Meraki

  • Day 321
    As it turns out, there’s this thing called “budgeting” where you give yourself a set amount of money to spend in a day and when that money is gone you have to stop spending, which helps to make you much more aware of your spending habits and protects you from ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-16By erinbozarth
    3 days ago
  • Day 320
    As part of a track event, a group of us went to a Muay Thai gym this morning and learned the 10 basic moves, drilled them a lot, watched some sparring, and then practiced with the trainers and it was SO much fun and I knew in the moment that ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-16By erinbozarth
    3 days ago
  • Meraki in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Remote Year: October 2017
    Here's the video our program leader, Zoe Vos, put together for our first month in Asia. We spent October in KL.We ate so much food, most of it off the street. Related: we fell in love with the local city team: Nik, Rez, and Wan. We were right next to the ... read more
    Source: Taylor Fiscus – fiscus merakiPublished on 2017-11-15By Taylor Fiscus
    4 days ago
  • Day 319
    After a very productive and generally delightful weekend, I was happy to spend today relaxing on a bus back to Chiang Mai and having a pretty standard afternoon/evening of working from home. ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-14By erinbozarth
    5 days ago
  • Day 318
    I took a bus 3 hours northeast to Chiang Rai with a lovely gaggle of gals + saw my first Buddhist temples of Thailand (big fan), the “Black Houses” which are some combination of art + paganism (confusing but okay), and visited the best night bazaar I’ve been to all ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-14By erinbozarth
    5 days ago
  • Day 317
    I spent my whole day with three elephants and about nine other humans and watching these elephants learn how to be happy elephants after a past of abuse, torture, and fear made for THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE. ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-14By erinbozarth
    5 days ago
  • Day 316
    Following cheap pad see ew + ice cream with my first-ever Thai massage was a daring choice I made, but ultimately an excellent one. ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-14By erinbozarth
    5 days ago
  • Day 315
    The biggest risk of being in Thailand is knowing that mosquitos like to be around toilets so every trip to the bathroom becomes very stressful as you just pray that they don’t end up where they don’t belong. ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-09By erinbozarth
    1 week ago
  • Day 314
    We had a Remote Year event today where people from a couple different organizations came in and talked about the issue of people – especially young boys – being exploited for work + sex here in Chiang Mai, but also all over Southeast Asia. It shed a light on a ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-09By erinbozarth
    1 week ago
  • A WEEK IN NORTHERN VIETNAM
    Stunning natural beauty, teeming streets, fresh flavors, and a rich cultural history - a week in northern Vietnam is a complete sensory overload. From the chaos of crossing streets in Hanoi, to the peaceful moments watching a farmer tend to their rice fields in Sapa, to the soothing hum of a ... read more
    Source: Kalina Kheirolomoom – Hello KalinaPublished on 2017-11-09By VIETNAM
    1 week ago
  • Day 313
    All good things: sweating, getting around Hulu VPN rules, eggs + a delicious coconut sesame banana smoothie for linner, having a whole group of people to work with until 12am and walk home with you, oh and signing a lease! Hello again, 02143! ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-08By erinbozarth
    2 weeks ago
  • Day 312
    Different city, same gym + yogurt/granola bowl in the morning. ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-07By erinbozarth
    2 weeks ago
  • Day 311
    The good thing about Chiang Mai is that it’s much more walkable than KL, there are heaps of great coffee places, and it’s so much cheaper than any place we’ve been since Latin America. The bad thing about Chiang Mai is that durian still exists here. ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-06By erinbozarth
    2 weeks ago
  • Day 310
    We were welcomed to Chiang Mai by the huge Yi Peng lantern festival, which featured a never-ending parade and hundreds of lanterns peacefully floating into the air oftentimes going rogue and setting trees on fire, making for a totally….unforgettable foray into Thailand. ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-06By erinbozarth
    2 weeks ago
  • Day 309
    Life at the end of the month = buying more Starbucks tea than you want because you need the wifi code at the bottom of the receipt to get internet to order yourself an Uber + being forced to eat the “King of Fruits” before you leave the country and ... read more
    Source: Erin Bozarth – a sentence a day keeps the crazy at bayPublished on 2017-11-06By erinbozarth
    2 weeks ago