Dedicated to sharing the beautiful, frustrating, and oftentimes awkward cross-cultural experiences of life as an expat.

THIS IS WHY I TRAVEL

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A black and white business card on a table in Yangon, Myanmar.

It was bound to happen. I sat alone in a seating area with room for at least six people. Certainly someone would sit next to me at some point. It’s common for the Peacock Lounge to fill with guests from the hotel.

"ONE OF THOSE DAYS" IN MYANMAR

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A foreign mailbox in Yangon, Myanmar

I recently taught one of my private English students the meaning of the expression “one of those days”. We talked about our “days”, and just ended up laughing at the ridiculousness that is life in Yangon. Everyday feels like ‘one of those days’ in Myanmar. I love it.

VIDEO: WHY YOU SHOULD TEACH ENGLISH IN MYANMAR

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INTENTIONALLY LIVING

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A letter returned to sender in Yangon, Myanmar.

It was on my “to do list” for months. Send a card and the photo to Julie. Months I neglected it for other, seemingly more important tasks.

VIDEO: TRAIN TRAVEL IN MYANMAR

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