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5 Weeks in Europe in 500 Words or Less

So: what about Europe? I never really finished blogging about it. I’m ready to move on and start blogging about Atlanta because that’s where I am both physically and mentally, but I can’t just not write about Europe. It was an amazing five weeks. Like, the best five weeks. I’m going to stray from my …

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Cheers to Thailand: The End

Backpacking in Koh Tao, Thailand

I can’t even…My head is spinning. It feels like this is all happening so quickly. I’m flying to India tomorrow morning and I just keep thinking, “I’m not ready, I’m not ready, I’m not ready…” But then again, how does one ever become ready for this sort of thing? I’ve mostly just been backpacking since …

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Bangkok, I’m Breaking Up with You

You were, perhaps, too hard to get. I was initially intrigued by your exotic charm and foreign accent. You were interesting to me in a non-sterile sort of way, with your cracks and rats and potential for anything to happen. I should have known I would never win your heart, though. After all, you’re already …

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A Look Back at My Favorite Posts

Two more weeks, yall – then I move out of my Bangkok apartment and make the final transition from “teacher” to “backpacker.” I’ve been shopping around a bit just to be sure I fit in with my sunburned compatriots of the Khao San Road variety. Been stocking up on elephant pants, singlets, bracelets, and headbands. …

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Why I’m Going to Miss Teaching Grade 5

The craziest thing is that my time teaching grade 5 is over. Last Friday was my last day of class with my homeroom English Program (EP)* kids and all this week I proctored testing sessions for a different grade 5 EP class and graded over 500 exams. No joke. I’ve been battling these intense waves …

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Athens, You’re Breaking My Heart

I thought I could just slip out the door unfazed and unnoticed but you called to me…You told me to come back even after I thought we’d said goodbye. I thought I was done with you a month ago – nay, TWO months ago – but you reached for me and promised me you would …

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#WHATNOW?

You guys! I’m so excited to be back on the blog (as they say?)!! If you remember Wallaby Way from 2010 you will probably notice a few changes: Obviously the title was no longer relevant since I definitely won’t be blogging from Sydney this time…Plus I switched out the photo banner and brought my “about …

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