Tag: expats

Mythology and story, new cultures and finding just the right way to describe what it feels like to watch a new day begin as the the sun warms the streets of an unknown city…these are the things I usually think about when writing new posts. How can I transport other people into a new place? […]
Everything I’ve been telling you is true, it’s cheap! I’ve paid rent in both Orlando and Los Angeles, and my Thailand costs have averaged at least one third of my previous living expenses. Part of why I moved to Chiang Mai was because I had this suspicion that I could maintain a fun and full […]
I wrote this post two weeks ago as I was sitting on the airplane on my way to China and feel like it’s a great way to kick off the coming posts about my whirlwind travels through Beijing, Yangshou, and Shanghai. Groggy from the rude awakening blaring out of my alarm clock at 4:30am it […]
A routine forms when you hunker down in one place, when you pick a spot and decide “hey, I’m going to live here; not just travel through, but live here.” Is it safe to admit I thought the routine and normalcy would still elude me? Coming to Chiang Mai was the next leg in my […]
If you’re a faithful reader here at A Little Adrift then you very well could think that I am still hunkered down in Guatemala practicing my Spanish…that’s not precisely true! I left Central America about a month ago to take place in a wedding and a travel blogging conference (not at the same time) but […]
The chicken bus bumped to a stop in front of the Valhalla Macadamia Nut Farm and I got my first glimpse of the expat lifestyle for Emily and Lorenzo, an expat couple that have created an entire non-profit movement in the region toward sustainable farming. The farm is about 15 minutes outside Antigua and fully […]

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