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The Pros and Cons of Airbnb


While house-sitting is our favorite option for accommodation while traveling (and working), Airbnb is our next top choice. I will go over some of the pros and cons of using Airbnb but please note that this list is based mostly off of our personal experiences, all of which took place in Asia. 3,671 more words

My Travel Side Kick - The Backpack

I have been on the look out for a travel backpack that wouldn’t weigh me down and that keeps me organized while on the go. I was so sick of being that person at the airport who had to search through their bag to find my passport, liquids bag and basically everything that’s required while flying! 283 more words


What in the World is Lala Doing Anyway?

So I am sure some of you, while loving the adventures and enjoying all the photos and stories from Facebook and Instagram, are wondering “What in the world is this woman doing anyway?” 1,821 more words


Gotta Start Somewhere!

We all find ways to rationalize and justify our past. The little ways we chip away who we don’t want to be anymore and the traits we embrace. 411 more words


My First Big Adventure

Welcome to The Wayfaring Brunette!

My name is Marissa, and this is the beginning of the newest chapter in my world. For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to experience the world and all of it’s splendor, to immerse myself in a new country and a new culture, and to be in the moment in my new surroundings. 529 more words

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Vulnerable spot

Yet another “failed” spitpaint picture. If you haven’t heard of it, Spit Paint is a daily art contest facebook group. The admins give several themes to choose from for the day and the object is to complete an artwork in any medium with that theme. 97 more words

Open Art Life

Can digital nomading be an option for baby boomers?

When you hear the words digital nomad, you think of a young fellow who is traveling the world with a backpack, working on the road. But what about the elder nomad? 591 more words