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Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

I’ve been meaning to write about Hanoi for three years now, since I started my blog in 2015. It’s been sitting in my drafts, entitled “Hanoi, I Love You”, but months, years, have gone by, and I struggled to find the words to put together to eloquently describe why I felt the way I did… Continue reading Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

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

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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?

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The Mekong Delta, Snake Wine, and I

Fact: The Mekong River flows through six different countries in Asia–China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. It’s only the 12th longest river in the world and the 7th in Asia, yet it is considered as the region’s lifeblood and a major source of livelihood since the early civilization. If Mekong Delta could speak, it would… Continue reading The Mekong Delta, Snake Wine, and I

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Learn How To Master Your Instincts As A Traveler

   You ever had that experience when you got that weird feeling that your boyfriend was probably doing a little foul play behind your back? And although he made you feel like a little psycho and even had you questioning your own sanity, you ended up being right about it all along. Or what about… Continue reading Learn How To Master Your Instincts As A Traveler

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The Art Of Taking Pictures Of Yourself When Traveling Alone 

Fact: Majority of the questions I receive since I started my blog is about how I manage to take my pictures. Because let’s be real, no one is ever too cool for a good picture of yourself during your travels. I’m not a fan of selfies because they never really justify the places I visit… Continue reading The Art Of Taking Pictures Of Yourself When Traveling Alone 

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How To Spend Valentines Day Alone: A Date With The City

I don’t consider myself a hopeless romantic. I mean, I can’t even say “make love” without cringing. I love tragic love stories more than the happily ever after cliches. And throughout the years, I’ve learned that love goes way beyond beautiful words and thoughtful surprises. But despite all that, I’ve always enjoyed the idea of… Continue reading How To Spend Valentines Day Alone: A Date With The City