My Writing Process: A Blog Hop

“Writing process” is such a loaded term. It conjures up the many recipes for rhetorical success that writing instructors and other educators shove down students’ throats. I’ve done it to students myself, knowing full well that while enumerated writing processes are based on proven methods, there’s far more art than science when it comes to crafting good rhetoric, even for a technician like me. And no recipe can replace the easy magic that comes with practice, practice, practice.

Disney World: Visiting the Happiest Place on Earth Without Losing Your Mind

If you haven’t been to Walt Disney World for a while, you may be surprised by the experience. New technologies and packages are making a trip to Fantasyland more bearable for exhausted parents. Here are some sure-fire ways to make the most of the trip for everyone.

The Hidden Costs of Budget Travel

Everyone knows that travelling in Southeast Asia is cheap. But, budget backpacking in the region is such a cliché that it has become far too easy for bloggers to oversell the point.

My Dirtiest Day in Thailand

Or, Our “Rumble in the Jungle,” Khanom Style*

So I had my first motorcycle accident last Sunday. It happened in slow motion. Literally. Just like my first and only car accident.**

3 Travel App Hacks

You don’t need a specialized travel app to make great use of your smartphone while travelling. Here are a few tips for taking advantage of that crazy-expensive device that’s always within arm’s reach.