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Thailand, I have to let you go

Woman letting go of lantern at Loi Krathong light festival in Chiang Mai Thailand

Thailand. Thank you. Thank you for being there as my Neverland, as the light at the end of the tunnel when things felt very dark and heavy. Thank you for reminding me how to enjoy my life, that it’s about the journey and the striving and the growing and not at all about the destination. …

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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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Is Koh Tao a Good Place to Live as a Digital Nomad?

Working online from cafes while living in Koh Tao

Koh Tao was my very first stop when I left the States to embark on the digital nomad lifestyle. I chose the island because I had visited it before and the energy there resonated with me. I liked the idea of moving somewhere I was already familiar with as my first experiment in this alternative …

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