Chantae Was Here Blog


How To Pack for a Multi-Destination Adventure Trip

You know my ongoing obsession with minimalism and travel? Well, I’m about to blow that entire concept to smithereens in this packing list post. Maybe some of you can master the art of packing lightly for multiple destinations much better than I can, but this is...


First Impressions of Timor-Leste (East Timor)

A few months ago, I went on a spontaneous (and hectic) trip to Timor-Leste with a couple of my friends. Truth be told, I probably couldn’t point it out on a blank map and knew nothing of its complex history before my visit. It ended up...


Sex and Surfing in the Land of 1000 Mosques

In the stillness of the morning, just before sunrise, mosques blare the call to prayer from loudspeakers. As daylight emerges, the voice of the imam is muffled between the revving of motorbike engines and crowing roosters. The reggae bar finally shuts down for the day. Surf...