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So, We’re Halfway There: Reflections On Six Months Of Remote Year

July 30, 2017

My mom and I have a running joke that I left New York to join a cult. “If they offer you any Kool-Aid, don’t take it,” she told me shortly after I arrived in KL in February. I laughed her

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FYI: These Are The Best Facial Wipes For Traveling

July 24, 2017

I have a love/hate relationship with facial wipes. I once had to replace my entire skincare routine solely with Neutrogena Makeup Removing Towelettes because Zendaya told me to, and my face broke out for two weeks after the fact.  When it

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8 Reasons Why Belgrade Is My New Favorite Place To Live

July 24, 2017

When I told people I was going to be living in Serbia for the month of June, their reactions were either: “Isn’t it really, really dangerous there?” (nope, that’s Syria) “Isn’t it really, really cold there?” (nope, that’s Siberia)  Admittedly, I didn’t

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True Life: Leaving New York For The Second Time Was Even Harder Than The First

July 13, 2017

When the New York City skyline came into sight for the first time, 5 months after I’d moved away, I started crying. I was mid-way through applying eyeliner in the rearview mirror because I was late to a “Welcome Home”

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Travel Tips

How To Not Feel Like Total Crap After A Long Flight

July 11, 2017

After five months of doing it full time, I’ve pretty much got this whole travel thing down to an art. And while the destinations thus far have been incredible, the flight journeys have been… long. I’ve been on 40 (!)

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Beauty Thailand

I Tried A Sensory Deprivation Tank And It Really Stressed Me Out

June 25, 2017

As amazing as the last few months of travel have been, they haven’t exactly been “easy.” I’ve been stressed AF and not sleeping, and just can’t seem to calm down for long enough to figure my life out. So, when

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#MyTravelDiary Cambodia

I Won “Asia Bingo” And It Turned Me Into A Different Person

June 21, 2017

My last week staying in Kuala Lumpur,  there was a gecko living in my room. I found him in my closet one night after I’d gotten out of the shower, started to scream (and yeah, ok, cry a little bit)

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#MyTravelDiary Croatia Europe

What Solo Travel Is Really Like (Spoiler Alert: It’s Lonely.)

June 20, 2017

Typically, I’m one of those people who hates being alone with their thoughts. But traveling nonstop with 60+ people and living with another human being means that there is no solo time, ever, and five months of it has made me crave

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Asia Travel Tips

20 Tips For Traveling Through Asia, From Someone Who Lived There

June 16, 2017

I survived four months living in Asia. Actually, “survived” is really the wrong word, because I absolutely loved the time I spent there. Going into it, though, I was terrified. I knew that it was going to be a big time culture

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Cambodia City Guides

48 Hours Feeling #Blessed in Siem Reap

June 15, 2017

As far as “things to see before you die,” Angkor Wat has gotta be at the top of the list. The temple complex is located in the city of Siem Reap (for some reason, people get really confused about which

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