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The world has a trash problem

Yeah, I know you know, but we're still going to talk about it. Majority of the places I have visited, especially developing countries (lmk if you have a better word than "developing"), have an undeniable trash problem. It's usually right in your face, screaming "HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TRASH PROBLEM!" Between the beaches of Vietnam, … Continue reading The world has a trash problem

Live Consciously. Travel Consciously.

For those who I have been following, you probably have noticed that I've changed the directions of this blog a few times. But, you know what? All great things come with trial and error--failure, failure, failure, then one day success just blooms like a sunflower. Or, at least that's how I hope this will all … Continue reading Live Consciously. Travel Consciously.

Self-Analysis: Me Then vs Me Now

The difference between who I was when I started this blog and who I am now is IMMENSE. Of course, we are always changing. In each moment, we are someone different. But, specifically, my ideals when I first started traveling and my mindset now after gaining a couple years of traveling under my belt are … Continue reading Self-Analysis: Me Then vs Me Now

Yosemite is MAGIC

I finally had the chance to go to Yosemite and I basked--no, SHOWERED--in all its magnificent, breathtaking glory. I totally get John Muir, now. There is no other explanation for the creation of such majestic mountains other than God (...or maybe--I'm going to take a wild guess here--the divine power of nature??)   My travel … Continue reading Yosemite is MAGIC

You NEED to go to Big Sur

I AM BEING SERIOUS, YOU NEED TO GO! Big Sur is an absolutely stunning region on the coast of California where the Santa Lucia Mountains meet the Pacific. Just south of Monterey, you'll find beautifully stunning terrain, a winding road that runs just along the cliffs above the ocean and some perfect tranquility. Did I … Continue reading You NEED to go to Big Sur

Thanksgiving: so great, yet so…not

After two years of being out of the country for Thanksgiving, I finally made it back to the homeland to feast on mashed potatoes and marshmallow yams (YUM). You CANNOT deny the deliciousness of the Thanksgiving feast. Even as a vegetarian (YEAH, I DROPPED VEGETARIAN LIKE I DROPPED THE MIC), the meat-free comfort food is … Continue reading Thanksgiving: so great, yet so…not

Island Getaways of South East Asia

If you've thought about traveling to South East Asia, then I am SURE you've thought about which beaches you're going to be laying on, basking in the sun and probably drinking a Pina Colada.  Am I right? I know I am, I know... But, there are so many islands! Which ones do you choose? Well, … Continue reading Island Getaways of South East Asia

Why you should not go to a full moon party

If you've thought about going to Koh Phangan, then you've probably thought about attending the infamous full moon party. Once a month, on the night of the full moon (oh, really?) thousands of tourists gather on the beach for the biggest beach party in the world. People flock to the island just for the party … Continue reading Why you should not go to a full moon party