I wonder if this is it. Whether this is the moment I get robbed, or gang raped or murdered. So many people have warned me for so long, so many people fear for me as I go–even after all these years of going and returning unscathed. As someone who travels alone a lot, one comes to wonder whether it is a foregone conclusion that one–or all of these–at some point, are going to happen. … More My vagina is my greatest liability
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Prachuap Khiri Khan, or PKK, is located in the center of Thailand, along the long narrow strait next to Myanmar and the Bay of Thailand. I decided to visit this out-of-the-way fishing village because the beaches looked amazing, it was only 4 hours from Surat Thani (where my conference was located), and because Lonely Planet gave it the “sleepy village” designation in terms of a party-location. … More Prachuap Khiri Khan – Thailand
Long-term transformational travel can be physically, spiritually and emotionally exhausting. It can create massive, internal shifts. And just like any experience that depletes us, it’s important to take care of yourself so you can fully process the experience and engage in the transformation. … More Nurturing Yourself after Long-Term, Transformational Travel
I arrived in Barcelona at 6 a.m., when it was still dark, and that tender flesh of morning was just beginning to emerge as the scab from the night before slowly broke away. After 19 hours of travel by bus from Portugal, I wanted to freshen up before the two mile walk to my pension. … More 6 a.m. Walk from the Barcelona Train Station