Border Town Blues

Dear Mae Sai you’ve been a hard pill to swallow. Downward gazes and inside jokes, farng, farang. Little pointing fingers followed by a wave of giggles as my floor-length dress with the slit down the side blows wild in the breeze, trying to contain my runaway drapery, maintain modesty in a border town where summer dresses don’t fly, you’re not in the islands anymore dear … Continue reading Border Town Blues

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A Brief Rundown of Resort Bars and Views on Koh Phangan

For those of you who plan to come to Koh Phangan, Thailand which, if you like yoga, island vibes, beautiful beaches and tropical weather, (and of course the popular full moon party, which I’ve yet to check out but sounds pretty hectic!) then I absolutely recommend experiencing at least once in your life– here is a list of some of the restaurants, beach bars and … Continue reading A Brief Rundown of Resort Bars and Views on Koh Phangan

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I Died & Went to Thai Dye Heaven

My friend Jaya took me to some of her favorite shopping spots in Thong Sala the other day and I don’t know what else to say other than I died and went to tie dye heaven! My favorite spot was Ban Fashion on Taladmai Rd. and the woman running the shop was so sweet and helpful. I took photos of some of what I got … Continue reading I Died & Went to Thai Dye Heaven

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Making Friends With Bugs and Other Animals

When I was younger I had tarantula and a snake and I loved them, I’d let them crawl all over me and I was never afraid. But as I’ve gotten older my bug phobia, specifically with spiders and cockroaches has grown exponentially. The other night I stumbled upon a massive spider in my bathroom, I was so paranoid that I avoided the bathroom for the … Continue reading Making Friends With Bugs and Other Animals

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Relaxing Into “Island Time”

….why would you want to live a life that was less than devotional art? For your own sake, for the sake of all beings, for God’s sake, wouldn’t you rather relax open as love’s offering than contract in stress and subjective confusion? Even if you were cooking dinner for yourself, alone in your house, why move as less than love’s open dance while offering your … Continue reading Relaxing Into “Island Time”

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30 Hours to Paradise

Well I made it to Koh Phangan, Thailand where it’s 15 hours ahead of California, and I’m definitely feeling the weirdness of not having really slept yet after having departed the U.S. on a Monday evening and arriving at my destination on a Wednesday afternoon– my body and mind feel a bit confused, but it is so jaw droppingly, pinch yourself and question if this … Continue reading 30 Hours to Paradise