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Happy Birthday, Dad.

May 13, 2017

Today would have been my dad’s 63rd birthday. I spent the day a million miles from home celebrating his life, doing all of the things that he loved. I went to the beach, swam in the ocean, listened to Motown, drank

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#MyTravelDiary: Getting Scuba Certified Was The Actual Worst

May 10, 2017

So, fun fact: Getting certified to Scuba dive isn’t actually all that fun. When I was planning my recent island hopping trip in Thailand (I’m based in Bangkok ATM), I found out that Koh Tao, one of the locations I

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#MyTravelDiary: 100 Days Of Travel

May 1, 2017

100 days ago, I boarded a plane to Kuala Lumpur with my boyfriend, a one-way ticket and way, way too much luggage. Since then I’ve taken 22 more flights (plus three of ferries and a few very, very long bus

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#MyTravelDiary: Living In Cambodia Is Really, Really Hard. But I’m Trying.

April 24, 2017

I can’t figure out how to pronounce the words “Phnom Penh,” which is problematic because it’s where I’ve been living for the last 23 days. Some people say it with a hard P (“Panom Penh”), some people say it with

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#MyTravelDiary: I Caught A Catfish With My Bare Hands On The Mekong Delta

April 14, 2017

I’ve never been what you would call “outdoorsy.” The last time I went on a hike I was 13 (and only because it was camp-mandated) and my friends took to calling me “Wilderness Barbie” while I tried not to get

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#MyTravelDiary: Thanks To Airbnb, You Can Surf With A Hot Australian Guy For $59

April 10, 2017

When in Australia, there are two things everyone should try: Surfing, and hanging out with a hot Australian local.Thanks to AirBnB experiences, I had the chance to try both for only $59…. And let me just say – Best. Money.

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#MyTravelDiary: Finding Myself On The Australian Coast

April 5, 2017

I’ve never really had a “bucket list,” mostly because adrenaline activities terrify me and I suck at planning ahead. But I suppose if you asked me the  #1 place I wanted to see before I died, I’d choose Australia. (Do most

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#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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#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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About The Blog

January 20, 2017

When I was in middle and high school, I lived out of a suitcase. My parents were away a lot, so I bopped around from friends house to friends house with an overstuffed lime green tote bag filled with a

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