Month: August 2016

Krabi, Islands in Thailand and Runaway Widow Reflections

traveling widow healing adventure Rai Lay

Traveling widow healing adventure after the loss of spouse. two weeks in Thailand


Jungle Trekking at Night or my least favorite thing to do in the Thailand Rainforest

Jungle Trekking at night in Thailand’s Rainforest. Solo widow traveler discovers the joys of primitive and wet night hiking in Thailand.

Ko Samui and Ang Thong National Park

Ang Thong National Park Thailand

Tour of the Ang Thong National park with hiking, swimming, kayaking and lunch. Green lagoon and Ko Samui too.

More Fun in Chiang Mai and Bangkok

After our time playing with the elephants I was on a super high! We still had time in Chiang Mai and this group just keeps moving.  Some of us visited a really cool 3D art museum which brings taking photos of yourself to a…

Chiangmai Elephant Rescue Center – Celebrating my Wedding Anniversary

Traveling as a widow over 50 as a solo female can be a challenge and a way to heal after loss. Playing with elephants in Thailand is a joy.

Temples, Pagodas and a Cooking Class in Thailand

Ayutthaya Thailand

We woke early in Ayutthaya to visit 700 year old ruins of palaces and temples.  We walked around mainly brick and stucco structures and even saw a Buddha head entwined in some roots. One of the pagodas was hollow and had quite a few…

Solo Day in Bangkok

Traveling solo to Thailand to heal after the loss of my husband. Being a widow overcoming fear and loneliness with travel as therapy

I made it to Bangkok!

After flying across the world by myself I land in Bangkok, Thailand and treat myself to solo dining as a widow in a new country. Using wifi to blog feeling quite accomplished.

The night before the adventure

So I am in a hotel room next to JFK airport. I had mani pedi, took the Dog to the groomers and visited my acupuncturist to settle my nerves. I picked up my son after his 3 weeks traveling solo in Europe and we…

Why I started a blog?

Unexpected widow seeks travel and adventures to help in the healing process. Recalling fond memories of my spouse, and sharing challenges and adventures in the life of a young widow.

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