Surround yourself with people who get it!

The past few days I have been waking up unmotivated. I don´t want to do anything in particular, I haven´t wanted to meet anyone, I have been wandering around each day in a daze feeling lost. I know these feelings happen to people as life becomes mundane. However, the catch is that I am travelling.... Continue Reading →

My Nica Life…otro vez 

In June last year I had no idea what I was doing it where I was going. No commitments, enough money to go where I wanted (awful problem I know). However I still couldn't figure it out. Then all of a sudden Facebook reminded me that exactly a year earlier I had left Nicaragua. Oh... Continue Reading →

When friends become family

It´s funny how it happens. In the blink of an eye. Without you even noticing. You meet someone, exchange pleasantries and don't give much thought to it. Even when they made a good impression, you don´t expect the outcome, you don´t even think about it. You start to see that person more regularly, once or... Continue Reading →

The Kindness of Strangers

After meeting many wonderful local people in Laos and Indonesia I was inspired to make a concious effort to surround myself with as many locals as possible. I did this by couchsurfing, hitchhiking, taking local transport and interacting with locals in bars and resturants. The months of May and June took me to new parts... Continue Reading →

The People You Meet in Indonesia 

I spent a month galavanting around Indonesia with two of my closes friends. Ross, Darcy and I met working in Nicaragua and when Ross said he would be in Indonesia in May. Darcy and I took it as an invitation to join him & explore this vast archipelago. Long storey short. Darcy and I flew... Continue Reading →

New Years in April

I stepped off the bus and began to walk the streets of Savannakhet when SPLASH! I was soaked from head to toe. A local family ran towards me with a hose and buckets of water yelling SOK DEE PI MAI! It was April 14 and the first day of Lao New Year. The buckets of... Continue Reading →

Chasin’ Waterfalls 

All work and no play makes Ashlee a dull girl. Luckily within a few hours drive of Pakse there are many adventures to be had!  Bolaven Plateau  About 40km from Pakse you start to climb in altitude as you've hit the wonderful plateau which is the home of coffee, waterfalls and cooler weather! Most people... Continue Reading →

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