As a Sicilian olive farmer once told me, life is about finding balance. If you work 8 hours a day at something that you are truly passionate about and love, spend 8 hours a day doing things that you enjoy and are good for you, and get 8 hours of restful sleep,
I have been in Vietnam for six months today. FYI, that sentence makes me so happy! It, of course, feels half like I've been here for much longer than that and half like I've just arrived. Six months is a
Well, five months in to living in Vietnam, and I've been experiencing a few more downs than ups lately. I suppose you can say my "honeymoon phase" has started to fade. It's all a part of life in general, of course. There are bound to be issues and things that happen. It just seems like
After being in country for a few months, I feel like I'm starting to get my grip on life here! I remind myself often that I was not only just moving to a new place, I was moving here alone and without the support
The other day I was hanging out at a friend's house in Vietnam. We had just put her kids down for their afternoon naps and were talking. Being a freelancer who does not have a 9-5 job means I have the freedom to fill my days with coffee breaks with people or can grab random lunch dates or sit on a couch into the late
Danielle Desnoyers is a traveling freelance photographer with a focus on humanitarian, travel, and family photography. She currently splits her time between the United States and Vietnam with travels to other countries as well.