My 21st Birthday in Saigon

For as long as I can remember, I have had school or exams just before my birthday, on my birthday date itself or right after. This made it difficult to do much of anything besides cut cake and have dinner with my family. While I absolutely love this tradition, this year I wanted to try…

The Heart of Vietnam

My flight arrived in Hanoi at exactly 6:30am in the morning local time. Admittedly, I was groggy from having to wake up at three in the morning to get dressed, travel an hour to get to the airport, wait another hour in line just to get past security checks and forced myself to down a…

Travel Bucket List: IndoChina

Hey everyone, I’ve decided to make another travel bucket list but this time focus mainly on the countries in IndoChina. Vietnam is a country that is in it as well but because I have mentioned it in my previous bucket list, I will not include it here. Cambodia 2. Myanmar 3. Laos 4. Thailand And…

Travel Bucket List: Asia

Hey everyone, Ever since I started this blog, I have written so much about the things I have done and the places I have been to. It is always easier to write about what you have accomplished because you can be confident about it. I knew I wanted all of you on this journey with…

Half Year Goals Achieved

On the 31st of December, we all look back at how the entire year had gone by. We’re usually filled with nostalgia but sometimes also regret. Once the next day arrives, we’re now filled with motivation to start again. We charge the next year with a long list of goals to achieve and everything we have…

The Saigon Seven

The scene outside the Saigon airport resembled what would happen had everyone known a celebrity had flown into town. Except here, it was a normal daily sight to have so many people waiting there. It took my sister and I a while to spot my cousin brother and his wife with their six month old…

Local Village Life in Thanh Hoa

When most people think about travel, they imagine comfortable flights with luxurious hotels and restaurant dining. Not everyone is willing to experience or even write about the rural areas. But if you truly want to experience living like a local, then that’s where you’ll have to go. Now I want to be clear that I…