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

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

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

Word from the backpacking wise

Well, my word has really been put to the test. A couple days into this travel venture, I was pretty consistent with my blog posts, but as time has gone on I find sitting on my computer less appealing than actually exploring...imagine that. While I haven't been keeping up with my posts as regularly as … Continue reading Word from the backpacking wise

5 Thoughts You Have When Planning a Long Excursion

As nice as it sounds to jump on a plane and wonder around the world plans-free, it often doesn't work out like that. No matter how much you try not to "over-think" your trip, it's kind of inevitable. You have to buy plane tickets, map out some kind of route of where you're going, look up … Continue reading 5 Thoughts You Have When Planning a Long Excursion

Brussels after lockdown

Sirens have been ringing non-stop today, or actually more like for the past two weeks. I wouldn't say that it has become normal, but it has become life in Brussels. Hearing the sirens is inevitable, just like seeing the army tanks outside of every metro station and walking past military men with machine guns at … Continue reading Brussels after lockdown