21 Hours In Japan

21 Hours In Japan

Oh, Japan. Why did I only get to spend less than a day with you when I found you so incredibly magical? If I would've had more time (and more yen) I would've done it all: eaten takoyaki in Osaka, explored tiny fishing villages, indulged my nerdier side at the Ghibli...
Asia Update: Weeks 2, 3 & 4

Asia Update: Weeks 2, 3 & 4

This Asia Update is coming to you from Koh Tao, Thailand! And um… yes, I failed on getting these updates out on a weekly basis. My bad. Where I’ve Been: Hong Kong (1 day) Phuket (1 day) Ao Nang (4 days) Railay (3 days) Koh Samui (3 days) Koh Tao (10 days) Top...
Thoughts on My First Time in Asia

Thoughts on My First Time in Asia

This post is a little departure from my normal posts-I wanted to record what I felt on my first night in Asia, as well as reflect on the difference between what I had expected and what it was actually like. It's dark and I'm sitting in the passenger seat on the wrong...
Capture the Colour: France Edition

Capture the Colour: France Edition

As y'all might have noticed, the Capture the Colour contest is making its way around the blogosphere again this year! So I knew I had to participate, as well as use this as an excuse to reminisce on my time in France. Sigh. Am I allowed to go back yet? White When I...
Falling in Love with Southern California

Falling in Love with Southern California

After our fast-paced weekend in LA, we headed south to chilled out Chula Vista for a bit of sun and sand. Instead of staying with a friend, we found a place to stay with a Southern California native and lifeguard through Couchsurfing. One of my favorite parts of...
Finding Love for Los Angeles

Finding Love for Los Angeles

To be honest, Los Angeles isn't my favorite city. The lack of history, the strip malls, the traffic- oh dear god, the traffic- combine themselves in a way I find to be overwhelming. But on this visit to the city of angels I had an absolutely amazing time due in no...
Asia Update: Week 1

Asia Update: Week 1

Hey! So guess who's finally in Asia? Can you believe this is actually happening? I certainly can't. Now that my trip has begun, I'd like to start a new series: Asia Updates! My Asia Updates will be a weekly Monday-Monday recap of my adventures in Asia, as well as a...