Tag: Ko Lanta

6 years later: A return to Lanta Animal Welfare

It’s well documented that I’m obsessed with my Thai dog, Lady, whom I adopted from Lanta Animal Welfare (LAW) while volunteering there in 2013. When Terra and I decided to head back to Thailand for our honeymoon, visiting LAW was a must-do, non-negotiable on my list. While I’d joked with friends and family about bringing …

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Awkward and Accident-Prone in Asia

This sign pretty much sums up my life during the past month. While I had a gentleman visiting from back home, I managed to make a complete and total klutz out of myself. He has now returned to San Francisco, but my injured legs, arms, ribs, and ego remain here in Thailand. I’ll spare you …

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Photo Focus – Woman’s Best Friend

This week’s photo focus comes from Koh Lanta, Thailand where I was recently reunited with my adopted street dog Lady. In just three weeks we will board a plane together en route to San Francisco. Until then, we are enjoying all of the sunset beach walks that we can, with plenty of breaks to chase …

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The Top 5 Series: Best Sunsets Around the Globe

It’s been several months since I posted a Top 5 list but by-golly we’re getting back to it! As my time in Southeast Asia begins to wind down (two more months!), I’ve begun to reflect on the “best of” my travels thus far. I now present to you my TOP 5 ABSOLUTE BEST SUNSETS that …

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Looking For Love Online: My Search for the Best Thai Dog

Online dating has gone mainstream. I’ve dabbled—at one point I would have even said “successfully”— but that is neither here nor there. At this point we all know the gist, even if you haven’t personally taken the plunge. You post a few photos, try your best to encompass your awesomeness into three paragraphs or less, …

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Volunteering at Lanta Animal Welfare

Those who know me well, or rather, those who have spent at least five minutes with me, know that I am a huge animal freak. Yes, freak. I once tried to bring my cat to a bar to introduce her to my coworkers. I orchestrated an international dog-napping and hung out with a puma every …

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