Myanmar Vlog

Months ago I went to Myanmar and sat on hundreds of clips from my trip that I didn’t know what to do with. I kept it in the back of my head by dreading putting them into a video because I couldn’t figure out the concept I was aiming for. I finally took time to…

5 tips for solo traveling

Traveling solo for your first time can be absolutely intimidating. I walk the streets of my hometown alone often and with no fear but the thought of being in an unfamiliar city with no one to talk to can be terrifying. Although I have yet to buy a single ticket for myself and conquer a…

📍 Middlefork Snoqualmie Trail

During the holidays, my family likes to lay low and take the days off as an opportunity to relax, watch movies, and eat good food. Although I do often enjoy the same, this year I’ve been motivated to get out and explore. Having friends who share the same interests is something I look forward to…

The Lights of Christmas

Eeeek! Christmas is over and I haven’t shared one holiday photo yet but here they are! My bf and I got to spend a day at the Lights of Christmas and although it was freeezing cold, we got to walk around and admire all the lights and festivities that Christmas brings. Getting older, the holidays…

📍Gold Creek Pond

Recently I’ve been itchinggg to get out so my bf took me to a place he randomly found and it happened to only be about an hr away! We hopped on I-90 and drove away from the city, the noise and people to a quiet abyss near the mountains. The air was amazingly crisp as…

📍 Lynn Canyon Park

A few weeks ago I had to pleasure of driving up to Vancouver to visit Lynn Canyon Park with my bf. My travel bug hasn’t quite left and exploring the PNW is nearly free. As bridges are just my favorite points of interest to visit, I was eager to check out the moody suspension bridge…

📍 Bagan, Myanmar

We’re reached our last city of this 6 week trip to SEA and it’s been humbling to say the least. Bagan had its ups and downs (getting sick, not seeing hot air balloons, getting stuck instead due to rain) we made amazing memories with and met unforgettable people. On one of the days we went…

📍 Mandalay, Myanmar

More temples, yay! Photos by the talented @kamabtara on Instagram Where to stay: Ostello Bello Mandalay! How to get around: Tours

How to save money for a backpacking trip

A question that a lot of people ask me is “how do you have so much money to travel??” or “what job do you have that allows you to take so much time off?” I’m gonna be real here, I’m smart with my money. I’ve traveled several times this year and it’s taught me how…

7 must read books!

These books have truly been influential in boosting my self esteem, taken my positivity to higher levels, and kept me feeling well rounded. Here are 5 of my favorite books that have changed my life: The Alchemist. This book was recommended to me on one of my travels and it was the gateway to reading self-help…

📍 Inle Lake, Myanmar

Inle Lake was a beautiful, exhausting, adventurous and fully scheduled few days consisting of a sunrise, visiting lots of temples, witnessing hard working locals, and celebrating the festival. I’ll let the pics do all the talking: In short, we stayed at the Ostello Bello  and we booked the tour along the river for sunrise. They picked…