If my last post inspired you to travel, then yayy, I’m so glad you’re taking the leap of faith! If you are planning a trip to SE Asia specifically, then I’ve got some tips so that you don’t feel completely blindsided, like I was, when you get there. Some of this you can find on…… Continue reading Tips for Surviving SE Asia
I’ve been mulling over my trip for almost one month now, talking about all of my favorite (and not-so-favorite) memories to anyone and everyone who will listen. Plus, I wanted ample time to be able to reflect on such a massive undertaking. It’s hard to wrap my head around the fact that I’m sitting on…… Continue reading What 3 months of solo backpacking taught me
Goodbye 2016. As each year comes to an end, we reflect on the past year and make resolutions for the new year ahead. It’s a chance to wipe the slate clean and start fresh, if you will. Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of negativity as it relates to the summation of this past year -…… Continue reading Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017.
Sabaidee from Laos! I flew into Luang Prabang from Hanoi and spent a wonderful 6 nights here. If I had to sum up Luang Prabang in one picture, it would be this: Laos, more specifically Luang Prabang, feels like a completely different world from the hustle and bustle of some larger Vietamese cities. And I…… Continue reading Luang Prabang
I have one word to describe Sa Pa: remarkable. I had high expectations for Sa Pa since all the other travelers I spoke to had nothing but good things to say about this mountainous city with its breathtaking views and tribal peoples. Wow, were they right. As all my travel stories begin, two New Yorkers…… Continue reading Sa Pa
Before I begin this post, I wanted to thank my boyfriend, Trevor, for taking the time to do some work on my blog. If you click the menu at the top, you’ll now see a drop-down list where you can find my posts by category. Hopefully this makes it a little bit easier to follow…… Continue reading Ninh Binh and Hanoi
Hey all, Quick update: I’m writing you from a coffee shop in Ninh Binh, Vietnam where I’ve been plagued with a nasty cold and some form of a stomach bug. Last night I took the sleeper bus from Phong Nha, which is about 400 km south of Ninh Binh. The bus was nightmarish and once…… Continue reading Phong Nha