There is no shortage of incredible destinations in Thailand. It is easily one of my favorite countries in the world and despite having been there three times already, I feel like I have hardly scratched the surface of what it has to offer. The landscapes are diverse, the culture is rich, and of course, the… Read More 10 Must-Visit Destinations in Thailand
Kuala Lumpur, like most Asian capitals, is a sprawling metropolis spanning miles in every direction. For anyone new to the city, it might feel overwhelming or even impossible to get your bearings. As our bus parked at KL Sentral Station, I was in awe at the massive hub that I had just been dropped off… Read More Where To Stay in Kuala Lumpur: Jalan Alor
I had a lot of free time on my hands in Kuala Lumpur. Based on everything I’ve heard from everyone else, food was the main attraction in Malaysia’s capital. Obviously, you’ve also got the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, but aside from that, there isn’t much to do but eat and shop and shop and eat.… Read More Is Batu Caves Worth Going To?
It’s weird what following all of those travel accounts on Instagram can do to you. I was born in the Philippines, but I have never even heard of El Nido or even Palawan really until I started seeing it blasted all over my Instagram feed almost every other day. I was already backpacking through Southeast… Read More Why Now Is The Best Time To Go To El Nido, Palawan
Lago de Atitlan is one of my favorite places I have ever been. The natural beauty of the lake, surrounded by volcanoes and endless lush green hills never get old. I could have stayed there for months. I even considered extending my Central America trip just to go back there again. Where To Stay So… Read More The Backpacker’s Guide To Lake Atitlan
I knew I was taking a slow boat, but everything about this morning was slow, matching the lazy pace of the crammed boat that we somehow convinced ourselves would be a great idea. We got picked up from our hostel in Chiang Khong at 8 AM, and our slow boat was set to leave at… Read More Taking The Scenic Route With A Slow Boat Into Laos
Koh Phi Phi is a tale of two islands. One side is a beautiful and serene setting, with quiet restaurants, art galleries, and old people. The other side features a beach lined with rambunctious clubs, swimming pool parties, and an abundance of drunk street food offerings. In between these two sides, you’ll find a pleasant… Read More A Belligerent Paradise Island: Koh Phi Phi Survival Guide
What’s up guys? The moment I’ve been anxiously awaiting is closer than ever and I am finally hopping onboard the hype train. The past month of being able to relax, catch up with friends, see my family and my dogs has been much needed, but I think my reluctance to go back on the road… Read More yooo I leave for Thailand tomorrow
The reign of Pablo Escobar and the legacy that followed have given Colombia a reputation that has been hard to shake, despite the fact that the Colombia of today has all but erased the demons of a Colombia past.… Read More How Easy Is It To Get Cocaine in Colombia?
The sprawling metropolis of Mexico City is among the largest in the world, so you can guess how overwhelmed I was when I decided to turn my 5-hour layover into a measly three-day detour. My plane landed in Mexico City around midnight, and curious at what the wonders of Mexico City could possibly offer (and… Read More How to Spend Three Days in Mexico City