Playing Tour Guide on Koh Tao: Snorkeling, Songkran, and Sunsets

Snorkeling on Koh Tao
Confused on where we are? I’m taking this moment while my travels are grounded to care for my mom to catch up on my black hole of un-blogged content. Here, I’m covering my time in Thailand from March through May of 2017. My apologies for any confusion with the timeline, and thanks for sticking with me. Ask anyone […]

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Something Just Like This: Seeing Coldplay Live in Bangkok

Coldplay
Confused on where we are? I’m taking this moment while my travels are grounded to care for my mom to catch up on my black hole of un-blogged content. Here, I’m covering my time in Thailand from March through May of 2017. My apologies for any confusion with the timeline, and thanks for sticking with me. From the […]

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Diving Where Few Women Have Dived Before: Scuba Diving in the Dead Sea

Dead Sea Diving
“Diving where few men have dived before.” It was months before my trip to The Middle East, and I’d come across an article about scuba diving in the infamously lifeless Dead Sea. Where few men have dived before? What about the ladies!  In that moment, I became dead set on diving in the Dead Sea. I […]

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The Wanderland Dive Guide to the Florida Keys

Scuba Diving Guide to Miami and the Florida Keys
­This post is brought to you by PADI and The Florida Keys & Key West. As a scuba addict with a US passport, I recently noted an almost embarrassing omission from my dive log: the one, the only, Florida Keys. The 120-mile stretch of islands is home to the only living coral reef in the continental […]

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Learning to Code in Canggu: An Review of Institute of Code

Institute of Code
Confused on where we are? I’m taking this moment while my travels are grounded to care for my mom to catch up on my black hole of un-blogged content. Here, I’m digging back into my trip to Bali in March 2017 with a review of Institute of Code — which I know from your messages on social […]

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The Wanderland Guide to a Guilt-Free Black Friday

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which earn me a small commission on products and services I love, at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Alex in Wanderland! Okay, I admit it — I’ve never been a big Black Friday shopper. Malls drain me, crowds of shoppers overwhelm me, and I feel like […]

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My Bedouin Adventure: A Camel Diving Safari in Egypt

Ras Abu Galum
I’m a proud PADI AmbassaDiver + this post is brought to you by PADI. After three exotic weeks exploring Egypt (and alliterating, apparently), it was time for one final adventure: a camel diving safari to the remote Bedouin settlement of Ras Abu Galum. I know what you’re thinking. How the heck do you get a dive mask on […]

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