"Where I'm living is not a storybook world. It's the real world, full of gaps and inconsistencies and anticlimaxes." - H. Murakami

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Wonders of living abroad, raw stories on the road, practical travel tips, truthful travel reviews and photo essays of my travels before social media took over


Things I love to discuss when I'm not traveling - overall wellness, food, entrepreneurship, tech, arts, DIY, and hacks to help you survive the demands of life


My favorite and recommended travel gears, travel-inspired accessories, clothing and home decor, e-courses and books to enrich your life - and more!