Getting Dirty at the Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea


They come to wrestle, slide, swim and play in the mud. We watched people just sit in the mud with their plastic encased smart phones, they played soccer and sat for colored face and body painting. I went to see what the fuss was about and my son, bless his 19 year old heart, wanted to see a whole lot of girls in in muddy swimsuits… missions accomplished!!

What I Learned from Living in South Korea for 6 Years

Military spouse red leggings lean balcony

Living in South Korea for two years is a long time for an American ex-pat. What I Have Learned Living in South Korea could fill a book. It’s a little past our 1 year anniversary in Korea. Which means we have one more year to go. We have no idea where we are going next, […]

A Guide to Bangkok’s Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho Temple

The Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho Temple

Wat Pho is considered the first public university in Thailand, specialising in religion, science and literature. It is now more well-known as a centre for traditional massage and medicine. After a walk around the temple there is nothing quite like a relaxing foot or head and shoulder massage. If you’ve never tried a traditional Thai massage, Wat Pho is a great place for your first one.

8 Things to Do in Bangkok, Thailand for Couples

I’m surprised I liked Bangkok as much as I did. We did not get a massage every day like we planned. And we ate at a couple more restaurants than we usually do in Thailand. The vibe is the ‘same same’ but different. I usually don’t enjoy the hustle and bustle of the big city. But Bangkok is different. First of all it’s in Thailand, one of my favorite Asian countries.

Best in Asia: Dining at Gaggan Restaurant Bangkok, Thailand


I’m no foodie but I know when its good and trust me Gaggan Anand is a really good cook. He’s also really nice, funny, creative, he’s the owner and creator of the TOP RATED restaurant in Asia for the last two years. He’s trained with the world’s best, highly awarded and praised and through it all has remained pretty humble. I don’t know if I was in his shoes, whether I could make the same claim.