The Fiercely Independent, Self-Respecting, Successful, Adventure-Loving Woman and the Partner She is On The Look Out For

The Elite Daily posted an article titled, “Untamable Women: Why Some Women Need Adventure, Not A Partner”.  After reading the article I had a combination of mixed feelings and ended up positing a reply* where I asked the author to re-frame the idea and tradition of marriage to fit the untamable women, and idealize a marriage or life…

Under Cambodia’s Spell

When I first moved to Cambodia all of the expats that I met talked fondly of Phnom Penh and Cambodia–so fondly in fact, that I was mistrusting. I remember thinking things like, “Wow, when was the last time you were in a developed country?” or “Really, I think you’re completely nuts, but sure I’ll go…

The Fu*k Cambodia Days Are Rough

When you decide to move somewhere new, there will be days that are harder than others. Getting acclimated takes a while and despite feeling like this new foreign land is your home there will be days when you are OVER IT. What is it? It is everything that makes a place a place- people, traffic,…

10 Things I have Learned while Teaching English in Cambodia

I have been living in Cambodia since September. For the first month I was participating in the Language Corps TESOL certification program located in the Stung Mean Chuy district of Phnom Penh. I started teaching in November and since have taught at 2 different schools. In order to make this list more comprehensive, I asked…