Nathan Drake, a room full of Buddhas, and my first bribe!

  After a few days in Bangkok, we were off to Siem Reap. Traveling from Thailand to Cambodia by bus was mostly uneventful. It took about 12 hours from the time we left our hostel in Bangkok and arrived at our hostel in Siem Reap.While traveling overnight is a good way to save time, we…

Broken pavements, sketchy tuk-tuk rides, and some more humidity

**I will upload more photos once I find an SD card reader!** The real start of our South East Asia trip was in Bangkok, Thailand. We landed around midnight so weren’t able to catch the train that connects the airport to downtown Bangkok; instead we took a taxi to our hostel. Our driver tried to…

Humidity, Japanese retirees, and making a dent in that bucket list

After about two weeks of traveling the planets have finally aligned, and I find myself with both the time to write AND access to a half-decent computer with an internet connection. Woo-hoo! I’m currently in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam, enjoying a much-needed respite from the heat and humidity outside (I’m SO glad I got a keratin treatment done…

DIY Travel Journal

I’m putting together a travel journal for my upcoming trip to Southeast Asia. What do you think?

Outdoorsy weekend in Pucón, Chile

¡Hola todos! I’ve been hearing from my homies in California that winter weather has arrived, so make sure you stay warm and dry if you’re there! Down here we’ve been welcoming spring for the past few weeks, which means that instead of pouring rain and biting winds we’ve got 35° C temperatures and a whole…

Argentina–Iguazú Falls–Part 2

¡Hola todos! I just got back a few hours ago from an amazing weekend in Pucón, a city about 8 hours south of Santiago. Before I tell you all about that though, here’s that post about Iguazú Falls I promised! Our trip to northern Argentina was sandwiched between our stay in Buenos Aires. The total travel…