Backpacking and Beyond · Myanmar Magic · Pretty Places · Travel Listicle · World Lust

Myanmar Travel, Tips, And Truths

Myanmar, of all Southeast Asian countries, is the least basic of them all. Having only been open for tourism for several years, this beautiful country nestled between Thailand and India remains to be one of the very few untouched and lesser known places to visit in the region. Everyone who’s been there raves about it,… Continue reading Myanmar Travel, Tips, And Truths

Backpacking and Beyond · Thoughts · Vicariously in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, I’m Just Not That Into You

The first time I traveled to Vietnam, I chose Hanoi. It was meant to be a short trip, and because Halong Bay is in my Vietnam bucket list, Hanoi was the winner. It didn’t disappoint and I fell in love pretty quickly. The food, the people, the culture…it was all an instant connection I had… Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City, I’m Just Not That Into You

Backpacking and Beyond · Stuff I Love

The Answer To Traveling Lighter Is Here: Anywhere Apparel + A GIVEAWAY! 

Tale as old as time, the struggle of packing is a classic travel dilemma. Trying to fit everything you need in one suitcase or backpack is already stressful enough, but picking out what to actually bring is often overlooked as the real challenging part. It doesn’t take a seasoned traveler to be a wise packer, of… Continue reading The Answer To Traveling Lighter Is Here: Anywhere Apparel + A GIVEAWAY! 

Backpacking and Beyond · Into Indonesia · Travel Listicle

5 Reasons Why Semarang, Indonesia Is A Perfect Offbeat Destination 

This post contains affiliate links. Bali. Lombok. Yogyakarta. Maybe even Jakarta. Those are the places most people think of when envisioning a trip to Indonesia. But being an archipelago consisting of over 17,000 islands, Indonesia has so much more unspoiled beauty that you don’t really see in most travelers’ bucket lists. It’s a shame, really, because for… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Semarang, Indonesia Is A Perfect Offbeat Destination 

Adrenaline & Adventure · Heights & Hiking · Islands and Isolation · Pretty Places · Travel Tales · Vicariously in Vietnam · World Lust

Is Halong Bay Even Worth It?

As I awoke with the sound of the airconditioning turning off, I didn’t had to remind myself where I was. I can still feel subtle rocking, though very mildly, it was very clear that I was on a boat. Quickly, the excitement came over me as I scooted my body up reaching for the window.… Continue reading Is Halong Bay Even Worth It?

Female Travel Hack · Inspirational Corner · Thoughts

Travel Taught Me How To Go Makeupless

Spending my childhood in the Philippines, makeup wasn’t really something that was deemed necessary. I grew up with four aunts of different ages, but as most women were back then, they were all about simplicity. Makeup is for special occasions only, like weddings or prom. So when I moved to the states and sooner than… Continue reading Travel Taught Me How To Go Makeupless