My 22 hours in Korea
Korea

My 22 hours in Korea

I am a sucker for cheap plane tickets. A couple of weeks ago, I went to Vietnam for a beautiful wedding for one of my best friends, and the cheapest ticket option had an overnight layover in Korea. “What the heck, I’ve…

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“Don’t go to Athens!”
Athens

“Don’t go to Athens!”

That’s what everyone told me and ex, anyway. “Check out Santorini, it’s sooo much better.” But we didn’t listen. And I liked it a lot! We went last year (2016), so about eight years after their debt crisis. Not that…

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I am done with sketchy hostels & hotels.
Thoughts

I am done with sketchy hostels & hotels.

Like the sketchiest hostel ever in Alaska. We’ve all been there. It’s 1 AM. It turns out your hostel is in a rougher part of town, dimly lit, with homeless people scattered on the streets. You tell yourself you don’t…

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The people you meet while in the air 
Thoughts

The people you meet while in the air 

Meeting people on airplanes is almost like sharing extended elevator speeches. You have enough time to connect, but not always enough time to make a lasting bond. You hear vaguely familiar stories, maybe what people you know have gone through…

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Chúc mừng năm mới
Vietnam

Chúc mừng năm mới

Chúc mừng năm mới! Or, happy lunar new year in Vietnamese! Well technically it’s day 3 of lunar new year. But around this time last year, I was in Vietnam to celebrate! Well technically it would have been two weeks from…

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