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?

Och leuk a’m in Scotland!

Hi everyone! Last week my brother and I were in Edinburgh, Scotland and had such a great time! Turns out we were there during the annual Fringe Festival! It’s the largest arts festival in the world (last year alone the city saw over 40,000 performances), and usually lasts for the month of August. Types of shows…

Brick Lane, Borough Market, and break-ins at Buckingham Palace

Hi everyone! I can’t believe I’ve finished my sixth day in London! At this rate the remaining 14 days are going to go by quickly! As short as this week has seemed however, my brother and I did get a lot of stuff done. On Wednesday I promised you guys I’d give you details on the things we’ve experienced…

Wait a minute, this isn’t South America…

Cheers from London! You’re probably a little confused. It’s okay! Totally understandable. All your questions will be answered right now: Are you really in London? Yes, I am! That’s cool I guess. But why are you adding stuff to this blog? I mean, isn’t this for your travels around South America? Even the name of your…

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…

¡Buen viaje!

Tomorrow afternoon will be Day 1 of my 9-day trip to norte grande, or the “Far North of Chile”. This area runs from the top of the Chile-Perú border all the way south to the Copiapó River located in the Atacama region. I AM SO EXCITED. The group I’m traveling with consists of 7 people total, and…