In order for your story to begin you must take action. Without action the story never moves forward, it sits on your couch with a great list of good intentions.
Archives for July 2012
Capturing Colors Around The World
We were tagged by LandingStanding to enter the capture the color contest by TravelSupermarket. Seeing as we have over 12,000 pictures on Flickr, it’s been very tough to sort through and find the ones that best exemplify each color. Yellow Thailand, or “The Land of Yellow Robes” as many foreigners call it, is a country where Buddhism […]
Foto Friday – Perched Goat in Gili Air
We found our resident goat at Oceans 5 Dive, in Gili Air, perched on this rock after a torrential downpour hours earlier. When asked “Why there was a goat” we were simply given the answer “to keep the horse company”. OF COURSE, I should have known!
How to Downsize Your Life to Fit in a Backpack
Take a quick look around your home. Take a mental note of how often you use the rice cooker or George Foreman grill you have stuffed in the back of your kitchen. With every promotion or move, if you are like me, you have bought items to fit into the new space or decorate differently. You […]
The Game of Travel Charades
I lack the ability to learn new languages quickly, but I refuse to let it slow down my travel. Knowing the key terms such as: Hello, Goodbye, Bathroom and Vegetarian will only get you so far. To be understood, there comes a point where you have to get creative and begin playing the universal game of […]
Write Your Life Story: What Drives You?
The goal is to push yourself to think beyond what you’ve been told you “should” do, or what you’ve done in the past, and write your true motives and dreams, what you really want to do.
Sunday Morning Coffee: Cape Town Edition
Wow. We’ve been in Southern Africa since our Lost in Africa post, and it’s been the trip of a lifetime, yet we still have 6 months left around the world! The blog has been on auto-pilot for the past three weeks, so you may or may have not noticed that we weren’t around. In 22 days, we […]
Foto Friday – Rice Fields in Bali
The women in Bali amaze me with what they can balance on their heads. This small basket pales in comparison to the cement blocks and large bags of rice the women are able to carry.
Your Guesthouse Might Be in the Red Light District If…
All of the other guests in the hotel are of the same demographic (older, foreign men) Only women work the restaurant and you are ignored once a “better customer” walks in You don’t see other females for blocks unless they are in questionable clothing or linked arms with a man Bars titled “69” and “Pussy […]
Hotel Workout – Jumping Around the Room
When the heat is unbearable or you are under a tight time constraint here is a hotel workout that will work up a sweat and get your blood pumping to start the day. 10 minutes of jumping rope 10 pushups 1 minute plank 5 pushups 25 crunches on the end of the bed 25 rotational […]