unexpected wanderlust: 10 photos that inspire you to go to vietnam

unexpected wanderlust: 10 photos that inspire you to go to vietnam

Vietnam is an absolute gem. It's a place that I hold special in my heart. It was a place where I reconnected with a friend I hadn't seen since kindergarten, a place with so much beauty to explore, and a place to fall in love with. I'm dying to return and to see the places [...]

10 signs you’ve backpacked in southeast asia

10 signs you’ve backpacked in southeast asia

1. You own elephant pants or fisherman pants 2. You have this picture (or a very similar one) did you even go to Asia if you didn't get to see some elephants? 3. You know food poisoning is not an "if," but a "when" and you know that it's NOT going to be a fun [...]

unexpeted itineraries: popular southeast asia

unexpeted itineraries: popular southeast asia

Southeast Asian Itineraries I may not have lived in Southeast Asia all my life, but to me, this beautiful little region is home. The best memories from my childhood come from tubing down a river in Laos (yes, the one that was known for death by bar hopping/drugs) and playing with elephants in Chiang Mai, [...]

unexpected hoi an

unexpected hoi an

Our tour of Halong Bay took us back to Hanoi, so Gabby and I took an overnight train to Danang to get to Hoi An. These were the cabins, which really weren't too bad at all, excluding the cockroaches that we found. One was in my bed (eek!!!), but they all disappeared when the train [...]

unexpected ha long bay

unexpected ha long bay

Ugh the beauty of this place is unreal. It's absolutely breathtaking. Being onboard the Paloma Cruise was the most relaxing, incredible experience. The staff was the sweetest, most helpful and comforting staff Gabby and I had met on our entire trip, and they brought joy and laughter to our faces every waking minute. During our stay on the [...]

unexpected hanoi

unexpected hanoi

Long time, no blog! I've been in Vietnam with Gabby for the past ten days, so blogging, let alone good internet, has been hard to come by. No worries, though, I'll be posting about our trip quite regularly in the next few days! Our first stop on our Vietnamese adventure was Hanoi. I didn't really [...]