The Top 10 of 2012

by Alana Morgan
( December 17th, 2012 )

I can’t believe it’s almost the end of 2012 (or the end of the world depending on what you like to believe) and that I’ve been away from home for a year and a half.  I’ve been trying to think of some clever way to look back on the past 18 months, but so much has happened and changed that my mind just starts to do circles and I come up with nothing.  While I continue to try and figure that out, here’s a look at some of my favorite posts about travel and living abroad here on Wanderlust and Lipstick this year.

Flying into Bangkok

3 Reasons Why Americans Don’t Travel – Take a look through the comments and see if any stand out to you…like the one that goes against all my reasons and shows that Americans might just be as self-centered, self-important and uninterested in visiting other countries as the stereotype.  Great.  Thanks buddy.

The People You Meet – Aside from maybe college, never before have I met so many different people constantly.  And now one of them is even dating me.

13 Lessons I Should Know by Now – In Travel and Life – There’s some good tips in here…I should listen to them…

Confessions of a High School English Teacher Part I & Part II – Because there were too many crazy things.

Should I stay or Should I Go Now – Well I obviously I answered this question.

Where I’m At – Clearly there’s a theme of me changing plans, jobs, schedules, focus…

Working in a Foreign Country – Basically, make sure you have a lot of patience.

This week: Where I get sick and eat some blood – Who doesn’t want to eat congealed blood when they’re battling a cold?

Thailand:  The Year in Numbers – From fevers, to milk tea, to motorbike accidents…here’s how my first year living in Thailand stacked up.

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