I had about an 8 or 10 hour layover in Addis Ababa.  I didn’t realize it at the time, but due to the long layover I was eligible to get a hotel voucher. But I didn’t know this so I went ahead and booked a hotel before I flew out. Then when I got there […]


Thailand is one of the top destinations for first time travelers, solo female travelers and digital nomads, and I wish I had spent more time there. I didn’t go to beaches and I am a bit upset I didn’t. (But there is always next time!) I spent all of my time in Bangkok, but I […]

OCD, Creativity & Demons

A million thoughts run through our heads a day. Some positive, some mundane, some bizarre, some interesting, some downright deplorable and horrific. I have a few theories on OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and its causes. Be forewarned, as with the rest of my writing, you may vehemently dislike or find it off-putting and/or absurd. But […]


Part of the reason why I went to Vietnam was the fact that I found a super cheap flight, and one that just so happened to have a short layover in Japan. This was basically an open-ended trip with the only obligatory destination being in India in a couple weeks. But instead of just heading […]