Updated: 07/27/2018 | July 27th, 2018 Hong Kong. Its name inspires visions of a chaotic, jam packed city with soaring skyscrapers, thick smog, endless noodle stands, big finance, and wild nights out. It’s one of my top five favorite cities in the world, and I relish any chance to visit. The fast pace creates a […]
A lot of people don’t get the best impression of Bangkok, but it’s a city worth seeing! Once you get off the beaten path, away from the tourists, and into the local pace of life, you will discover that Bangkok has a ton to offer! Here’s my advice on how to spend 4 days there that will leave you coming back for more!
The political trouble in Thailand has brought the country into the news a lot lately. Because of the trouble, tourists are fleeing the country and not coming back, despite all the great reasons to visit Thailand. In this post, I share 7 things to do in Thailand that give you plenty of reason to still visit.
Updated: 7/5/2018 | July 5th, 2018 For years, I put off traveling to Japan because I was afraid of how expensive it would be. The rumors I’d heard about the country’s high prices made me hesitant to go. I’ve always loved Japanese culture, and I knew any visit would involve gorging on sushi and ramen, […]
Updated: 07/04/2018 | July 4th, 2018 In the crowded streets of Hong Kong, one always finds street vendors serving delicious noodles, roasted ducks hanging in the windows of restaurants, fish tanks full of tonight’s dinner, and trendy eateries next to decades-old dim sum establishments. Smells of rice, fried chicken, and noodles fill the air as you move […]
While in Vietnam, I decided to join some new friends on a long-distance biking trip. Unfortunately, things didn’t go quite as planned.
The Philippines is one of the most incredible budget travel destinations, due to its perfect white-sand beaches, enchanting seas, mesmerizing sunsets, friendly locals, and relaxed, tropical vibes. Guest poster Will Hatton tells us how to visit the Philippines on a budget!
Taipei 101, the tallest building in the world, is a sight to behold. I visited the building on my very last day of living in Taiwan, and it was majestic. I was even more taken aback than when I saw the Sydney Opera House. Here’s how my visit went.
Updated: 4/10/2018 | April 10th, 2018 Most tourists in Bali only ever seem to go to Kuta Beach. I’ve been amazed at the crowds in Kuta and equally amazed at how few crowds there have been elsewhere. With so many great places to see on Bali, you’d expect some people to venture off Kuta. Few […]
Updated: 04/01/2018 | April 1st, 2018 Khao Yai National Park is located about 2.5 hours north of Bangkok and is one of Thailand’s best national parks. Established in 1962, it was Thailand’s first national park and is now even a UNESCO World Heritage site. I’d always heard great things about the park while I lived […]
Have you ever found yourself falling completely in love with an unexpected destination? A spontaneous trip to Ko Lipe, Thailand, ended up being one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here’s how a quick visit to see a friend turned into a month-long journey of pure bliss.
Updated: 03/05/2018 | March 5th, 2018 “Where are the lanterns?” I asked. “These are the lanterns,” my friend said, pointing at the lit-up parade floats that littered the park. “Huh? These are parade floats.” “No, they are lanterns.” Clearly, he and I had different opinions as to what lanterns are. Or maybe it was my […]