Preparing for Pakistan

Seven months into being back in the US and two months before we leave for Pakistan, there is a hum of activity as the return to life overseas ramps up. It is a testament to how many visa applications I've filled out that when it comes time to fill out the applications for Pakistan, I already... Continue Reading →

Tokyo is a tasty cream puff

"What surprised me most about Tokyo is that it is so calm," Our friend Mike tells us over cold beers and plates of steaming chicken fried and breaded, rolled into succulent skewers, and charcoal grilled. Smoke rises up out of the black iron skillet of charcoal chicken, a Japanese specialty and surprisingly delicious despite its deep black exterior.... Continue Reading →

Travel with me to Migraine City

I'm an aspiring travel writer and, most of the time, that means writing about fun and interesting places I get to live in and go to as a serial expat. But today I'm writing about a different kind of journey, a deeply personal, internal one. This is a post on migraines that I've been meaning... Continue Reading →

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