unexpected eats: a culinary lover’s basic guide to nepal

unexpected eats: a culinary lover’s basic guide to nepal

Gooood day, friends! Nepal isn't often seen as a foodie destination, but OH MY it has incredible food. Today's post is a list of the most memorable foods in Nepal. These are some of the foods I came across again and again! Have a read, start salivating, and book a trip to Nepal! And to my [...]

unexpected wanderlust: eating & drinking my way around the world

unexpected wanderlust: eating & drinking my way around the world

I was recently looking through old photos and found that I take a ~helluva~ lot of the same kind of photo: holding a drink (or occasionally food), with the background in view. So obviously, I compiled them! Unexpected Wanderlust: Eating & Drinking My Way Around the World Chatachuk Market, Bangkok, Thailand Dovan, Annapurna Region, Nepal [...]

unexpected eats: my favourite restaurants in pokhara

unexpected eats: my favourite restaurants in pokhara

As you guys definitely know by now, I am a MAJOR food lover. Last year, after returning from the Annapurna Circuit to Pokhara, I quickly learned that Pokhara was a little city that treasured food (at least Lakeside does!). I spent a little less than a week there, but dreamt of returning to my favourite places [...]

unexpected fitness: how to stay healthy while traveling

unexpected fitness: how to stay healthy while traveling

When traveling, we often eat loads of local food; we don't get that workout in; we let our healthy habits slip, because "we're on holiday!" Being a part time nomad, living half of my time on the road, I have learned how to minimize the fluctuation in my weight and stay relatively healthy. Here are [...]

unexpected cooking: what to do near inle lake

unexpected cooking: what to do near inle lake

Inle Lake is a place that some title "The Most Beautiful Place in Myanmar." While I did find it beautiful, I found that once you saw the lake, you struggled with figuring out what to do. Here are the top moments of Inle Lake. First off, definitely take your boat trip. Inle is a big vast [...]

unexpected teatime

unexpected teatime

I've been wanting to get to Myanmar for quite some time, however each time I'm about to hop on a plane and go, something happens and I end up somewhere else. Two tries later, I made it! Hello Myanmar! I was absolutely shocked when we first arrived in Yangon. For a developing country, one that [...]

unexpected tips: partying smart in southeast asia

unexpected tips: partying smart in southeast asia

Recently, I've been reading a plethora of travel blogs, longing to go back to the craziness that I've come to love in Southeast Asia. I've found myself reading up on safety lately. Well, maybe not so much safety, but the stories of when people were lacking safety. Stupid stories that I can't help but binge [...]

unexpected weekends in northampton (& mini life update)

unexpected weekends in northampton (& mini life update)

I couldn't have asked for a better last weekend with my favourite ladies! I ended up in Northampton, MA both Saturday and Sunday. Northampton is a great fun little area; it's a nice getaway from the quiet life in South Hadley. On Saturday, my friends from Mount Holyoke and I took the PVTA (pioneer valley [...]

unexpected friendsgiving (& two NYC must eats!)

unexpected friendsgiving (& two NYC must eats!)

After spending a lovely Thanksgiving in Charlotte, I flew to New York City to spend two days with friends. The big apple never ceases to amaze me. It was entirely done with Thanksgiving and hoppin' on the Christmas train! I had arrived in a total winter wonderland. I love walking around the city- there's always [...]

unexpected stops and styles: boston

unexpected stops and styles: boston

Travel, if anything, has taught me that there are multiple parts of me with totally different styles. Seriously- I can dress like a dirty hippie one day, grunge the next, and like a total prep the day after. Boston is a city that totally gets that! There are plenty of little burrows of Boston that [...]