Best Places to Visit in the Philippines 2020

Compared to the many countries of Southeast Asia, the Philippines stand out for several reasons. For one, the seven thousand islands are full of a rich culture and a complex history. Secondly, the Philippines are home to some of the kindest and most unique people you’ll come across. Not to mention, this gem that’s spread … Continue reading Best Places to Visit in the Philippines 2020

25 Things To Do in Siem Reap 2020

Siem Reap is best known for being the home of the world-famous Angkor Wat temple, but the city doesn't stop and end at this amazing temple complex. There are countless of fun activities and attractions to keep you busy during your visit. That's why I've put together this extensive list of my favorite things to … Continue reading 25 Things To Do in Siem Reap 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Battambang 2020

Although it's Cambodia's second largest city, Battambang boasts a small-town friendliness and idyllic charm that draws more and more travelers each year. Seated right on the Sangker River, this laid-back city is surrounded by beautiful countryside, charming villages, gorgeous temples and mysterious ruins. And for the adventurous traveler, Battambang has a surprising amount to offer. … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Battambang 2020

16 Things To Do in Chiang Mai 2020

I’m a little more than halfway through my month in Thailand and for the most part, I’ve been hanging out in the southern part of the country. Based on what I’ve seen and done so far, I couldn’t imagine how northern Thailand could stack up against its southern counterpart. Southern Thailand was a dream. The … Continue reading 16 Things To Do in Chiang Mai 2020

20 Things To Do in Phuket 2020

I've been in Thailand for over 2 weeks now and all I can say is wow, what an adventure it's been so far! Going into this 3-month trip to Southeast Asia, I knew I was going to spend the majority of my time in Thailand, and if it weren't for visa exemption policies and restrictions, … Continue reading 20 Things To Do in Phuket 2020

19 Things To Do in El Nido 2020

When my plane first touched down in Metro Manila, I was absolutely overwhelmed by the sheer size of this city (which is actually composed of 16 cities, namely: the City of Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros) and is home to over 12 million people. Pin this for later? Given that … Continue reading 19 Things To Do in El Nido 2020

Scuba Diving in Guam 2020

For this blog post, I want to do a few different things. First off, I want to tell you where I learned how to scuba dive in Guam. Second, I want to walk you through how I became certified in case you or someone you know happens to be in Guam and wants to get … Continue reading Scuba Diving in Guam 2020

20 Things To Do in Guam 2020

Back in June of 2019, my sister moved to Guam for a travel nursing position and three months later I was able to join her for a two-week visit. Although I was initially overwhelmed by how different Guam is from my home back in America, it took no time at all for me to fall … Continue reading 20 Things To Do in Guam 2020

Southeast Asia Packing List 2020

For backpackers, there are lots of places we dream of going to, but for some reason Southeast Asia encompasses everything we want out of a trip. It’s inexpensive, full of adventure, rich in culture, and packed with awesome people.  Spread across nine different countries – Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and … Continue reading Southeast Asia Packing List 2020

My Travel Itinerary for Southeast Asia

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away... And this galaxy was called Little Rock, AR. The year was 2011 and I had just landed in South Korea, my first time outside of the United States. Not only was I a very sheltered junior in high school with no true concept of travel … Continue reading My Travel Itinerary for Southeast Asia