Category Archive: travel

Paradise Found in Boracay

One of the best parts of teaching in Asia was the accessibility to some of the world’s most pristine and idyllic beaches. I’ve been fortunate enough to lounge on beaches covered with white… Continue reading

Hong Kong’s Little Secret

Hong Kong is best known for its skylines, shopping, and bustling streets. Although there’s much to do in the city’s center, it’s what lies beyond the skyline. Hong Kong has some pretty spectacular… Continue reading

My Top Lost In Translation Moments

Living in a foreign country, you will encounter the good, the bad, and the ugly. Everyday brings an interesting of frustrating experience. It became a running joke in Hong Kong that anything that… Continue reading

My Top Hong Kong Eats

One of the best things about Hong Kong is the food. Hong Kong offers a variety of cuisine options, cheap street food to Michelin star restaurants. From Western to Eastern flare, there is… Continue reading

Why America Should Encourage a Gap Year

During my travels, I noticed many kids from all over Europe who were travelling Southeast Asia for several months for their “gap year.” A gap year is a time between high school and… Continue reading

Solo Travel: Bali

Many people have a fear of being alone. The very thought of traveling alone is terrifying . Bali was my first experience going on a vacation completely by myself and after the whole… Continue reading

Following My Path

A year and a half ago, I took a leap of faith to move abroad to teach. I left everything I knew behind: my family and friends, the comforts of home, and even… Continue reading