What to Wear in Paris During Winter

What to Wear in Paris During Winter

Hello friends! Today Emma from Petite Maison of Fashion is going to share an outfit of the day for winter in Paris. Emma is a Franco-American fashion and lifestyle blogger, as well as one of my best friends, a total #girlboss, and my previous college roommate! Enough of me talking, let's hear from her! *  [...]

winter travel essentials

winter travel essentials

It's hard to believe that Winter's really only just begun! Winter started on the 21st of December, 2017, and it lasts all the way until March! Am I the only one who feels like Winter started ages ago?! That being said, it's a great time to share my winter travel essentials! A warm hat A [...]

The Best Place to Travel Every Month in 2018

The Best Place to Travel Every Month in 2018

Have some time off in 2018? I'm sharing the best places to travel every month in 2018! Read on and get planning! January: East Coast, Australia Need to escape the cold? Head over to the East Coast of Australia! With Gold Coast, Brisbane, Cairnes, Byron Bay, Sydney, and Melbourne all lining the coast, you can't [...]

unexpected overview: 2017 in a nutshell

unexpected overview: 2017 in a nutshell

This year has been one of the best thus far. The Numbers Total Kilometers Travelled: 52,209 km In the Air (by plane): 41,928 km On the Tracks (by train): 5,447 km On the Road (by bus): 4,460 km On foot (trekking/hiking): 374 km Days on the Road: 192 - 52% of the year and the [...]

unexpected eats: 5 treats in Boston!

unexpected eats: 5 treats in Boston!

When I lived in Massachusetts, one of my favourite things to do was to take the train to the city and have a day of walking around, window-shopping, and grabbing some good food. Over the couple years that I called Boston my home, I'd found some favourite places to eat, whether for a snack or [...]

unexpected eats: making hainanese chicken rice

unexpected eats: making hainanese chicken rice

When away from home, there's nothing better than comfort food. Though we aren't exactly away from home, we're settling into a new one. Singapore is the kind of place that charms you, and well, despite being incredibly excited about relocating to Europe, we miss our Singapore home! So I decided to make some good old [...]

unexpected festivals: is badenfahrt worth the trip?

Badenfahrt is a decennial 10 day festival in Baden, Switzerland, just outside of Zurich. It's supposedly one of the most crowded events in Switzerland, with people rushing from all over the country to this small town. My family and I were under the weather, so we weren't so keen on travelling out to a crowded [...]

unexpected lessons: how i maintain a positive mindset

unexpected lessons: how i maintain a positive mindset

Hey, guys! I want to have a heart to heart with you guys. I feel like after all you've done for me, I owe it to you to share my twenty-year-old, oh-so-wise, knowledge 😉 But in all seriousness, I've overcome years of a negative mindset, and I like to think that I'm currently a pretty [...]

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

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

As you read this, I'll have left my Chinese school! It's crazy to think that before I had come here, I didn't want to study Chinese, as so many lovely things have come from this experience, in addition to more solid Chinese. Yunnan is the province I'd chosen to study within... Honestly, the reason I [...]

unexpected neighborhoods : kampong glam

unexpected neighborhoods : kampong glam

If you're visiting Singapore, don't miss the often overlooked area of Kampong Glam! It's my favourite part of Singapore, simply because there's so much culture within the area. I particularly love Haji Lane, the old "hipster" street. It's become much more upscale in the past few years, but has retained some of its alternative roots. [...]