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Category: Holidays

2015: The Year in Review

You were so good to me, 2015…

The Best of 2014

Places and favorite moments of 2014; my best year thus far…

Savoring Songkran

Have you ever wanted to take part in a giant water fight? You can… during Thailand’s New Years celebration. Here’s a run down on Songkran shenanigans along with a few tips for first timers…

The Indonesia Equation

4 cities on 3 islands divided by 13 days. Here’s our exhilarating Indonesia equation told through pictures and short summaries…

Ogah Ogah!

These intimidating, bodacious creatures rule the Balinese New Year’s Eve parade…

Here’s to 2014!

New Years is a time for us to think about the previous year- all the blunders, achievements, absurdities, and joys- and figure out how we can make the coming year even better than the last…

Tis the Season in Thailand

Before coming to Thailand, I never expected such Christmas spirit… but I’m not complaining…

The Thanksgiving Trilogy

I had 3 lovely thanksgivings, during which I was able to reflect on everything I’m grateful for. I made a list (this can help to alleviate frustrations while living abroad), and my students added on. You can too… what are you thankful for…