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The Travel Itch

I am grateful for the many opportunities I’ve had throughout my life to travel (19 countries at the age of 24 isn’t so bad). I’m even more grateful that I’ve been blessed enough to have actually lived in 3 of these amazing countries, and multiple regions throughout. However, sometimes I wonder if traveling so much has done me a disservice, because for me, there is no such thing as too much travel. Continue reading

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A Trip to Texas

I thought a picture of a longhorn would be appropriate for this blog

My husband was invited to go to a conference for work. You can imagine how excited I was when I found out wives were invited to come along. I love to travel in general, but when it is an all-expense paid trip, I love it even more. The conference was originally supposed to be in Seattle and I was extatic – one, because I had never been there, and two, because the food is rumored to be pretty phenomenal. I started researching where we would eat, what we would do, and where we would go, only to be told a few weeks later that the conference was cancelled and we would be attending a new conference – in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading

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The Banana Tree City

Bangkok is a unique city, full of paradoxes.  The slums situated right next to some of the most fabulous hotels in the world, the lush greenery popping through the concrete in between the buildings, the many MANY smells, both nauseating and appetizing. These are just some of the things that come to mind when I think of the city I grew up in – my favorite city in the world, Bangkok. It is a city unlike any other.

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