With the holidays coming up, I keep thinking about the travel items that I personally have used a bunch as potential gifts for my traveling friends and family. I also have been adding new travel gifts to my wish lists *cough* like a drone *cough*. I’m trying to become more minimalist as I usually travel with a small Tortuga backpack or one carry-on Travelpro suitcase but I can’t help but add more fun and useful things to my collection!
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So enough of that, let’s get shopping! Here is my list of travel gifts to put on your own wish list or get for that ever-wandering traveler in your life:
Continue reading “Best Travel Gifts Guide of 2016”…
I felt like I was at Disney World with the magical FastPass, but in reality I had just gotten off a 13 hour flight from South Korea and just wanted to get home. Thank goodness for Global Entry allowing me a swift exit and the ability to skip the long lines of tourists and travelers arriving at O’Hare International Airport.
Continue reading “Global Entry or Why I Ended Up in Detroit Alone”…
Busy, bustling, Bangkok. My first destination on my solo Southeast Asia trip, and it was not a bad choice. Bangkok has touches of the traditional Thai life mixed in with modern Asia.
Continue reading “Bangkok: A Gateway to Southeast Asia”…
I almost skipped Laos, because I’d honestly never met anyone who had been there and hadn’t heard much about the country on backpacking and travel groups (which by the way are a godsend for last minute advice).
I’m glad I didn’t.
The view flying into Luang Prabang from Chiang Mai in Thailand was mindblowing and incredibly stunning.
Continue reading “A Short Stint in Luang Prabang”…
This is the main place to surf (or at least try to) in the Philippines!
I just got back from a trip to the beautiful Siargao Island! I already want to go back and stay for much longer. Add Siargao to your must-see list now while in the Philippines! You can definitely do all that I did in 2 days but you will be on a serious time crunch.
Continue reading “A 3-Day Guide to Siargao”…
Well things are getting real!
I just booked my flight from Cebu, Philippines to Bangkok, Thailand for a roughly 5/6 week solo Asian adventure until I head to Japan and back to Philippines. I’ll be heading over July 26th!
Continue reading “Southeast Asia – Here I Come”…
I’ve always enjoyed the excitement and sensations of traveling. The packing, waiting to board a plane, and then struggling to fit all I’ve brought back into my bag when I eventually have to go home.
I’ve made it my goal to travel more – domestically and internationally- and explore more, especially alone. Pushing myself to be out of my comfort zone literally and hoping to make every trip an adventure.
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