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#MyTravelDiary Myanmar

#MyTravelDiary: Seeing The Sunset In Bagan Isn’t Just About The Instagram Photo

March 29, 2017

When I landed at the Bagan airport on the morning of my one day in the ancient city, there was only one thing on my mind: Seeing the sunset. I have been staring at a photo of the setting Southeast

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City Guides Myanmar

24 Hours And Infinity Buddhas in Yangon

March 28, 2017

I have to admit — when my mom suggested spending the last five days of her Southeast Asia trip in Myanmar, I didn’t really get it. TBH,  The only things I knew about the country, formerly known as “Burma,” was

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Myanmar

7 Actually Important Things You Need To Know Before Going To Myanmar

March 26, 2017

Myanmar is cool AF. It may not be as popular as Thailand or Vietnam (or Cambodia or Singapore or Hong Kong or… You get the picture), but as someone who’s done her fair share of bopping around South East Asia, I

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Culture Vietnam

How To Eat Pho Like A Pro

March 25, 2017

I’ve been eating Pho since junior year of college, when someone told me it was the absolute best way to cure a hangover. Between the salt in the broth and the carbs in the noodles, it really does work (trust

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Culture Myanmar

Culture Shock: Understanding “Betel Leaves,” AKA Asian Chewing Tobacco

March 25, 2017

A gross, little-known fact about me: I’ve tried chewing tobacco. I was a junior in college, and was in the process of pledging a “Business fraternity.” It was the last night of pledging (otherwise known as “retreat,” otherwise known as

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#MyTravelDiary: I Was A Celebrity In Ha Long Bay, And It Was Pretty Much The Best Thing Ever.

March 18, 2017

I’ve always dreamed of being famous. When I look at Kim Kardashian’s 97.5 million Instagram followers, I get a bizarre pang of jealousy feeling like it should have been me — My mom is exactly like Kris Jenner, and I’m

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Culture Vietnam

Culture Shock: “Uber Motorcycle” Is A Thing

March 17, 2017

When I first heard someone say “I’ll just grab an Uber Moto home from the bar,” I thought it was a joke. But when I logged into my Uber app and saw a motorcycle icon sitting next to the “Uber

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City Guides Vietnam

36 Hours And $5 Dresses In Hoi An

March 17, 2017

Vietnam has a lot of cool destinations (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Ha Long Bay were the other three that I had the chance to experience) but my personal favorite was a tiny historical town outside of Denang called “Hoi An.” Back

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Beauty New Zealand

3 Ways You Can Add Manuka Honey, New Zealand’s DL Miracle Ingredient, To Your Beauty Routine

March 16, 2017

My fascination with the New Zealand started way back in 2002 during my all-girls sleepaway camp days. All of the hot male counselors at Camp Mataponi came from New Zealand, and We all thought it was freaking adorable that they

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Beauty Vietnam

Do Slimming Treatments Work? I Got Wrapped In Saran Wrap To Find Out

March 15, 2017

My lifestyle hasn’t exactly been the healthiest since moving abroad, and as much as I’m trying to practice self-care while traveling, it’s not so easy to find time to workout while also trying to eat my way through in Ho Chi

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