📍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…

Why I Love To Travel

The first step off the plane, you instantly feel the weather hit you differently than it would at home. It’s a different smell, foreign languages surround you, and from that step forward, you have no idea where life can possibly take you. This is why I love to travel. As a kid, I hated plane rides….

📍 Yangon, Myanmar

Myanmar was a corner of Southeast Asia that I heard nothing but good things about. Travelers from all over raved about how beautiful it is and festival season was upon us so there was no better time to visit than now. Getting to Myanmar was a bit of a hassle only because it requires a…

📍 Penang, Malaysia

After spending almost a full week in KL, we decided to make our way up to Penang after hearing several people recommending it and I’m glad we did! We were unexpectedly surprised at the sights the city had to offer! Here are a few things we did: Penang Avatar Secret Garden 😍 this was by far one…

📍 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

After visiting Singapore, we spontaneously decided to stop into Malaysia cause why not? We had zero expectations and had time to kill so we booked a bus ticket and were on our way. The bus was surprisingly an enjoyable experience and didn’t even had wifi! We stayed at a hostel called the Reggae Mansion and…