Category: vietnam

a one way ticket to Bangkok

I remember it like it was yesterday… I sat in my mentor’s office and sheepishly mentioned to her that I had been dreaming of traveling and working abroad for a while. After sharing my far fetched dream with her, I ended it with “but of course I can’t really do that’. What she said in…


How traveling solo for 2 months has changed me

People ask me often what I learned from traveling in Asia for two months solo (recaps here and here), and quite honestly, I haven’t really had a good answer. At the end of the trip, I distinctly knew that I was deeply impacted by my trip but I also intuitively knew that it was going…


Intuitive Eating (and sometimes lack thereof) while traveling [VIDEO + Interview with Maddy Moon]

When I was in the middle of my 10 year struggle with food, I’m not sure if I would have been able to take the two month solo trip that I just took (to Thailand and Vietnam). My obsessive, controlling, fearful attitude toward food would have kept me from feeling like I could handle that kind…


Thailand + Vietnam: Trip Recap #2 – More food, sights, and accommodations!

This is Part Two of a Two Part Recap on my Two month solo-trip to Thailand and Vietnam. Catch Part One here.  Hi again! Okay so let’s see, I left off my last post telling you that I randomly decided to tack on a couple of extra weeks to my adventure and head to Vietnam. Going…