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Life and Thoughts Lately from Koh Tao

Girls at the John Suwan Viewpoint in Koh Tao

April 16, 2018 I had a particularly but unreasonably emotional goodbye a couple nights ago that has stirred up some thoughts for me…Which is a good thing because as time goes on, I’m noticing my ability to self-reflect and articulate my own inner experience is drifting away from me. I talked with my longtime friend …

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Learning to Ride a Bike in Thailand | Part 2

Check out Part 1 here: Learning to ride a bike in Thailand Part 1 My thighs are burning, sweat is dripping in my eyes, and Wan is screaming to me from her scooter “Let’s go! You got it girl!!” I scream back frantically, “I’m trying Wan!! I’m trying!!!” Just. A little. Bit. Farther!! I reach …

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I Changed My Mind. I Decided to Stay on Koh Tao.

Looking out at the sea at Laem Thian in Koh Tao

“To truly appreciate something, you must confine yourself to it. There’s a certain level of joy and meaning that you reach in life only when you’ve spent decades investing in a single relationship, a single craft, a single career. And you cannot achieve those decades of investment without rejecting the alternatives.” Mark Manson, The Subtle …

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The Best Laptop Case for Travelers

BookBook laptop case on computer while working

There is no single item I own that gets more compliments from other travelers than my laptop case. It’s a hardshell leather case that disguises my laptop as an old book. I don’t know if I qualify as a “digital nomad” since I don’t nomad so much as just live abroad, but I feel like …

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