Bridges in my Travels

A measly collection of pictures of bridges I’ve seen in my travels. These very important inventions that connect people, places, and things. They’re fascinating, inspiring, romantic, and w...

Delta

Restrooms in Hawaii are on a different level! <3 Photo Challenge Delta – Change/Transition...

Backpacker Life

Whoa! This week’s photo challenge is Transient, which is right up my (and any other travel bloggers’) alley! Here are some of my favorite snapshots throughout my backpacking trip in variou...

Everything Else is a Distraction

There’s only one thing I need in life… everything else is a distraction.  (I’ve picked up bracelet weaving lately. I’ve always loved crafting, and I’ve been told to try ...

Floating Markets

Within a small village just an hour outside of Bangkok, Thailand lies the famous floating market, Damnoen Saduak. Hundreds of local vendors row out on boats to sell their most colorful fruits and vege...

Friends are…

People who would hitchhike and ride on the back of a pickup truck with me.  People who would wear matching shirts with me. “If you’re happy and you know it, slap your friend.”  Peo...

21 Weeks of Travel Blogging Challenge

Travel Heals the Mind and Body Fulfilling one of my first goals of this month, I have created my very own weekly blogging challenge. This challenge showcases your experience through travel stories,...

May Reflections

I hate to copy everyone else and say that this month flew by so quickly.. but I really don’t have anything better to say… (I’ll try again next month). First of all, sorry f...

Excuse Me, Life Passing Through

2017 has been a year of revelations for me. The year where I finally understand all the things my parents tell me when they say, “I’ll tell you when you’re older.” Things that ...

Vietnamese Heritage

Celebrating my first Vietnamese New Year Tet in my motherland and experiencing traditions passed on for thousands of years. Wearing the traditional Ao Dai, holding red packets (with money inside), red...

Sunrise at the Wat

The sunrise view of Angkor Wat and it’s reflection on the water is an experience of a lifetime.  But I was not told of the thousands of other people who were also trying to see that view every ...

Guest Post: An Open Letter to Chicago

Dear Chicago, Don’t tell Atlanta, but you’re “home” to me right now. I was never able to explore the inner workings of that city like I have for Chicago. The past three years have been shaped ...