One Month Later: A Long-Awaited Update on Thailand

A photo-filled recap of my first week in Southeast Asia, prominently featuring the beautiful Thailand!

In Response to the Corporate Mentality

Believe me: happiness doesn’t grow in a cubicle. So here I am, spewing some vitriol about the state of the world, because we all have a responsibility to encourage each other to be the best we can be, and to deny corporations the opportunity to scare us into compliant capitalism.

Even More Thoughts on Driving

Who knew driving in India was such a hot topic? Actually, everyone knows this. And if you don’t know this, you should definitely check out this post, as well as its brother, Some More Thoughts on Driving.

Some More Thoughts on Driving

Driving in India is a particularly interesting brand of logic. If you do not know this already, it would be prudent to read this post, as well as its brother, Even More Thoughts on Driving. They very well might save your life.

An ABCD’s Alphabet Guide to India (Part 1)

The first edition to An ABCD’s Alphabet Guide to India includes thoughts on: American/Indian Culture Shocks, Brothers/Sisters/Cousins, Chana Masala and Other Indian Food, and Driving and the Sheer Miracle that Allows Us To Live To See Another Day. E is for Enjoy, and check in soon for the rest of the alphabet!

Some Tips on Surviving and Thriving in India

Greetings from India, where everything’s happening, all of the time! Those completely unaware of how crazy Indian culture is (and even those who are), read this. It won’t tell you whether you should go or not, but it’ll clue you into one thing: India is 100% insane, good and bad.

Solo Travel in a Dangerous World

Safety is a complicated issue, and gets evermore so when you’re a solo female traveling through your Motherland, especially if you can’t speak your mothertongue. ABCD in India: #firstworldproblems or legitimate concern?

Typical: Vidya Freaks Out Around Trains, Part 2

Now, this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, to tell you how I got away with not having a train ticket on a trip from France to Italy.

Quitters: January 2 is Your Day!

New Year’s Resolutions always break. But that doesn’t mean we should stop making them.

New Years, Old Years, Dark Years, Gold Years

2012 passed in the blink of an eye. Time flew like a feather in the wind! What happened in 2012; what do I have to look forward to in 2013? Here’s where I try to figure it out.

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