It’s hard to be so far away from family. While I have consistently Skyped with my parents every Sunday for nearly three years, it’s just not the same as being able to pop over to the house I grew up in, plop down on our giant comfy sofa and indulge in one of my mama’s baking creations. … More rogers family vacation
Recently spent my second holiday season in Thailand. Last year was pretty tough for me, so I knew I wanted to do something big this time around. What started as just getting out of Bangkok to ride horses up north in Khao Yai developed into renting an amazing Airbnb with fifteen of my favorite Bangkok kids. … More christmas in khao yai
Recently took some friends up to Farm Mor Por/Mirasierra again for a little city break. I can’t get enough of the place. Being at Farm Mor Por reminds me of my riding days as a kid and Mirasierra is just really gorgeous. Bonus: there is always a steady flow of sangria, reminding me of my … More repeat offender
In case you are not aware, I grew up in Arizona. My desert upbringing familiarized me with various shapes and sizes of cacti, the different textures of each of the mountain ranges that completely encircled my hometown, and, as I often bemoaned, the color brown. Every flight I took, primarily in those angst-filled preteen years, I would … More a conversation about color
I hope you guys like horse pictures. These are all from Farm Mor Por and Mirasierra up in Khao Yai, my new favorite thing about my favorite place.
When I lived in the Netherlands, my mother made the journey to Breda, met my friends and experienced my daily European life. This year, she added Thailand to the list. Only this time, we rode motorbikes instead of bicycles, sipped tropical drinks on a river instead of shots of vodka from a water bottle, and walked through jungles instead of cobbled streets. … More mothership has landed
I met Hack at one of my favorite art galleries in Chinatown, Cho Why. His photos were being displayed during a presentation on Thailand wildlife, and I recognized Khao Yai in his photographs immediately. After the presentation, I spoke with the owner of the gallery, my friend Nick, and I was just gushing about Khao … More khao yai redux
Anyone who knows me is well aware of my obsession with hiking and trail running and all things outdoors. This may make my decision to live in the big city seem pretty silly, but Thailand is full of national parks so it’s not hard to catch a ride to a neighboring jungle. Khao Yai was … More i went to khao yai and all i got were these leech bites