Travel

  • Winter in Romania | A Photo Journal

    Some people like to claim that the world has already been discovered; that there’s nowhere left for the rogue adventurer. Personally, I have so many places left to see and so while I can’t validate or discredit this statement, I can say that it surely doesn’t feel that way in Romania.

    Romania has long been an off-the-map […]

  • Secrets Abroad: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Thailand

    Secrets Abroad is an ongoing series that explores the hidden sides of cultures from around the world. Check out previous editions here.

    I recently spent two weeks traveling around Thailand, talking with the locals and learning bits here and there about the local culture. Here are the top 10 interesting things I discovered.

    1. Hapas are all-the-rage […]

  • 7 Times when the People of Myanmar Stole My Heart

    Myanmar is known for having some of Asia’s kindest, most welcoming people. As a country that only recently ventured opened its doors to international attention, its people are infinitely curious about the growing number of visitors it increasingly receives every year. You never have to look far for a smile or a genuine interaction. Here […]

  • Monthly Round-Up: October Travel Diary

    Four months have come and gone and we’re officially a third of the way through our trip! (*insert gasping emoji*) Shit’s crazy.

    We landed in Vietnam square on the 1st of October and stayed in the country for nearly the entire month. To be honest, I was a little hesitant of visiting at first. Vietnam was […]

  • A Practical Guide to Sapa, Vietnam

    If there was one thing I kept reading over and over again during my research for Vietnam, it was, “Don’t miss Sapa!”

    Honestly, I had no idea what Sapa looked like or why it was so special before planning our trip. And although a quick Google search showed me some nice rice terraces and wooden houses, […]

  • Monthly Round-Up: September Travel Diary

    September was another month of crazy highs and disappointing lows. We started off flying out from Shanghai to the capital of the Sichuan province, Chengdu. This was a pretty big turning point in how I viewed China; while I never hated the place like many people do, I also didn’t expect the locals to be […]

  • Street Stalls & Waterfalls: Two Weeks in Taiwan

    After a solid month of traveling around Mainland China and Hong Kong, it was time for the last stop on our China-and-its-maybe-territories tour: the humble island of Taiwan!

    Taiwan, like Hong Kong, has been visited and positively reviewed by many of the people I know back home. Wandering around its famous night markets was something that […]