Photo of Amsterdam, taken at the end of November!
My photos are all in one place. I have a strong internet connection. I’m unemployed. I have a home.
It’s the perfect time to start recording my travel memories.
However, I’m going to make these [...]
I am so very behind in telling all of you where I am. Honestly, blogging has turned into a lower priority on this marathon of travel, with moments of wifi reserved for writing my column or researching hostels and activities to do around the world. Right now, I should be figuring out what to do [...]
So I’m in Beijing, behind the Great Firewall, so I can’t get to Facebook or Twitter despite my illicit VPN, which is its own kind of torture. We haven’t been here 24 hours and the adventures in miscommunication have been unreal.
Our flight landed at 1 am. Our plane was nearly empty, but the flight [...]
Earlier today while stuck in a whirlpool 1000 spreadsheets and 100 postcards, we got a knock on the door. The knock was a good thing in that it meant I probably hadn’t imagined a previous knock shortly after alighting from the shower when Andy was in Bangkok picking up our Russian visas. Sanity is precious, [...]
Our scooter landlord came and picked up scooty puff yesterday, and I am mourning her loss. Thanks for all the sweet rides, scooty puff. When it rains hard, we lose internet access and sewage bubbles up the pipes, so basically life isn’t worth living right now. I wore a pair of [...]
[Warning: This post is going to contain every picture of a toilet I've ever Instagrammed in Thailand and lots of text on the subject, too.]
On a recent train between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, a drunken Dutchman screamed, “Use the one on the right!” at me as I sashayed between the [...]
First, I have a travel column in Vagabundo Magazine. It’s called From the Dining Car with Susan Sharp. My first column published this morning and it’s all about everyone’s favorite subject: me! Read it here. Future columns will delve into discovering a new [...]
I’ve only got one month left to Splendor in the Lemongrass, though I said I’d be here a year. You see, I took a career break to live in Thailand. Most of my life and travel in Southeast Asia has been financed off of my [...]
I know! I’m still talking about the robbery. I have other things to write about, I swear, but they involve things like processing photos and, like, work. So for now, lists will have to do.
Things I Imagined Doing to the Myanmar Bros Who Stole Our Money Pointing menacingly with my umbrella tip and giving [...]
A bus in Yangon that I did not ride.
Eight days is a very small amount of time to spend in Myanmar, but a very long time to spend in Yangon.
Even in the best of conditions, travel in Myanmar is a notoriously uncomfortable affair, with rainy season heightening [...]
Hi! I'm Susan, and this is my travel journal. You can read more about me here.
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