Bangkok & Chang Mai 2.26.17

It is time to share a travel secret. The truth: most days during this Year of Sarah Joy begin around noon and include a maximum of 4 to 6 hours of sight seeing. Leaving the hostel before 8:00am is a rarity. My slower pace is a comical contrast to my life before travel. My morning routine as a traveler is one example…

Hampi 1.5.17

The word diverse is not big enough to describe the differences in this country. From language, weather, customs, religion and food to income, education, and government services, the variations between people, states and regions are large. From Mumbai (formerly Bombay) onward, regions known as the western and southern areas of India, I feel more comfortable…