This is just a quick note to say a big thank you to my long time and new readers.
Thank you to fellow blogger Tiny Expats for nominating this blog for the Premio Dardos Award. [UPDATE: In April 2015, I was also nominated by the lovely Christiana of Lifestyle Counter. Her blog is pretty neat so go check it out, and tell her I sent you].
Thank you to blogger Jennifer Knowlton of The Loving Llama for putting me in the mix for the Versatile Blogger Award (VBA).
I’m Ailene Rhea and I have been a Sydneysider for nearly three decades. As cliche as it sounds, the travel bug bit me somewhere between losing my luggage en route to Hamilton Island (QLD, Australia), and getting completely lost in the old town of Nice (France). Although I have been to 33 countries and 100+ cities, I can only proudly say that I remember only half of them. While I always remind myself to write everything down in a journal, something always comes up and the next thing I know, I’ve completely forgotten the name of that nice old Bolivian lady who ran after me down the street to return the wallet I had accidentally left in her shop. I decided to start blogging again late last year as a way to remember my travels, hence the name rheacollections – a play on words that combines my name and a recollection of my travels. I kept my blog to myself for a while before making it public. Although it’s out there for the public to read, I still haven’t …