March 2012

Where to stay in Phuket: Bodega

If I could pick Bodega up and carry it with me around Southeast Asia, I would. In a heartbeat. It’s a shame that it’s located in Phuket, because while I hated the sleazy vibe of Patong, I loved the bohemian hospitality and modern conveniences of the hostel.

March 7, 2012 Continue reading…

The life of a professional beach bum around the world

Over the past four months, I’ve been to 14 different beachside destinations*, swam in 10 different bodies of water**, gotten sunburnt twice and napped in countless hammocks. My Instagram feed is a continuous loop of palm trees, ocean sunsets and coconuts with a straw in them. I’m barefoot more often than not, and I rarely […]

March 5, 2012 Continue reading…

The reward of breaking the rules

For the most part, I have always been a rule follower. I am the daughter of a former FBI agent—I was bound to be brought up with clear definitions of right and wrong. Even during a particularly rebellious streak in high school, I still managed to earn good grades, hold a part-time job and never […]

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Postcard from Perth at sunset

The East Coast of Australia is blessed with many things–awesome coffee, gorgeous beaches, killer street art–but incredible sunsets are unfortunately not one of them. Luckily, Perth has sunsets breathtaking enough to make up for the whole rest of the country (along with many other pretty reasons to pop over to WA). While it might not […]

March 1, 2012 Continue reading…