everything you need to know about train travel in china

everything you need to know about train travel in china

There are so many words that come to mind when thinking about travel in China. Intimidating, confusing, exciting. I spent about 2 and a half months in China this year, and I fell in love. China's a wild place. That being said, outside Beijing, Shanghai, and other big cities, it's hard to get around without [...]

A 2 Week Myanmar Itinerary

A 2 Week Myanmar Itinerary

Want to see the best of Myanmar but only have 2 weeks? It's totally possible! Follow my itinerary to see the highlights of this amazing country. Day 1: Land in Yangon and get yourself to Mandalay Flights are typically cheapest in and out of Yangon, so obviously, start there! You can take a flight or [...]

5 Reasons Why You MUST go to Nepal

5 Reasons Why You MUST go to Nepal

One year ago, I was on my way to Nepal for the third time. Nepal is a country I will never get tired of… It’s full of so much happiness, culture, and beauty… in a word, Nepal is vibrant. One year ago, I was full of excitement and curiosity about what was to come. Little [...]

5 Weekend Trips from Kunming, China

5 Weekend Trips from Kunming, China

When I studied in Kunming, I wanted to take advantage of the location and see as much of Yunnan as I could! I've put together my top 5 weekend trips from Kunming, all accessible by train or bus. Have a free weekend and looking for somewhere to go? Give these places a visit! Dali 大理 [...]

5 Reasons to Travel to Mongolia ASAP

5 Reasons to Travel to Mongolia ASAP

The Landscapes Mongolia is one place that has some seriously beautiful, untouched sights. If you go out into the West, you probably won't even see another traveller on the most popular trail! People typically don't go to Mongolia for the cities- they go for the landscape, and I can confirm: they're entirely worth it. The [...]

How to Spend a Weekend in Georgetown, Penang

How to Spend a Weekend in Georgetown, Penang

This is one of my favourite places in Malaysia. My family used to spend our Christmases here- it was tradition! Georgetown used to be a massive trading hub, but now, it's famous for its British Colonial roots, mosques, and temples. It's also a major foodie city. If you want an overview of Penang, here's a [...]

what trekking in Mongolia is REALLY like

what trekking in Mongolia is REALLY like

Mongolia was an unexplored faraway land that I dreamt about one day visiting. Sometimes dreams turn reality, and I found myself in a small, rattling propeller plane on my way to Ulaanbaatar. The thing about Mongolia is that it's unlike any other place in the world. Once you get out of the capital, you feel [...]

unexpected tips: singapore bucket list

unexpected tips: singapore bucket list

Singapore is a small country, only 719.1 km2, yet people are always wondering, what is there to do? At first glance, Singapore may seem like the kind of place you could quickly pass through, but there are tons of things to do in The Little Red Dot. To help you out, whether you live here [...]

unexpected wanderlust: 10 photos that will make you book a flight to myanmar

unexpected wanderlust: 10 photos that will make you book a flight to myanmar

I've been thinking about Myanmar a lot recently. I feel that we've only been seeing the bad side of the country in the news lately, but Myanmar is such a gorgeous place. I wanted to highlight the amazing side of this country. It sure is a special one. You'll notice that a LOT of my [...]

the ultimate guide to singapore

the ultimate guide to singapore

I'm going to keep this little intro short and sweet, as I've written a monster guide here. Basically, this guide is split into a couple different sections... We have 1) Some general facts about Singapore, 2) the neighborhoods of Singapore, where I give a general overview of my favourite areas of SG, 3) what to [...]