisdomisms I come across. Some I recorded verbatim from the speaker’s mouth, others I … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 6 Comments

From Nonthaburi to Canterbury

I still get this little rush every morning when the announcement comes on to tell me my local train is eventually headed to London: “Chartam, Chilham, Wye, Ashford International…LONDON BRIDGE…” … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 6 Comments

I F*cking Love Turkey.

Listen: Go to Turkey. Go now, even if it’s February and the beaches are too chilly to visit. Go now even if you’re traveling by yourself and you don’t know … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 15 Comments

Lessons I Learned While Traveling

I’ve done my fair share of traveling since graduating from university back in May 2012. I’ve backpacked, volunteered, and worked abroad (plus that weird black hole of time I spent … Continue reading

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